These are mandatory and all come with course.
The Exercise and Sport Science major is ideal for you if you have a passion for sport, exercise, and health.
Learn how to optimize athletic performance and health through technology, nutrition, psychology, and exercise.
With the Exercise and Sport Science major, you’ll study the key sport and exercise subjects including:
Complemented by a strong understanding of other biophysical sciences, you’ll gain an in-depth knowledge of factors that influence health and sports performance.
Massey’s research-active staff will help you apply the latest knowledge to various sporting situations.
You’ll gain an understanding of how to optimize athletic performance and health through technology, nutrition, psychology and exercise.
Additionally, you’ll learn how training and performance are affected by different environments and the power of the mind.
You’ll learn theoretical material in lectures, and apply your new-found knowledge in laboratory or practical classes in a range of subjects relating to sport and exercise.
You’ll develop critical thinking, problem-solving and communication skills relevant to this energy-fueled and constantly progressing field.
The main applications are sports performance, and the use of exercise to promote fitness and health.
You can combine exercise and sport science with other courses such as sport development, exercise prescription, or science programmes such as physiology and human nutrition.
Note: July start will take 3.5 years to complete.
|Cost of living||1 person||$9,804|
|Accommodation||1 bed room||$11,680|
Improve your English language skills without taking an IELTS test. You could get direct entry to a Massey degree with the university's English for Academic Purposes (EAP) courses.
|English Test||English for Academic Purposes 1||English for Academic Purposes 2|
|English Entry||IELTS||5.0 overall (all bands 4.5 or above)||5.5 overall (all bands 5.0 or above)|
|iBT TOEFL||40 overall (3 in reading & listening, 13 in speaking & writing)||50 overall (5 in reading & listening, 15 in speaking & writing)|
|PTE||38 overall||46 overall|
|EAP1||10 weeks||Foundation Studies – entry requirement equivalent to IELTS 5.5 overall|
|EAP2||10 weeks||Direct entry into University - entry requirement equivalent to IELTS 6.0 to 7.0 overall|
To be admitted to an undergraduate qualification, applicants will need a minimum level of academic achievement from school, or another university or tertiary institution.
The specific level depends on which country or region of the world they are from.
There are no specific entry requirements for this qualification, outside of university admission regulations.
However there is some expected background knowledge.
If you have not studied NCEA Level 3 Biology (or equivalent) take the following course first:
If you have not studied NCEA Level 3 Chemistry (or equivalent) take the following course first:
These courses are available in the summer semester and will count towards credits in your degree.
If you don't have the skills or qualifications you need to be accepted into your chosen study, you can do foundation qualifications.
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