Health, Sport and Human Performance, M.Phil. | Online (optional) | University of Waikato | Hamilton, New Zealand
M.Phil. On Campus Online

Health, Sport and Human Performance

12 months
46335 USD/year
7067 USD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


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.


As one of the country's fastest growing industries, health and sport now contributes over $12 Billion dollars per year to New Zealand. Study in Health, Sport and Human Performance at the University of Waikato will reward you with exciting career opportunities and the chance to help improve the physical, social and mental well-being of others.

Our facilities boast the latest equipment in sport science specialisations, namely The University of Waikato Sports Laboratory at the Avantidrome and The University of Waikato Adams Centre for High Performance, in Tauranga. Both are equipped with cutting-edge facilities to test athlete performance, exercise and recovery, including an environmental chamber for altitude training.

Career opportunities

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Understanding Hauora, Health and Wellbeing
  • Dance, Movement and Culture
  • Human Performance Science
  • Foundations of Health, Sport and Human Performance
  • The Fundamentals of Coaching and Instruction
  • Social Psychology, Health and Well-being

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Birth certificate, passport and permits
  • Evidence of citizenship
  • Evidence of any change of name (if your name is different from that on your birth certificate)
  • A written statement in support of your application, if applicable
  • Evidence of any previous tertiary study
  • Proof that you meet the academic entry requirements (Completed International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma with a minimum of 24 points)
  • A recognised bachelors degree with a B/B+ average, and a B/B+ average in a relevant subject if required.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    46335 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 46335 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    7067 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7067 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Hamilton

1470 - 2020 NZD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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