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Health, Sport and Human Performance, B.Sc.

  • Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
University rank #266 (QS) Hamilton, New Zealand
The rapidly growing sport and leisure industry is worth over $12 billion a year to New Zealand. The Bachelor of Health, Sport and Human Performance at the University of Waikato will give you a foundation in this exciting and dynamic career.
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Overview

As one of New Zealand's fastest growing industries, the sport and leisure industry provides exciting career opportunities. The Bachelor of Health, Sport and Human Performance (BHSHP) at the University of Waikato will equip you with the latest knowledge and skills to excel in this dynamic environment, and help to improve the physical, social and mental well-being of others.

Career opportunities

  • Applied Sports Scientist
  • Community Sport Adviser
  • Events Manager
  • Health and Physical Education Teacher
  • Personal Trainer
  • Sports Coach

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Intro to Human Performance Science
  • Statistics for Science
  • Exercise Physiology and Prescription
  • Advanced Exercise Physiology
  • Performance Nutrition
  • Biomechanics in Sport: Performance Enhancement and Injury Prevention
  • Advanced Performance Psychology
  • Sport Technology and Human Performance

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

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General Requirements

  • Birth certificate, passport and permits
  • Evidence of citizenship
  • Evidence of any change of name (if your name is different from that on your birth certificate)
  • A written statement in support of your application, if applicable
  • Evidence of any previous tertiary study
  • Proof that you meet the academic entry requirements (Completed International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma with a minimum of 24 points)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    16316 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16316 USD per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    4006 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4006 USD per year and a duration of 36 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  • Fees (Domestic): NZD 5,997 per year
  • Fees (International): NZD 24,425 per year

Living costs for Hamilton

  • 1470 - 2020 NZD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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