Course code: #AK3521
These are mandatory and all come with course.
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.
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.
|Cost of living||1 person||$9,804|
|Accommodation||1 bed room||$12,640|
If you do not meet the English language requirements for entry into an AUT programme, you can study English here.
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:
The GIE programme prepares you for entry into most AUT programmes (some health and education programmes require IELTS).
IELTS 5.5 with a minimum of 5.5 in Reading and Writing and no less than 5.0 in Speaking and Listening
There is a different entry requirements for each level of the IELTS course.
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.
1- All applicants need to meet AUT’s minimum entry requirements qualification equivalent to New Zealand year 13 or University Entrance.
2- Applicants must be capable of meeting the Children's Act 2014 requirements, including police clearance
Consider starting with AUT's Certificate in Sport and Recreation.
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.
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