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Bachelor of Sport and Recreation - Coaching Major

  • Bachelor

AUT's coaching degree prepares you for a coaching career in sport, recreation, health and physical education, and the growing area of coach development.

Key details

Degree Type
Bachelor
Duration
3 years full-time
Study Mode
Online, In person

About this course

AUT's coaching degree prepares you for a coaching career in sport, recreation, health and physical education, and the growing area of coach development.

Coaching is an exciting and rewarding area of sport in New Zealand. Coaches work with athletes of all skill levels, from beginners to high-performance athletes, and there's a large number of coaching positions available in the areas of performance analysis and performance sports.

Develop the skills to become a top coach. You gain a sound understanding of the coaching process, and work with athletes of different skill levels through your workplace experience. There's strong input from our industry partners, including Aktive Auckland Sport and Recreation, national and regional sport organisations and clubs; primary, intermediate and secondary schools, and regional sports trusts.

Study locations

North Campus

South Campus

Online

Career pathways

  • Coach development manager
  • Coach for regional or national sports organisations, or youth and development teams
  • Kiwisport co-ordinator
  • Health and physical education teacher*
  • Recreation programme co-ordinator
  • School sports co-ordinator

*After completing the one-year Graduate Diploma in Secondary Teaching

Graduate Diploma in Secondary Teaching

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