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Master On Campus

Health, Sport and Human Performance

University of Waikato

18 months
Duration
22759 USD/year
5070 USD/year
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About

The Master of Health, Sport and Human Performance at the University of Waikato will set you up with a research-based qualification that will teach you to critically examine how political, cultural, social and economic factors influence the meaning and nature of sport, exercise and leisure.

Overview

While studying the Master of Health, Sport & Human Performance (MHSHP) at the University of Waikato, you'll explore how sociological perspectives; psychological and physiological factors influence movement and performance in sport and exercise. Throughout your course of study you'll receive opportunities to get involved in real world research to make a difference in people’s lives, as well as connect with elite athletes and teams.

Te Huataki Waiora School of Health boasts world-renowned active researchers and lecturers who have international expertise and reputations. Throughout your course of study you'll receive opportunities to get involved in real-world research to make a difference in people’s lives, as well as equipping you with the practical skills to work in contexts that are relevant to you.

You will work in our high-tech laboratories at the Cambridge Avantidrome or the University of Waikato Adams Centre for High Performance in Tauranga, and will benefit from our collaborative relationships established with local organisations. These partnerships bring about opportunities for you to connect with elite athletes and teams for research including; Waikato Chiefs, BoP Magic, Cycling NZ and community organisations such as Parafed Waikato, Sport Waikato and working relationships with Paralympics New Zealand and Special Olympics New Zealand.

The MHSHP is a flexible degree, giving you the option to tailor the programme to meet your needs. Our staff hold the expertise to supervise a diverse range of projects, and you have the option of completing your degree over one year full-time, or part time while working.

Study flexibly

At masters level you can study a range of papers. The MHSHP usually comprises 180 points (500 level) including required and optional papers. You are required to choose one or more option(s) from the below. You can also pursue an area of interest in greater depth by undertaking a research project or thesis, under one of our expert supervisors. You are required to take a research methods paper.

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Culturally Responsive Methodologies incorporating kaupapa Māori and critical theories
  • Research Methods
  • Advanced Human Performance Science
  • Social Sciences of Sport and Active Recreation: Advancing Knowledge and Practice
  • Advancing Sport Coaching: Theory and Practice
  • Special Topic: Health, Physical Activity and Wellbeing: Interdisciplinary Perspectives

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 alternative credits

120-180

Delivered

On Campus

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

    22759 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 22759 USD per year during 18 months.
  • National

    5070 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5070 USD per year during 18 months.
  • Fees (Domestic): $7,044-$7,588 per year
  • Fees (International): $31,615 (120 pts) or $47,425 (180 pts)

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.

Funding

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