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Bachelor of Sport and Recreation - Health and Physical Education Major

  • Bachelor

Health and physical education is vital in helping young people develop the confidence and skills to be connected and active members of society. This major prepares you for this rewarding career.

Key details

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

About this course

Health and physical education is vital in helping young people develop the confidence and skills to be connected and active members of society. This major prepares you for this rewarding career.

The Health and Physical Education major is unique, integrating hauora, health promotion and the socio-ecological aspects that support health and physical education in New Zealand schools. You explore how people learn and how to support learning in health-related and movement-based subjects.

Our graduates can go on to complete a graduate diploma in teaching and join the teaching profession well-equipped to contribute to 21st century learning environments.

Study locations

North Campus

South Campus

Online

Career pathways

  • Health and physical education teacher*
  • Coach with local, regional or national sports organisations
  • Health promotion educator
  • Kiwi Sport/Active Schools co-ordinator
  • Physical activity 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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