Bachelor of Applied Sport and Exercise Science

Manukau Institute of Technology

Subject area

Human Movement and Sports Science

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Entry requirements

Academic Requirements: Applicants must meet the following criteria for admission into the programme: 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 NZQA approved Domains OR * Have a minimum of 60 credits at NCEA Level 2 across four subjects (15 credits per subject) including English and a Science subject or Physical Education. * A minimum of 14 credits at Level 1 or higher in Mathematics or Pangarau on the New Zealand Qualifications Framework (NZQF) * A minimum of 8 credits at Level 2 or higher in English or Te Reo Maori, 4 credits of which must be in Reading and 4 credits in Writing, OR * Applicants who do not meet the academic requirements noted above will need to provide attested evidence through an interview demonstrating aptitude, ability to study at degree level and appropriate work or other discipline related experience Applicants must be prepared to sign a form for consent for disclosure if information for the NZ Police. A criminal record will not automatically exclude an applicant form entry to the programme. Person with convictions for violence for against a person will not be considered. Interview Requirements: Applicants without academic requirements will be interviewed as described above. International students: English Language Entry Requirements For the minimum English language requirements refer to the requirements set out in the NZQF Programme and Accreditation Rules

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The aims of the programme are: To provide a relevant educational foundation to the academic and practical study of sport, sport and exercise science, and sport performance. To provide specialised studies directly relevant to individual vocations and professions in which students intend to seek employment in the sport and fitness industry. To produce informed practitioners who can understand and apply scientific knowledge, competencies and skills in the sporting environment. To promote an holistic multi-disciplinary approach to practice and problem solving in sport. To develop a range of skills and techniques essential to the pursuit of excellence in sport.

What graduates earn

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Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 22 62 62
Phone: (0800) 626252
Fax: (09) 968 8701

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