Bachelor of Therapeutic and Sports Massage


Subject area

Massage Therapy



3 Years

Total student fees


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About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

To prepare graduates who, as independent health care professionals, will work with people of all ages and varying stages of health and wellness, within the scope of practice for Therapeutic and Sports Massage.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

For Degrees Application by Academic Qualification (Under 20 years of age) University Entrance - NCEA Level 3 Three subjects at Level 3, made up of: - 14 credits each, in three NZQA University Entrance approved subjects - and Literacy 10 credits at Level 2 or above, made up of: - 5 credits in reading - 5 credits in writing and Numeracy 10 credits at Level 1 or above, made up of - specified achievement standards through a range of subjects, or - package of three numeracy unit standards (26623, 26626, 26627 all three required) Application by Mature Entry (20 years of age and above) Applicants in this category will have achieved the age of twenty by March 1 of the first year of enrolment in the programme .Preference will be given to those mature aged applicants who can demonstrate evidence of successful completion of a programme of study to NZQA level 4. Special Admission Mature aged applicants who do not fit the above entry criteria may be considered for entry if they can demonstrate likelihood of success in the programme: for example 2 years or more voluntary or paid work experience in the health industry or in health related business coupled with an academic record of achievement to a minimum of NZQA level 3 and/or the ability to demonstrate achievement at NZQA level 4 through literacy testing prior to acceptance into the programme.

Detailed requirements

See provider website for more details about entry to this qualification.


3 Years

Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
$6,863 $20,590
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$7,698 $23,095
Total $14,562 $43,685

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A Compulsory Student Services Fee may be charged, see your provider for details.

Student Success


National Graduate Outcomes

Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:

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In employment N/A
In further study N/A
On a benefit N/A

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Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 478 839
Phone: (03) 211 2699
Fax: (03) 214 4977

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Where does this information come from?

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NZQA supplies all other information based on material from the provider.

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