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Sports and Exercise Science
Bachelor of Applied Science (Sports and Exercise Science)
Bachelor of Applied Science (Sports and Exercise Science)

Bachelor of Applied Science (Sports and Exercise Science)

  • ID:CPIT640167
  • Level:3-Year Bachelor's Degree
  • Duration:
  • Intake:
  • Type:Full-time

Fees (NZD)

  • TuitionFee/Year:$23,030.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$16,400.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:$700.00
  • OtherFee/Year:$333.33
  • TuitionFee/Year:$23,030.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$16,400.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:$700.00
  • OtherFee/Year:$333.33

* textbooks, travel to work placements

Estimated Total/program:
$121,389.99
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Admission Requirements

Entry requirements

  • NCEA Level 3 (60 credits at level 3 and 20 credits at level 2 or higher) which must include:
    • 14 credits at Level 3 in each of:
      • biology or human biology or physical education
      • another subject, preferably core health/health education, physics, statistics, mathematics, chemistry, geography, home economics and psychology. (Human Nutrition specialisation applicants must have a minimum of 14 credits in Chemistry at Level 2)
      • one other subject from the list of approved subjects*
    • Literacy* - 10 credits at Level 2 or above, made up of 5 credits in reading, 5 credits in writing and
    • Numeracy* - 10 credits at Level 1 or above (specified achievement standards, or unit standards 26623, 26626, 26627)
  • OR Successful completion of New Zealand Certificate in Exercise (Level 4)
  • OR New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Level 4) Ara Applied Science Pathway or equivalent

Note: If you have undertaken examinations other than NCEA (e.g. International Baccalaureate, Cambridge Examination), Ara will assess your qualification for academic entry equivalency.

English requirements

  • If English is not your first language, we want to make sure that you will be successful in your chosen programme of study.
  • Please provide a result from a test or qualification on the acceptable alternatives English Proficiency Outcomes Chart.

OR

  • If you are a New Zealand Citizen or Permanent Resident, complete an Admission and Enrolment form and Ara will contact you regarding a free assessment.
  • If you are not a New Zealand Citizen or Permanent resident, book an IELTS or other test through the AraExamination Centre or in your home country.
  • IELTS scores used must be taken from a single IELTS Test Report Form and are valid for two years from the date of the test.
  • Overall IELTS requirements 6.0 academic: speaking 5.5, reading 5.5, writing 5.5, listening 5.5.

Course Information

Develop the practical skills and expertise needed to work in a wide range of sports, health and exercise science fields.

During our three year programme you will study theory, participate in practical sessions and undertaken work placements in your chosen specialisation of sport and exercise science. Your studies will allow you to evaluate, facilitate and/or enhance sport and exercise performance in a wide range of contexts using current scientific principles and technologies.

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Pre Courses

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Pathway Courses

  • You could further your studies with a graduate diploma in nutrition, sustainability and outdoor education or physical activity, health and wellness.
  • You could also advance your knowledge of additional clinical practice by undertaking the Postgraduate Certificate in Health Science, Postgraduate Diploma in Health Science or Master of Health Science.
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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

Sport scientists work in a variety of laboratory and field settings to optimise human capability.

This specialisation opens up a wide range of possibilities in the health and sports science related fields. Opportunities range from working as a performance analyst, strength and conditioning specialist, sports development, a consultant working with the general population and athletes or going on to further studies.

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

Insurance/year: 700 NZD/ per year

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