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Bachelor of Sport and Recreation - Exercise Science and Nutrition Major

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The Exercise Science and Nutrition major covers the skills to help people make healthier choices. You study approaches to lifestyle management and healthy living to prevent lifestyle-related diseases.

Key details

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

About this course

The Exercise Science and Nutrition major covers the skills to help people make healthier choices. You study approaches to lifestyle management and healthy living to prevent lifestyle-related diseases.

Exercise science and nutrition are becoming more and more important as the developed world struggles with the effects of our modern lifestyle. There's an increasing focus on lifestyle choices, physical activity, exercise, nutrition and other factors that affect health in the community.

The Exercise Science and Nutrition major is supported by the AUT Human Potential Centre, a research centre for physical activity and nutrition based at AUT Millennium. There are great postgraduate and research opportunities after completing this major.

AUT Human Potential Centre

Study locations

North Campus

South Campus

Online

Career pathways

  • Active Communities, Active Families, Active Schools or Green Prescription co-ordinator
  • Clinical exercise physiologist
  • Community health development co-ordinator
  • Corporate health and wellness advisor
  • Health promotion officer
  • Physical activity co-ordinator

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