PGDip - Health, Sport and Human Performance as a subject
Postgraduate diplomas provide the opportunity for continuing professional development in the same area as an original degree. A postgraduate diploma can often lead to a masters degree.
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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Entry usually requires a bachelors degree (or equivalent) and an advanced level of study in your subject area.
|Start Dates:||February (Semester A) and July (Semester B)|
|Fees (International):||$29,370-$38,350 per year|
|Entry Requirements:||Postgraduate International|
|*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.|
- Applied Sports Scientist
- Community Sport Adviser
- Events Manager
- Health and Physical Education Teacher
- Personal Trainer
- Sports Coach
Papers available within Health, Sport and Human Performance
Prescriptions for the PGCert(HSHP), PGDip(HSHP), BHSHP(Hons) and MHSHP
To complete a Postgraduate Certificate in Health, Sport and Human Performance, students must complete 60 points at 500 level from the following list.
To complete the Postgraduate Diploma in Health, Sport and Human Performance, students must take 120 points at 500 level from the following list.
To complete a BHSHP(Hons), students must take 120 points at 500 level. Students must complete an approved research methods paper (normally HSHUP501, EDUCA557 or EDUCA500) and one of HSHUP590, HSHUP592 or HSHUP593. The BHSHP(Hons) is available for students who have completed their BHSHP or equivalent qualification, and who have attained a GPA of at least B+ in their third year papers.
To complete an MHSHP, students must take 180 points at 500 level. Students must complete an approved research methods paper (normally HSHUP501, EDUCA557 or EDUCA500) and one of HSHUP590, HSHUP592, HSHUP593 or HSHUP594. The MHSHP is available for students who have completed either:
a) a BHSHP with at least a B grade average across the 300 level papers, or equivalent qualification, or
b) a BHSHP(Hons) with at least second class honours (second division), or a PGDip(HSHP), or equivalent qualification.
For further details, contact the Faculty of Health, Sport and Human Performance.
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Graduate study options
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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).