Bachelor of Sport and Recreation (Honours)

Take your understanding of sport and recreation further, and research an area of your interest with the one-year Bachelor of Sport and Recreation (Honours).

This postgraduate degree is aimed at high-achieving students in the Bachelor of Sport and Recreation who want to advance their skills and make their CV stand out.

Research skills are highly valued in the sport and recreation sector and this programme can lead to a range of exciting careers. It can also serve as a direct pathway into the PhD. The Bachelor of Sport and Recreation (Honours) draws on courses from AUT’s Master of Sport, Exercise and Health, and Master of Health Science.

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Minimum entry requirements

  • Bachelor of Sport and Recreation with a B+ grade average or higher in level 7 courses or equivalent.
  • An applicant’s course of study must be approved by the Dean (or representative)

International student entry requirements

English language requirements

  • IELTS (Academic) 6.5 overall with all bands 6.0 or higher; or equivalent

English language requirements

  • Strength and conditioning coach
  • Exercise physiologist
  • Performance analyst
  • Manager of performance programme
Quick facts
Programme code:
1 year full-time / part-time available
North Campus
15 Jul 2024
3 Mar 2025
21 Jul 2025

Key semester dates
$10,607 (for 120 points)
($9,461 tuition fees + $1146 student services levy)
$43,046 (for 120 points)
($41,900 tuition fees + $1146 student services levy)
  • Fees shown are based on a full-time workload for the points indicated next to the fee. The exact fee charged will depend on which courses you select at the time of enrolment.
  • Fees are subject to change year to year. If you are planning for study beyond the current year, fees may vary from those stated.
  • There may also be other fees and charges you need to pay.
  • International students' tuition fees reflect the full cost of tuition. Domestic students' tuition fees are less due to a proportion of the tuition fees being funded by the New Zealand Government.


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