Qualification Overview

Qualification Title Diploma in Sport and Exercise Science (Level 6)
Qualification Type Diploma
Level 6
Credits 120
Subject Area
  • Society and Culture » Sport and Recreation » Sport and Recreation Activities
Strategic Purpose Statement
Depending in elective choice, graduates can manage sport and recreation services, design and implement physical activity for special population groups (e.g. cardiac rehabilitation back conditions pregnancy), provide dietary and physical conditioning and analysis and advice to athletes and the general public; provide coaching and sports counselling to athletes to enhance optimum performance , lead and instruct groups in outdoor settings, prepare risk management plans for outdoor activities, as well as develop outdoor activity programmes for special populations (e.g. youth at risk, the unemployed, retirees, the tourism industry).

Graduates can critique research and write academic assignments. Graduates of this programme can staircase onto further study such as the bachelor of sport and exercise.

Graduates can work in management roles in sports and fitness centres, in sport and recreation related retail businesses, as fitness trainers, as coaches and in leadership or assistant leadership roles in outdoor recreation businesses.
Entry Requirements
Application Criteria Applicants should have successfully completed the Southern Institute of Technology Diploma in Sport and Exercise (Level 5) programme or possess equivalent knowledge and skills, or « Have completed an external or overseas
Developed By Southern Institute of Technology
Quality Assured By New Zealand Qualifications Authority
Number ST5307
Status Discontinued
Created November 2010
Next Review December 2015
Discontinued January 2020

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