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SPORT AND EXERCISE SCIENCE This school offers programmes covering areas such as: high performance sport, exercise rehabilitation, fitness training, outdoor adventure, physical education and coaching, recreation, exercise physiology, sport nutrition, physical activity and health.


3 years full-time, part-time study available Where Avalon Campus, Hamilton Applications Close 30 November or 31 May Starts February or July Fee Guideline $4809

If you are interested in sport and exercise and want to make a career out of it then Wintec’s Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science is aimed at you. You will learn a range of subjects designed to develop well-rounded practitioners of applied sport and exercise science. This includes physical education, coaching, exercise physiology, sport nutrition, sport psychology, biomechanics, sport rehabilitation and personal training. PROGRAMME CONTENT You will study: Year 1- Compulsory core • Skills for Sport and Exercise Science • Coaching Pedagogy • Exercise Programming and Performance • Human Anatomy and Physiology • Sport and Exercise Biomechanics • Lifestyle, Nutrition and Health • Structural Kinesiology • Sport in Society Year 2 - Core and optional modules • Motor Skill Acquisition • Applied Exercise Physiology • Exercise Programme Design • Biomechanical Applications in Sport and Exercise • Issues in Sport and Exercise Psychology • Sport and Exercise Nutrition • Injury Prevention and Rehabilitation • Research Methods in Sport and Exercise • PE Curriculum Studies • Sport Management and Administration Skills • Sport and Therapeutic Massage • Outdoor Education • Biochemistry

Year 3 - Optional modules • Applied Sport Coaching • Physiological Preparation for Sport • Applied Exercise Programming • Kinanthropometry • Applied Biomechanics in Sport and Exercise • Applied Sport and Exercise Psychology • Nutrition and Metabolism in Sport • Assessment and Rehabilitation of Injuries • Research Topics in Sport Science • Exercise Prescription for Special Populations • Practicum • Directed Study • Community Nutrition and Health Promotion

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The Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science may lead to employment in a wide range of areas within the sport science, health and fitness, and education sectors including local and regional sports organisations, health and fitness centres, community health, personal and team fitness training, and P.E. teaching.

Want to experience sport and exercise science for a day? Come to Wintec and do one of the following Wintec Tasters.


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A minimum of 42 credits at NCEA Level 3 from the NZQA approved subject list including a minimum of 14 credits in each of two subjects, and a further 14 credits from no more than two additional subjects, or A minimum of 60 credits at NCEA Level 2 in four subjects (15 credits per subject) with English and a Science subject or Physical Education recommended, or Wintec Certificate in Sport and Recreation (Level 4), or Equivalent qualification

In addition to the listed criteria, candidates are required to have gained a minimum of 14 credits at Level 1 or higher in Mathematics / Pangarau on the National Qualifications Framework, and a minimum of 8 credits at Level 2 or higher in English or Te Reo Ma-ori (of which 4 credits must be in Reading and 4

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Special admission may be granted to applicants aged 20 years or above who do not meet standard admission requirements but whose previous life and work experience indicates they may have a reasonable chance of success in the programme. SCHOLARSHIPS Need some financial help? If you intend on studying this programme you can apply for the School of Sport and Exercise Scholarship. More information and applications forms are available at

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Introduction to Sport and Exercise Science Adventure Based Learning (ABL) Outdoor Experiences Sport Performance – Netball and Rowing

Talk to your STAR Coordinator or Careers Advisor about any of the above options. ENQUIRIES To enrol contact our Student Enrolment and Information Centre on 0800 2 wintec (0800 2 946832) or online at contact.