Bachelor of Sport and Recreation (Honors) Level 8

This postgraduate degree is aimed at high-achieving students in the Bachelor of Sport and Recreation who want to advance their skills and make their CV stand out.

Research skills are highly valued in the sport and recreation sector and this programme can lead to a range of exciting careers. It can also serve as a direct pathway into the PhD. The Bachelor of Sport and Recreation (Honours) draws on courses from AUT’s Master of Sport, Exercise and Health, and Master of Health Science.

Modules

You complete a research methods course and advanced courses relevant to your discipline. You also undertake a supervised research dissertation in a specific area of sport and recreation.

Complete the following courses

  • HEAL817 Leadership and Management I (15 points)
  • HEAL811 Integrative Research (15 points)

Choose one of:

  • HEAL808 Quantitative Research II (15 points)
  • HEAL810 Qualitative Research II (15 points)

And 30 points from:

  • SPEX805 Performance and Movement Analysis
  • SPEX808 Promoting Physical Activity and Health (15 points)
  • HPRM801 Nutrition and Health Promotion (30 points)
  • SPSC802 Practicum in Physical Conditioning (30 points)
  • SPEX803 Exercise Physiology (15 points)
  • SPSC803 Enhancing Muscular Performance (15 points)
  • SPSC804 Applied Human Movement Studies (15 points)
  • SPEX804 Applied Exercise and Sport Psychology (15 points)
  • SPOR801 Contemporary Sport Coaching (30 points)
  • SPSC805 Applied Skill Acquisition in Sport (15 points)
  • HEAL816 Special Topic (15 points)
  • SPEX801 Applied Nutrition and Exercise Science (15 points)
  • SPMG801 Advanced Sport Development (15 points)
  • SPMG802 Advanced Sport Leadership and Management (15 points)
  • SPMG803 Advanced Sport Marketing (15 points)
  • SPMG804 Advanced Sport Event Management (15 points)

Or other approved postgraduate courses

Dissertation

  • HEAL805 Dissertation (45 points)

Career Outcomes

  • Strength and conditioning coach
  • Exercise physiologist
  • Performance analyst
  • Manager of performance programme

What will I learn?

This postgraduate degree is aimed at high-achieving students in the Bachelor of Sport and Recreation who want to advance their skills and make their CV stand out.

Research skills are highly valued in the sport and recreation sector and this programme can lead to a range of exciting careers. It can also serve as a direct pathway into the PhD. The Bachelor of Sport and Recreation (Honours) draws on courses from AUT’s Master of Sport, Exercise and Health, and Master of Health Science