Physical Education

Study how the human body works and develops through exercise and training, and learn how to apply this in a teaching/learning situation 

Courses are available at the following institutions:

AUT University

Bachelor of Sport and Recreation (Health and Physical Education)

Certificate in Sport & Recreation

University of Canterbury

Bachelor of Education

Massey University

Bachelor of Sport and Exercise (Physical Education)

University of Auckland

Bachelor of Physical Education

University of Otago

Bachelor of Physical Education (Professional Studies)

Bachelor of Physical Education (Sport and Leisure Studies)

University of Waikato

Bachelor of Sport & Leisure Studies

Ara Institute of Canterbury

Diploma in Outdoor Education

Diploma in Outdoor Instruction and Management

Bachelor of Sustainability and Outdoor Education

Diploma in Environmental and Outdoor Leadership

Bachelor of Applied Science (Physical Activity & Health Promotion)

Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology

Bachelor of Sport & Recreation

Certificate in Fitness (Level 4)

Manukau Institute of Technology

Bachelor of Applied Sport and Exercise Science (Level 7)

Diploma in Applied Sport and Recreation (Level 5)


Bachelor of Sport& Recreation

Certificate in Sport & Recreation

Diploma in Sport & Recreation

Otago Polytechnic

Certificate in Health

Bachelor of Applied Science (Physical Activity, Health & Wellness)

Southern Institute of Technology

National Certificate In Fitness (Group Fitness Instruction) (Level 3) 

Diploma In Sport And Exercise Science (Level 5)

Diploma in Sport and Recreation

Bachelor of Sport & Exercise

Tai Poutini Polytechnic

Diploma in Outdoor Instruction and Guiding


New Zealand Certificate in Exercise

New Zealand Certificate in Study and Career Preparation (Level 3) (Exercise Pathway)

Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science


Bachelor of Sport (Physical Education)

Diploma in Sport & Fitness Education


Diploma in Exercise Science

Diploma in Health Psychology

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