Master of Science (Sport and Exercise Science)

Waikato Institute of Technology

Subject area

Human Movement and Sports Science



1.5 Years

Total student fees


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About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

Graduates will extend their undergraduate degree with further specialist skills and knowledge in preparation for Doctoral studies or to enhance career prospects and opportunities for a senior position in the sport, health, fitness & recreation industries.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

The purpose of the Master of Science (Human Performance Science) is to provide individuals with the opportunity to extend their knowledge and skills in the specialist area of Human Performance Science. Applicants are required to have gained: A Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science with a minimum B grade (65%) in the third year; or A corresponding NZ Bachelor degree with a minimum B grade (65%) in the third year; or A Postgraduate Diploma in Sport and Exercise Science with a minimum B grade average; or A corresponding NZ Postgraduate Diploma with a minimum B grade average; or Equivalent. Candidates must complete their application for selection at least two months prior to the commencement of the programme. Applications received after this point will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Detailed requirements

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


1.5 Years

Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
$6,236 $9,353
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$16,549 $24,824
Total $22,785 $34,178

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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:

Median earnings $60,880
Earnings range N/A
In employment 48%
In further study 53%
On a benefit 2%

All KIS information is the most recent data available and relates to domestic students only.

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Scholarship information

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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 444 204
Phone: (0800) 294 6832
Fax: (07) 838 0707

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Where does this information come from?

The Key Information for Students data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on information provided by tertiary education providers and the Ministry of Education. Remember to check the provider’s website for further details.

The MyQ data is compiled by the Tertiary Education Commission based on responses to the MyQ survey provided by recent graduates of this qualification.

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

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