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Graduate Certificate in Sport and Exercise

This course is available


Level of Study

Graduate Certificate or Diploma


0.5 years

Next start date

Expected Feb 2023


AUT South Campus


Develop the skills to further your career in as little as one semester.

If you have a degree in another field or considerable professional experience in sport, recreation or health and want to gain a further qualification, this programme is for you. The Graduate Certificate in Sport and Exercise is an effective option for both personal and professional development, particularly for those looking for a pathway into the sport and recreation industry.

The School of Sport and Recreation is home to experts in coaching, exercise science and nutrition, health and physical education, leadership and management, and outdoor education. You learn from expert academic staff and can choose from a wide range of papers from the Bachelor of Sport and Recreation. We will guide you in your choice of suitable papers.

You must complete at least 60 points, including 45 points from level 7 Bachelor of Sport and Recreation papers.

Depending on your existing knowledge and interest areas, you may have to take additional papers to meet prerequisite requirements for specific pathways.

Entry criteria

A bachelor’s degree OR relevant professional qualification or experience approved by the Dean (or representative) to be equivalent to a degree.

English Language Requirements:

IELTS (Academic) 6.5 overall with all bands 6.0 or higher; or equivalent; TOEFL iBT score of 90; Certificate in English for Academic Study (CertEAS) with A grade; GIE with B+ grade; CAE minimum overall score of 176; PTE minimum overall score of 58.

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