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Key to the tables

P Prerequisite: Course(s) you must complete to a defined standard (or have waived) before your enrolment in another course is confirmed.

C Corequisite: Course(s) that must be completed in the same semester as another course, unless already passed or waived.

R Restriction: Similar courses, that cannot both be credited to the same qualification.

The Degree of Bachelor of Sport and Exercise
BSpEx

Qualification Regulations

Part I

These regulations are to be read in conjunction with all other Statutes and Regulations of the University including General Regulations for Undergraduate Degrees, Undergraduate Diplomas, Undergraduate Certificates, Graduate Diplomas, and Graduate Certificates.

Part II

Admission

1. Admission to the Degree of Bachelor of Sport and Exercise requires that the candidate will meet the University admission requirements as specified.

Qualification Requirements

2. Candidates for the Degree of Bachelor of Sport and Exercise shall follow a flexible programme of study, which shall consist of courses totalling at least 360 credits, comprising:

(a) not more than 165 credits at 100-level;

(b) at least 75 credits at 300-level;

and including:

(c) completion of one major

(d) the core courses listed in Schedule A to the Qualification;

(e) any compulsory courses listed in the Schedule to the Qualification;

(f) at least 285 credits from the courses listed in the Schedule for the Qualification, of which at least 75 credits must be at 300-level;

(g) attending field trips, studios, workshops, tutorials, and laboratories as required.

Specialisations

3. The Degree of Bachelor of Sport and Exercise is awarded with a major.

4. Candidates may complete a major by passing at least 180 credits in a specialisation. The requirements for each major are set out in Schedule B to the Qualification.

5. Approved majors are: Exercise Prescription, Management and Coaching, Sport Development and Physical Education

6. Candidates may include a minor in the Degree of Bachelor of Sport and Exercise.

(a) A minor must include a minimum of 60 credits, including at least 45 credits above 100-level, of which at least 15 credits must be at 300-level.

(b) The minor must be in a different subject area from the major(s).

(c) Minors may be included from any undergraduate degree within the University for which recognised minors are specified.

(d) Where the minor is from another undergraduate degree the regulations of that programme for the minor will apply.

(e) No course may be credited to both a major and a minor.

7. Approved minors are: Equine, and Sport and Exercise Psychology. The requirements for each minor are set out in Schedule C to the Qualification.

Student Progression

8. The Academic Board may, under such conditions as it may determine and taking into account the recommendations of the examiners, admit any candidate to a supplementary privilege (normally an examination) where available in a course in which the candidate failed to gain a pass.

Completion Requirements

9. The timeframes for completion as outlined in the General Regulations for Undergraduate Degrees, Undergraduate Diplomas, Undergraduate Certificates, Graduate Diplomas, and Graduate Certificates will apply.

10. Candidates may be graduated when they meet the Admission, Qualification and Academic requirements within the prescribed timeframes; candidates who do not meet the requirements for graduation may, subject to the approval of Academic Board, be awarded the Diploma in Science and Technology should they meet the relevant Qualification requirements.

Unsatisfactory Academic Progress

11. The general Unsatisfactory Academic Progress regulations will apply.

Transitional Provisions

12. Subject to the Maximum Time to Completion and Abandonment of Studies provisions specified in the Part I regulations for the degree, candidates enrolled in the Bachelor of Sport and Exercise prior to 1 January 2019 who have completed at least 15 credits may be permitted to substitute a course or courses already completed for a course or courses included in the Schedule for the degree. Such students who are enrolled in either the Exercise Prescription and Training, or Physical Education major, may satisfy the credit requirements for the major in accordance with the requirements that were in place at the time of their first enrolment in a course contributing to that major, and, in the case of Exercise Prescription and Training may graduate under that title. Students completing without a major (available prior to 2019), who have completed at least 120 credits, may be exempt from the requirements of 2(c). All other students must fulfil the requirements of one major. These transitional arrangements expire on 31 December 2022.

13. Subject to the Maximum Time to Completion and Abandonment of Studies provisions specified in the Part I regulations for the degree, candidates enrolled in either the Exercise Prescription or Physical Education major prior to 1 January 2020 who have successfully completed 214.101 may substitute this for 214.131 in order to fulfil the qualification and academic requirements until 31 December 2022.

14. Subject to the Maximum Time to Completion and Abandonment of Studies provisions specified in the Part I regulations for the degree, candidates enrolled in the Sport Development major prior to 1 January 2020 who have successfully completed 156.239 may substitute this for 234.216 in order to fulfil the qualification and academic requirements until 31 December 2022.

Schedule for the Bachelor of Sport and Exercise

Schedule A: Core courses

Compulsory courses (105 credits from)

234.111 Training Principles and Practice 15 credits
R 214.166

234.121 Functional Anatomy 15 credits
R 214.170

234.131 Introduction to Sport Organisations and Development 15 credits
R 152.110, 152.117

234.135 Sociology of Sport and Exercise 15 credits
R 234.331

234.140 Introduction to Physical Education 15 credits
R 274.106

234.141 Introduction to Human Movement and Hauora 15 credits
R 274.104

250.100 Health Communication 15 credits

Schedule B: Specialisations

Majors

Exercise Prescription (180 credits)

Compulsory courses

151.332 Nutrition for Sport and Performance 15 credits
P 151.232 or 234.223

214.131 Introduction to Food and Nutrition 15 credits
R 141.101, 151.232, 151.344

234.213 Fitness Assessment 15 credits
R 214.272

234.214 Exercise Prescription 15 credits
P (214.166 or 234.111) and (214.272 or 234.213) R 214.271, 234.212

234.215 Fitness and Athletic Conditioning 15 credits
P 234.111 and 234.121 R 234.315

234.222 Sport Biomechanics 15 credits
P 214.170 or 234.121 R 234.201

234.223 Exercise Physiology 15 credits
P 214.101 or 194.101 R 234.203

234.242 Motor Learning and Control 15 credits
R 274.254, 234.224

234.312 Advanced Exercise Prescription and Therapy 15 credits
P 214.271 or 234.212 or 234.214 R 214.371

234.338 Sport and Exercise Practicum 30 credits
P One of 234.214, 234.215, 234.236, 234.243, 152.237 or 234.233, 152.238, 234.315 R 152.371, 152.372, 152.376, 234.316

234.361 Exercise Psychology 15 credits

Management and Coaching (180 credits)

No new enrolments

Compulsory courses (180 credits from)

115.114 Finance Fundamentals 15 credits
R 115.105

115.116 Introduction to Marketing 15 credits
R 115.104

152.236 Sport Business 15 credits
R 152.211, 234.232

152.237 Sport Event Management 15 credits
R 152.215, 234.233

178.239 Sport Economics 15 credits
R 234.239

219.205 Professional Presentations in Business 15 credits
R 114.285

234.236 Applied Sport Coaching 15 credits
R 152.214

234.338 Sport and Exercise Practicum 30 credits
P One of 234.214, 234.215, 234.236, 234.243, 152.237 or 234.233, 152.238, 234.315 R 152.371, 152.372, 152.376, 234.316

234.360 Sport Psychology 15 credits
R 152.318

Physical Education (180 credits)

Compulsory courses

214.131 Introduction to Food and Nutrition 15 credits
R 141.101, 151.232, 151.344

234.215 Fitness and Athletic Conditioning 15 credits
P 234.111 and 234.121 R 234.315

234.222 Sport Biomechanics 15 credits
P 214.170 or 234.121 R 234.201

234.223 Exercise Physiology 15 credits
P 214.101 or 194.101 R 234.203

234.236 Applied Sport Coaching 15 credits
R 152.214

234.242 Motor Learning and Control 15 credits
R 274.254, 234.224

234.243 Sport Pedagogy 15 credits
P 234.140

234.331 Sport in the Social Context 15 credits
R 152.313

234.338 Sport and Exercise Practicum 30 credits
P One of 234.214, 234.215, 234.236, 234.243, 152.237 or 234.233, 152.238, 234.315 R 152.371, 152.372, 152.376, 234.316

234.343 Sport Pedagogy II 15 credits
P 234.243 or 274.209

234.346 Promoting Hauora through Te Ao Kori 15 credits
P 274.209 or 234.243 R 209.316, 208.316, 274.370

Sport Development (180 credits)

Compulsory courses

152.133 Sport Facility Management 15 credits
R 234.133, 234.233

152.236 Sport Business 15 credits
R 152.211, 234.232

152.237 Sport Event Management 15 credits
R 152.215, 234.233

152.238 Professional Development for the Sport Industry 15 credits
R 234.238

234.216 Sport and Community Development 15 credits
P 234.131

234.236 Applied Sport Coaching 15 credits
R 152.214

234.243 Sport Pedagogy 15 credits
P 234.140

234.331 Sport in the Social Context 15 credits
R 152.313

234.338 Sport and Exercise Practicum 30 credits
P One of 234.214, 234.215, 234.236, 234.243, 152.237 or 234.233, 152.238, 234.315 R 152.371, 152.372, 152.376, 234.316

234.346 Promoting Hauora through Te Ao Kori 15 credits
P 274.209 or 234.243 R 209.316, 208.316, 274.370

234.360 Sport Psychology 15 credits
R 152.318

Schedule C: Minors

Equine (60 credits)

No new enrolments

Compulsory courses (60 credits from)

286.101 Equine Production 15 credits
R 117.154, 117.257

286.221 Structure and Function of the Equine Athlete 15 credits
P 119.154 or 286.131 or 117.161 or 214.171 R 117.259

286.321 Responses to Training in the Equine Athlete 15 credits
P 286.221

15 credits from

286.222 The Equine Lower Limb 15 credits
P 117.161 or 286.131 or 117.154 or 286.101 R 117.171, 117.260

286.251 Equine Behaviour, Training and Welfare 15 credits
P One of 119.154, 234.120 or 286.131

Sport and Exercise Psychology (60 credits)

No new enrolments

Compulsory courses

234.360 Sport Psychology 15 credits
R 152.318

234.361 Exercise Psychology 15 credits

15 credits from

175.101 Psychology as a Social Science 15 credits

175.102 Psychology as a Natural Science 15 credits

15 credits from

175.205 Brain and Behaviour 15 credits
P 175.102

Schedule D: Elective courses

114.330 Equity and Diversity in the Workplace 15 credits

115.114 Finance Fundamentals 15 credits
R 115.105

115.116 Introduction to Marketing 15 credits
R 115.104

128.300 Ergonomics/Human Factors: Work, Performance, Health and Design 15 credits

147.101 Rehabilitation Studies 15 credits

147.102 Whakapiri: Engagement in Mental Health and Addiction Work 15 credits

148.334 Sports History 15 credits

150.112 Hauora Tangata: Foundations of Māori Health 15 credits

150.202 Mauri ora: Māori Wellbeing and Vitality 15 credits
P 15 credits from 150.1xx

152.252 Project Management 15 credits

152.336 Leadership Practice 15 credits
R 152.328 and 152.329

152.350 Strategic Management and Governance 15 credits
P Any 200 level Management course R 152.341 and 152.365

214.101 Human Bioscience: Normal Body Function 15 credits
R 194.101, 194.241, 194.242

214.201 Human Bioscience: Impaired Body Function 15 credits
P (214.101 and 214.102) OR (162.101 and 194.101)

219.230 Sport Communication 15 credits
R 234.230

231.106 Introduction to Public Health 15 credits

Courses at 100, 200 or 300-level from the 234 course prefix series.

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