Diploma in Sports Management and Exercise Science

Auckland University of Technology

Subject area

Sport and Recreation Activities


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Entry requirements

NCEA: 48 Level 2 credits including 8 Level 2 credits in a language rich subject OR 5 passes at GCE O level or equivalent.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

Not offered in New Zealand. Holders of the DipSMgmt&ExSc will have sound knowledge of human body structure and function as well as principles of fitness and sports training. They will be able to prescribe, demonstrate and supervise exercise programmes for the general public, athletes and sports teams. They will be able to undertake management tasks at beginning level in sporting or fitness venues. They will demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively and work collaboratively within the field, demonstrating safe, effective collegial practice that is accountable, professional, and ethically acceptable.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Sport and Recreation at this level can earn:


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Data as at November 2022

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Keir Trust Study Award

Provided by:

Auckland University of Technology




Upto $13,000 over 3 years within Auckland;$18,000 for students from outside the Auckland area.

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Betty Loughhead Soroptimist Scholarship Trust

Provided by:

The Betty Loughhead Soroptimist Scholarship Trust - Secretary




Previous awards have generally been given in the region of $3,000 - $5,000 (per award).

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This information comes from Generosity New Zealand. For more scholarships, search their givME database (formerly called BreakOut) via your college, university or local library website.

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 288 864
Phone: (09) 921 9999
Fax: (09) 921 9812
Email: courseinfo@aut.ac.nz
Web: http://www.aut.ac.nz

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