Course details

Bachelor of Sport, Health and Physical Education
Domestic tuition $6,563 per year
International tuition $28,890
NZQF Level 7

About the course

This degree is your pathway to becoming a leader and innovator in the exciting worlds of sport, health and physical education.

Whether your interest lies in working with youth or promoting health and wellbeing, this is your opportunity to turn your passion into a career.

You’ll learn from academic staff who are recognised internationally for their research, teaching and practice in the fields of sport, health and physical education. You’ll undertake industry experience to build your knowledge and to identify where your interests lie.

Graduates will know and understand theories, ideas, concepts and practices related to the fields of sport, health and physical education. They will be cognisant of the interdisciplinary nature of these fields and able to critically analyse a range of issues relevant to a range of organisations and communities. They will be culturally responsive, critical, reflective and committed to social justice.

Entry requirements

A New Zealand University Entrance qualification or overseas equivalent is required. Applicants must have achieved a specified rank score for guaranteed entry (see for details).

About the provider

Since its founding in 1883, the University of Auckland has grown to become New Zealand's flagship, research-led university, known for the excellence of its teaching, its research, and its service to local, national and international communities.

The university has more than 40,000 students of whom 11,000 are postgraduate and 6,000 are international. The University of Auckland's research programmes range across all disciplines and are world leaders in such fields as cancer drug development, inductive (wireless) power transfer and computational physiology.

As the university looks to the future one thing is certain - knowledge will be a key resource and will be highly sought-after within New Zealand and around the world. The university's challenge is to help to generate ideas that will benefit society, and to educate and train people to work in fields where they will be valued both for their specialised knowledge, and for their ability to research, communicate and solve problems.