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University of Auckland

Auckland , North Island ,New Zealand

Bachelor of Sport, Health and Physical Education

This internationally-recognized degree will provide you with skills and expertise in sports coaching, physical activity, health promotion, and education.

Make an impact on social justice and health issues that are currently affecting Aotearoa New Zealand and the world. Drive positive change in sport and health, addressing issues such as mental health, fitness, and food.

The program is diverse. Choose from courses focusing on coaching, alternative sports, sports media, exercise science, nutrition, gender, sexuality, Maori movement, dance, youth health, and others.

Campus Information

Epsom Campus

The Epsom Campus is the main campus for the Faculty of Education and Social Work and is home to approximately 3500 students.

Intakes

  • March
  • July

Application Processing Time in Days: 30

Application Process

COE
10 Days

Minimum English Language Requirements

English Level Description IELTS (1.0 -9.0) TOEFL IBT (0-120) TOEFL CBT (0-300) PTE (10-90)
Expert 9 120 297-300 86-90
Very Good 8.5 115-119 280-293 83-86
Very Good 8 110-114 270-280 79-83
Good 7.5 102-109 253-267 73-79
Good 7 94-101 240-253 65-73
Competent 6.5 79-93 213-233 58-65
Competent 6 60-78 170-210 50-58
Modest 5.5 46-59 133-210 43-50
Modest 5 35-45 107-133 36-43
Limited 4 32-34 97-103 30-36
Extremely Limited < 4 < 31 < 93 < 30

Job Opportunity Potential

You’ll graduate with an in-depth understanding of the latest research related to the fields of sport, health and physical education. You’ll have built the skills and understanding for leading change and becoming an innovator in the industry and in your community.

Jobs related to this program

  • Corporate health and wellbeing coach
  • Event manager
  • Health educator or health promoter
  • Primary or secondary teacher — you will be required to add a one-year Graduate Diploma in Teaching
  • Sports manager or media liaison
  • Sports coach
  • Sports coordinator or recreation facilitator

PSW Opportunity

You can apply for a Post-study Work Visa for up to 3 years.

Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria

You need to have one of the following:

  • International Baccalaureate Diploma with a minimum total score of 24.
  • General Certificate of Education (GCE) Advanced Level. You must have completed a minimum of three A-Level subjects. 
  • Cambridge International Examinations (CIE).

India

You need to have one of the following:

  • 12 years of schooling and an overall average of 75 percent in the All-India Senior School Certificate (AISSC), Indian School Certificate (ISC), Karnataka, Maharashtra, and West Bengal State Board Examinations with a minimum of 70 percent in English.
  • 12 years of schooling and an overall average of 80 percent in all other Higher Secondary State Board Examinations with a minimum of 75 percent in English.

Bangladesh

You need to have the following:

  • Entry from secondary school qualifications is assessed on a case-by-case basis.

Sri Lanka

You need to have the following:

  • Sri Lankan General Certificate of Education. You must have completed a minimum of three A-Level subjects, with at least a ‘C’ grade or higher. General Studies or similar general paper cannot be included.

GCE ‘A’ Level requirements apply to ‘A’ Level qualifications examined by bodies such as AQA, OCR, Edexcel, WJEC, CCEA, Pearson Education Limited, and CIE taken outside of New Zealand.