Certificate in Sport and Recreation

Grab your opportunity to gain skills and knowledge for further study or your future career in sport and recreation, or health sciences with this one-semester certificate.

The Certificate in Sport and Recreation is for Year 13 students who didn’t get UE at school and want to staircase into the Bachelor of Sport and Recreation or prepare themselves for further study in a health sciences degree.

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Minimum entry requirements

If you have New Zealand qualifications

  • Completion of Year 13

In some circumstances, applicants whose academic record indicates that they have a reasonable chance of success in the programme, may be admitted on a case-by-case basis.

If you have qualifications from another country

See entry requirements for students from other countries. Select your country from the dropdown menu.

English language requirements

  • IELTS (Academic) 5.5 overall with all bands 5.0 or higher; or equivalent

English language requirements

Develop the confidence and skills for further study in a bachelor's degree at university. You build your academic writing, communication, computer literacy and time management skills, and develop an understanding of coaching, health and wellbeing, and sport and fitness.

Complete four courses

This programme can prepare you for further studies in:

Quick facts
Programme code:
0.5 years full-time / part-time available
North Campus
South Campus
3 Mar 2025
21 Jul 2025

Key semester dates
$4,218 (for 60 points)
($3,645 tuition fees + $573 student services levy)
$16,973 (for 60 points)
($16,400 tuition fees + $573 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.
  • Fees-free study may be available for domestic students

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