Graduate Certificate & Graduate Diploma in Sport and Exercise

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Interested in sport and recreation but don't want to commit to a three-year degree?
If you have a degree in another field or considerable professional experience in sport, recreation or health and want to gain a qualification, these programmes are for you.

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Quick facts

Programme code: Graduate Certificate AK1031 or Graduate Diploma AK1032
Level: 7
Points: Certificate – 60, Diploma – 120
Duration: Certificate – 1/2 year full-time / Up to 2 years part-time, Diploma – 1 year full-time / Up to 3 years part-time
Venue: North Campus and South Campus*
Starting date: 26 February and 16 July 2018

AUT encourages early application. This qualification will remain open until all places have been filled.

Entry requirements

  • A bachelor's degree OR
  • Relevant professional qualification or experience approved by the Dean (or representative) to be equivalent to a degree

You choose papers from relevant undergraduate degrees, such as the Bachelor of Sport and Recreation or the Bachelor of Health Science. We will guide you in your choice of suitable papers. Depending on your existing knowledge and interest areas, you may have to take additional papers to meet prerequisite requirements for specific pathways.

If you perform well in the Graduate Diploma in Sport and Exercise you can also use it as a direct pathway into postgraduate study in a related field. 

Graduate Diploma in Sport and Exercise 

You must complete at least 120 points, including 75 points from level 7 Bachelor of Sport and Recreation papers.

Graduate Certificate in Sport and Exercise

You must complete at least 60 points, including 45 points from level 7 Bachelor of Sport and Recreation papers.

*Some papers may be available at AUT South Campus

Last updated: 14-Aug-2017 11.05am

The information on this page was correct at time of publication. For a comprehensive overview of AUT qualifications, please refer to the Academic Calendar.