About sport science, nutrition and health promotion
The rapidly expanding areas of sport science, nutrition and health offer a wide range of exciting career opportunities. These include roles such as working as a trainer, sport scientist or nutritionist to improve the performance of elite athletes; or as a community health promoter or nutritionist to improve the health and wellbeing of the general population.
Studying sport science, nutrition and health promotion
We offer certificates, diplomas, degrees and graduate diplomas in a range of areas related to sport science and health. Our degrees and graduate diplomas allow you to specialise in a particular area of interest.
Whatever you choice of programme, your study will equip you with up-to-date industry knowledge and real-world skills.
You'll gain the expertise needed to be effective in a wide range of disciplines including sport science, human nutrition, the promotion of good health and wellness, and the prevention of disease and injury. You’ll learn in new facilities which house modern teaching and learning spaces, laboratories, a recreation centre and a two-level sport venue.
- American College of Sports Medicine(ACSM)
- Sport New Zealand (Sport NZ)
- Ministry of Health New Zealand
- Sport and Exercise Science New Zealand (SESNZ)
- Canterbury District Health Board (CDHB)
- Sport Science peer reviewed journal
- Sport Canterbury
- High Performance Sport New Zealand
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