Master of Sport, Exercise and Health

With the Master of Sport, Exercise and Health you can advance your knowledge of the sport industry, and be involved in world-leading research in sport, exercise and health.

You can specialise in coach and athlete development, outdoor learning, physical activity and nutrition, sport leadership and management, or strength and conditioning. You can also complete this master's degree without a specialisation, and choose from a wide range of courses of your interest.

At the heart of the programme is the dissertation, which enables you to research a topic of your interest, under the guidance of AUT’s globally renowned sport and recreation staff. The programme is flexible, and is offered as a mix of online and on-campus block courses.

*This programme is currently awaiting CUAP approval. Applications for this programme will be open soon.

Start date: 2021

Minimum entry requirements

Must have completed one of the following or equivalent with a B grade average or higher:

  • Bachelor of Sport and Recreation
  • Graduate Diploma in Sport and Exercise

International student entry requirements

English language requirements

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

English language requirements

To complete the Master of Sport, Exercise and Health you need to successfully complete 180 points, including a 75-point dissertation. Your dissertation is a great opportunity to research a topic of your interest within the field of sport, exercise and health.

There’s an emphasis on Mātauranga Māori within our courses.

All courses are offered via flexible learning, with online teaching and learning, as well as block courses on campus at the AUT North Campus, AUT South Campus or AUT Millennium. This is convenient if you live outside of Auckland or are balancing your study with work or family commitments.

Complete the following courses

And one of

And complete 60 points from

And complete a dissertation

Quick facts
Programme code:
AK3914
Level:
9
Points:
180
Duration:
1.5 years full-time / part-time available
Campus:
North Campus *
Starts:
22 Feb 2021
12 Jul 2021
Fees:
Domestic
Not yet available
  • This represents the approximate tuition fee based on a full-time workload of 120 points in 2020. The exact tuition fee will depend on papers selected and may exceed this figure.
  • Fees are subject to change year to year. If you are planning for beyond 2020, fees may vary from those stated.
  • There may also be other fees and charges you need to pay. Learn more about fees to study at AUT
International
Not yet available
  • This represents the approximate tuition fee based on a full-time workload of 120 points in 2020. The exact tuition fee will depend on papers selected and may exceed this figure.
  • Fees are subject to change year to year. If you are planning for beyond 2020, the tuition fee may vary from the figure stated.
  • There may also be other fees and charges you need to pay. Learn more about fees to study at AUT
  • 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.

Scholarships at AUT

* Some classes may also be taught at the South Campus and AUT Millennium, and online.

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

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