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Postgraduate Diploma in Health Science (Sport and Exercise)

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  • Available via Distance Learning
  • Not available for international students

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Entry requirements

Admission to the Postgraduate Diploma in Health Science requires that the candidate meet the University admission requirements as specified; and have been awarded or qualified for the Bachelor of Health Science or an equivalent undergraduate qualification.

For general entry requirements see Massey University entry requirements.

Postgraduate Diploma in Health Science (Sport and Exercise) structure

The programme comprises courses to a total value of 120 credits, selected from the schedule below. If this qualification is completed with sufficient merit within 1 year of full-time or 3 years of part-time study, it may be awarded with Distinction or Merit.


Courses (120 credits required):

Compulsory course

234.799 Research Report (30 credits)

At least 30 credits from

168.711 Health Research Design and Method (30 credits)
168.713 Evidence-Based Practice (30 credits)

Subject courses

234.724   Research Seminar in Sport and Exercise (15 credits)
234.725   Athletic Conditioning (30 credits)
234.726   Exercise and Sport Science (30 credits)
234.727 Physical Activity for Compromised Health (30 credits)

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