Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science

Universal College of Learning (UCOL) Limited

Subject area

Sports Coaching, Playing, Officiating and Instructing

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Entry requirements

If under 20 years of age:
o NCEA Level 3
o Three subjects at level 3 or above made up of:
* 14 credits each in three approved subjects
o Literacy - 10 credits at level 2 or above made up of:
* 5 credits in reading
* 5 credits in writing
o Numeracy - 10 credits at level 1 or above made up of
* Achievement standards--specified achievement standards through a range of subjects, or
* Unit standards, a package of three numeracy unit standards: 26623, 26626, 26627 (all three required)
Equivalent academic achievement
On a case-by-case basis at the discretion of the Executive Dean
Provisional enrolment.

If over 20 years of age:
A person having reached the age of 20 years by the first
day of the programme in the year for which admission
is sought is not required to hold the above entry
* Students must hold a current Comprehensive First Aid
Certificate, or have gained an equivalent First Aid Qualification

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

Students will develop the skills to work as independent, confident and professional practitioners in the physical conditioning field of human performance.

What graduates earn

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


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Employment rate two years after study

Data as at November 2021

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

New Zealand Institute of Sport Scholarships

Provided by:

New Zealand Institute of Sport



Tuition Fees.

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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

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Phone: (06) 952 7000
Fax: (06) 952 7023

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