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With Massey’s Bachelor of Sport and Exercise (BSpEx) you’ll be equipped with valuable skills to work in the world of health and physical activity. This field is worth $6billion dollars a year to New Zealand - that’s as big as the dairy industry.
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You can complete your Bachelor of Sport and Exercise (BSpEx) without a major. With the BSpEx you will take a set of compulsory courses common to all the BSpEx majors, then select courses to meet the degree requirements.
This degree has a broad interdisciplinary base, and many courses are available via distance learning. You can take up to six elective courses from any other undergraduate degree programme.
You will learn from the best, with many of our staff involved in sport at the highest levels as competitors, coaches, administrators and managers.
All our academic staff are actively researching, to bring you the latest information.
Small class sizes are personalised to your learning style. We’re there for you - your lecturers are approachable, helpful and committed to your success.
You will enjoy working in first-class facilities including our state-of-the-art human performance labs.
We support the Treaty of Waitangi and Tikanga Maori; we currently host a National Heart Foundation Maori Research Fellow, and a Health Research Council Maori Postdoctoral Fellow.
The BSpEx will prepare you for a variety of careers in New Zealand’s large sport and exercise industry. This might include the growing areas of community sport, fitness, professional sport, sport administration and wellness. Potential careers and fields include:
Because of its broad interdisciplinary base and distance courses, the BSpEx without a major is an attractive option if you want to gain a qualification while engaged in the community. It is also ideal if you want to develop a portfolio of sport and exercise study without the specific requirements of a major.
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