Postgraduate Diploma in Sport and Exercise

The Postgraduate Diploma in Sport and Exercise Science equips you with an in-depth understanding of sport and exercise in as little as one year.

Papers in the Postgraduate Diploma in Sport and Exercise cover entrepreneurship and leadership, as well as the science, evidence-based practice, and theory behind physical conditioning, coaching or sports management. It provides the foundation for further study in the Master of Sport and Exercise.

Start date: 2019

Minimum entry requirements

Must have completed one of the following or equivalent:

  • Bachelor of Sport and Recreation
  • Graduate Diploma in Sport and Exercise
  • Relevant professional practice or experience equivalent to a bachelor’s degree

English language requirements

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

You need to complete a total of 120 points to complete this programme, including 45 points of core papers and 75 points of optional papers.

It provides the foundation coursework to advance to a Master of Sport and Exercise.

Complete the following paper

And choose 30 points from the following papers

And either

Complete the following papers

And choose 45 points from

Or complete 75 points from

  • Strength and conditioning coach
  • Exercise physiologist
  • Performance analyst
  • Manager of performance programme
Quick facts
Programme code:
AK3911
Level:
8
Points:
120
Duration:
1 year full-time / part-time available
Campus:
North Campus / South Campus
Starts:

25 Feb 2019

15 Jul 2019

Fees:
Domestic
$8,375
  • This represents the approximate tuition fee based on a full-time workload of 120 points in 2018. Exact fees will depend on papers selected and may exceed this range. As fees are subject to change, 2019 fees 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
$34,780
  • This represents the tuition fee based on a full-time workload of 120 points in 2018. Exact tuition fees will depend on papers selected and may exceed this range. As fees are subject to change, 2019 tuition fees 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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