Institute of Sport

Postgraduate study

Perfect if you are passionate about sport, exercise and health and want to work with athletes. Start upskilling in your field through our postgraduate disciplines.

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Deepen your knowledge with postgraduate study

Explore our suite of postgraduate programmes to acquire advanced knowledge in a particular field.. We tailor the opportunities to suit you. Perks include:

  • Internships – we’ll help find the right industry internship for you. You’ll get practical experience and the chance to build relationships and networks in professional sports.
  • Flexible learning* – you can study full-time, part-time or by distance to fit study around your other commitments.
  • Travel opportunities – attend conferences
  • Work opportunities – the possibility of paid work while you study.
  • Want to discuss your career and study plans? Talk to our postgraduate staff.

*Distance students are expected to attend three 1-week block intensives a year at our Dunedin Campus.

Postgraduate qualifications in sport

Sport

Deepen your knowledge and understanding of Applied Science. Choose to specialise in performance analysis, physical conditioning or exercise leadership, and apply your learnings through industry experience during your study. A course in professional development will then prepare you to work within the industry and assist you to understand your learning needs.

Duration

6 Months

Delivery

Blended learning

Location

Dunedin

Career potential

Specialist roles

Sport

An advanced programme to extend your knowledge in a specialty of your choice - performance analysis, physical conditioning or exercise leadership. This programme has a wider and more encompassing scope than the Postgraduate Certificate. You’ll study a course in professional development which will prepare you to work within the industry and study a specialist topic to deepen your learning in a specific issue. Graduates will be eligible for relevant industry accreditations as well.

Duration

1 Year

Delivery

Blended learning

Location

Dunedin

Career potential

Specialist roles

Sport

This programme is for you if you want to demonstrate mastery in the field. This qualification prepares you for a doctoral level study, an academic career or leadership roles in sport or exercise. You will have the choice to complete your degree by research or practice.

Duration

18 Months

Delivery

On campus

Location

Dunedin

Career potential

Doctoral Research , Team Leader/Manager

Contact us

If you want to know more about what we offer or you would like some guidance, we’re here to help. Feel free to chat to us directly about any questions you may have.