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: 2018

Start date: 2019

This programme brochure will be available soon.

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:
1 year full-time / part-time available
North Campus / South Campus

16 Jul 2018

25 Feb 2019

15 Jul 2019

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