Master of Sport and Exercise

With the Master of Sport and Exercise you can build on your existing knowledge and complete applied research in an area of sport and recreation, under the guidance of AUT's expert staff.

Your research project is equivalent to one year of full-time study. AUT is New Zealand’s top ranked university for sport and exercise science research, and through your research you work with some of the leading researchers in this field.

Start date: 2019

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
  • Relevant professional practice or experience equivalent to a bachelor’s degree

You must also provide evidence of having completed an undergraduate research paper or equivalent.

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 qualify for the Master of Sport and Exercise, you must achieve 240 points, including a 120-point thesis.

The programme builds on the Postgraduate Diploma in Sport and Exercise. Students interested in sport leadership and management may include some specialist papers from business and economics programmes.

Complete one of the following

And choose 30 points from

And either

Complete the following papers

And choose 45 points from

Or complete 75 points from

And complete a thesis

HEAL999 Thesis (120 points)

  • Strength and conditioning coach
  • Exercise physiologist
  • Performance analyst
  • Manager of performance programme
Quick facts
Programme code:
AK3910
Level:
9
Points:
240
Duration:
2 years full-time / part-time available
Campus:
North Campus / South Campus
Starts:

25 Feb 2019

15 Jul 2019

Fees:
Domestic
$8,540
  • This represents the approximate tuition fee based on a full-time workload of 120 points in 2019. 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 2019, 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
$35,820
  • This represents the approximate tuition fee based on a full-time workload of 120 points in 2019. 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 2019, 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.

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