Bachelor of Sport and Recreation


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

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Study options Full-time
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Location &
start dates
Contact us about future dates.
Length 1
Study options Full-time

More information

Please visit the AUT University website to learn more about this Bachelor of Sport and Recreation.

Please contact Claire Dallison for information on how to enrol.

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

All applicants:

  • Successful completion of the NMIT Diploma in Applied Fitness

Please note

NMIT will align degree entry to the amended university entry requirements, effective 2015. For more information refer to Entry for this degree programme may require specific subjects.

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 Manager.