Institute of Technology or PolytechnicNorthTec
This course is available
Level of Study
Next start date
Expected Feb 2024
This programme provides in-depth knowledge and the skills required to operate in leadership roles across the sport, recreation and exercise industries
Take the next step after the New Zealand Diploma in Sport, Recreation and Exercise (Level 5) and learn additional skills with this diploma. You’ll complete courses on sport and exercise physiology, psychology, nutrition, legal and ethical principles for the industry and the role played by sport and recreation in society. You’ll also learn about advanced sports performance and exercise science.
About this programme
This programme provides students with an academic pathway into the sports science industry. More than 1700 Northlanders are employed in the sport and recreation sector, making it Northland’s 7th biggest industry by employment.
NorthTec offers qualifications up to degree level in Sport, Recreation and Exercise:
All credits gained in this programme credits can be used towards the Bachelor of Sport and Recreation.
What you will learn
You will gain an indepth knowledge and skills required to operate in leadership roles across the sport, recreation and exercise industry. You’ll get to work in the community through work integrated research. You’ll also learn about applied anatomy, sport and exercise physiology, skill acquisition and sports psychology, law, exercise assessment and prescription as well as sport and exercise nutrition. Graduates will be able to operate within a framework of health and wellness in relation to individual, group and community needs.
Graduates of this qualification will be able to:
All applicants must:
All applicants must have a level of English sufficient to be able to study at this level. Those students whose first language is not English should have an International English Language Testing System (IELTS) overall academic score of at least 6.0 with no band score lower than 5.5; or an accepted international equivalence or a qualification considered equivalent to the above.
All applicants are required to authorise a Police Check for criminal convictions and disclose any pending charges