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bachelor

Degree

Bachelor of Sport and Recreation - Exercise Science and Nutrition

Course code: #AK3521

bachelor

Degree

Bachelor of Sport and Recreation - Exercise Science and Nutrition

Quick facts

  • Tuition

    $37,000 NZD

  • Application fee

    $150 NZD

  • Duration

    3 years

  • PSW

    3 years

  • Min GPA

    60 out of 100

Highlights
Workplace experience

These are mandatory and all come with course.

Deadlines

Term start & deadline Deadline
Fall-February 26-February-2023 2023-02-26
Winter-July 16-July-2023 2023-07-16
Fall-February 26-February-2024 2024-02-26
Winter-July 16-July-2024 2024-07-16

Overview

Bachelor of Sport and Recreation - Exercise Science and Nutrition

The Exercise Science and Nutrition major covers the skills to help people make healthier choices. You study approaches to lifestyle management and healthy living to prevent lifestyle-related diseases.

Exercise science and nutrition are becoming more and more important as the developed world struggles with the effects of our modern lifestyle. 

There’s an increasing focus on lifestyle choices, physical activity, exercise, nutrition, and other factors that affect health in the community. 

The Exercise Science and Nutrition major is supported by the AUT Human Potential Centre, a research center for physical activity and nutrition based at AUT Millennium. 

There are great postgraduate and research opportunities after completing this major.

 

Workplace experience

In your third year, you complete 350 to 400 hours in an organization, which includes working on a project related to your major through the Cooperative Education courses. This takes approximately two days per week.

Recent placements included Heart Foundation, New Zealand Nutrition Foundation, District Health Boards, Health trusts, Regional sports trusts (Active Families and Green Prescription Programmes), and Schools.

Estimate your cost

Residency
Count of person

$49,640

Total costs

yearly

Details


Cost of living 1 person $9,804
Accommodation 1 bed room $12,640
Tuition 1 person $37,000

Hourly wage

Min wage

21.20 NZD / 1 hour

in New Zealand every student can work 20 hour per week

Required documents

  • Certified copy of your birth certificate or passport
  • Certified copy of marriage certificate (If required)
  • Official academic transcripts
  • English Language Proficiency (If Available)
  • CV/Work experience (If required)
  • A copy of the document(s) in the original language/and official English translation

Language requirements

GRE
not required
GMAT
not required

IELTS

6
5.5
listening
5.5
writing
5.5
speaking
5.5
reading

TOEFL

80
15
listening
20
writing
18
speaking
15
reading

PTE

50
42
listening
42
writing
42
speaking
42
reading

Cambridge

169
162
listening
162
writing
162
speaking
162
reading
Language pathway (conditional offer) is available

If you do not meet the English language requirements for entry into an AUT programme, you can study English here.

Language courses at AUT International House:

AUT International House is an English language school next to the AUT City Campus. It is part of AUT and offers a range of qualifications, including GIE – the AUT university entrance and preparation programme.

On-campus academic English courses (GIE and IELTS Full-time) at International House:

1) GIE (academic preparation and university entrance programme)

The GIE programme prepares you for entry into most AUT programmes (some health and education programmes require IELTS).

Entry requirement:

IELTS 5.5 with a minimum of 5.5 in Reading and Writing and no less than 5.0 in Speaking and Listening

2) IELTS Full-time

Entry requirement:

There is a different entry requirements for each level of the IELTS course.

  • Level 1: you need IELTS 4.5 with a minimum band score of 4.0
  • Level 2: you need IELTS 5.5 with a minimum band score of 5.0

 

You can also use IELTS Indicator and TOEFL Special Home Edition to meet English language requirements, except for programmes that require an IELTS score higher than the standard or for any doctoral programmes.


Academic background and requirement

1- All applicants need to meet AUT’s minimum entry requirements qualification equivalent to New Zealand year 13 or University Entrance.

High school qualifications from different countries:

India: 

  • 12 years of schooling with an overall average of 75% in four academic subjects, including a min 60% in English from the All-India Senior Certificate (AISSC).
  • All other Higher Secondary State Board Examinations require an overall average of 80% in four academic subjects with a min 65% in English.

China:

  • Senior High School graduation plus one year of successful study at bachelor's level; or
  • Senior High School graduation plus completion of a two-year diploma, with good grades, at a recognized university.
  • A Tier 1 score in the National University Entrance Examination (Gaokao) at a recognized institution

2- Applicants must be capable of meeting the Children's Act 2014 requirements, including police clearance

 

Don’t meet the entry requirements?

Consider starting with AUT's Certificate in Sport and Recreation.

  • Certificate in Sport and Recreation

 

Foundation programmes

If you don’t have the academic qualifications needed for direct entry into an AUT programme, you can enroll in a foundation programme.

If you successfully complete the foundation programme and get the required grades, you are guaranteed entry into an appropriate AUT programme.

Career opportunities

  • Active Communities, Active Families, Active Schools, or Green Prescription co-ordinator
  • Clinical exercise physiologist
  • Community health development co-ordinator
  • Corporate health and wellness advisor
  • Health promotion officer
  • Physical activity co-ordinator

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