For the people who are pushing the limits

Why study Sport and Human Performance at Waikato?

Our dynamic programme will prepare you for exciting careers in the sport and recreation industries. Whether you want to improve athletic performance, work as a coach or make sport more accessible to more people, this is the degree for you.  With workshops, laboratories and work-based placements throughout the degree, you will develop the applied knowledge and skills you need to begin your career.

We offer a range of subjects at both our Hamilton and Tauranga campuses

Human Performance Science
Sport Development and Coaching
Healthy Active Living

Read about Jade’s journey

“Waikato was the perfect fit for me. The uni has loads of connections with top sporting teams, which gives you the opportunity to work with some incredible athletes. There are some amazing lecturers too who are top in their fields and really want the best for their students.”

World class facilities

The University of Waikato Adams Centre for High Performance is a cutting edge, world-class facility for the nation’s best athletes. It is equipped with the very latest in sports science and research capability.