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MPhil - Health, Sport and Human Performance as a subject

The Master of Philosophy is a one-year research-based degree in which candidates undertake a programme of supervised research which critically investigates a topic of substance and significance.

Turn your passion into an exciting career by studying Health, Sport and Human Performance at the University of Waikato. Our exciting study options will equip you with the latest knowledge and skills to excel in this dynamic environment.


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Key information

Years: 1-2
Start Dates: Trimester A (March) and Trimester B (July)
Fees (Domestic): $6,332-$6,763 per year
Fees (International): $28,675 - $37,710 per year
Entry Requirements: Postgraduate International
Area of Study:
*Tuition fees shown are indicative only and may change. There are additional fees and charges related to enrolment please see the Table of Fees and Charges for more information. You will be sent an enrolment agreement which will confirm your fees.

Career opportunities

  • Applied Sports Scientist
  • Community Sport Adviser
  • Events Manager
  • Health and Physical Education Teacher
  • Personal Trainer
  • Sports Coach

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Graduate study options

Master of Health, Sport and Human Performance


We offer a range of undergraduate papers that have a practical component as well as those that exclusively promote learning from experience in the field of health, sport and human performance. These papers enable you to participate, contribute, learn and critically reflect on the area of sport and leisure.

As a university located in the heart of the Waikato Region, we are proud to foster collaborative relationships with some of the country's top sports organisations and facilities. Our partnerships allow students to get a taste of industry careers from high performance sport (Waikato Chiefs, BOP Magic and Cycling NZ) to community organisations (Sport Waikato, Parafed and Disabilities Waikato).


Contacts

Te Huataki Waiora School of Health
Phone: 0800 924 528 or +64 7 838 4625
Email: [email protected]
Website: https://www.waikato.ac.nz/hshp/
Facebook: facebook.com/WaikatoSchoolOfHealth