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Study Exercise and Sport Science at Otago

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Overview

Exercise and Sport Science is available as a major for the Bachelor of Physical Education (BPhEd) degree. It takes a biological/physical approach to the study of human movement.

Subject areas include: Biomechanics, Exercise Physiology and Motor Learning and Control.

Contact details

See Physical Education or Bachelor of Physical Education (BPhEd)

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Programme Requirements

Bachelor of Physical Education (BPhEd) majoring in Exercise and Sport Science

YearPapersPoints
1st year

PHSE 101  Sociocultural Foundations of Physical Education

PHSE 102  Biophysical Foundations of Human Movement

PHSE 103  Movement Education: Dance and Gymnastics

PHSE 191 Human Body Systems 1 (for BPhEd) or HUBS 191 Human Body Systems 1

PHSE 192 Human Body Systems 2 (for BPhEd) or HUBS 192 Human Body Systems 2

STAT 110  Statistical Methods or STAT 115  Introduction to Biostatistics

18 points from any degree

18

18

18

18

18

18

18

2nd year

PHSE 202  Movement Analysis and Control

PHSE 203  Exercise Physiology

PHSE 204  History of Sport

PHSE 205  Psychology of Sport

PHSE 206  Sociology of Sport

PHSE 104  Applied Physical Experiences

ANAT 250  Functional Anatomy

18

18

18

18

18

18

18

3rd and 4th years

Five of PHSE 301, PHSE 302, PHSE 303, PHSE 304, PHSE 305, PHSE 306, PHSE 310, PHSE 314, PHSE 315, PHSE 329, PHSE 334, PHSE 335PHSE 401, PHSE 402 including at least one of PHSE 401, 402

36 further PHSE points at 200-level or above

126 points from any degree, including 54 points at 200-level or above (HUNT 232  Sport and Exercise Nutrition, recommended)

90

 

36


126

Total 504

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