Bachelor of Sport and Recreation

  • Nelson campus
  • Part time

This degree programme is offered by AUT at the Nelson Campus and is available to graduates of the Diploma in Applied Fitness. Graduates are able to transfer into the BSR programme, with less than one and a half years of study necessary to complete.

Programme Detail

Programme title Bachelor of Sport and Recreation
Intake dates 17 February 2014
Location Nelson
Fees - International (NZD)* $17,500.00


* Fees listed are indicative only and may vary with course selection. Exact fees can be confirmed when you enquire or apply.

Annual Student Levy fee $240 (part-time students pay part of this), text books, stationery, additional registration fees and academic attire for graduation are all the responsibility of the student.

International learners are required to pay additional costs to attend one of our courses or programmes. These additional costs include medical and travel insurance cover. Please email for further information.

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Career opportunities & pathways

Work in the fitness industry in a variety of careers.

Examples of careers in Applied Fitness

  • Aerobics Instructor
  • Athletic Trainer
  • Coach
  • Community Recreation Advisor
  • Exercise Advisor for Special Conditions
  • Exercise Rehabilitation Provider
  • Fitness Centre Worker
  • Gym Instructor
  • Lifestyle Educator
  • Manager of Team/Facility
  • Motivator, Outdoor Educator
  • Personal Trainer
  • PE Teacher
  • Project Manager for Health Issues
  • Rest Home Coordinator
  • Specialist Sports Advisor
  • Sports Trust Worker
  • Sports Coordinator
  • Sports Marketer
  • Sports Science Technician
  • Team Masseuse
  • Team Trainer
  • Video Analyst

Frequently asked questions

How is the study year structured?

The study year is broken into two 17-week semesters. Each has a two week mid-semester break. Some courses are available at Summer School. Please check with Programme Area reception.

Is there an Orientation?

Yes. New students are expected to attend an Orientation at the start of their semester. This will cover course structure and requirements, introduce you to tutors and fellow students, and ensure you are ready to begin your study. You will be notified of Orientation dates.

Who should I see if I have a problem with my course?

 You must see your course tutor in the first instance. If the issue is not resolved see the Programme Area Leader. 


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