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Applied theory and practice

Ensuring BPhEd students are taught the latest theoretical knowledge and professional practices by leading, industry practitioners.

Since its beginnings in 1948 the School of Physical Education Sport and Exercise Sciences has required its students to engage in a range of applied practical experiences. Today, the BPhEd Applied Theory and Practice programme is focused on ensuring graduates can demonstrate an excellent understanding of Physical Education practice that is theoretically informed.

We achieve this by: employing leading, industry professionals to teach all practical courses; ensuring courses are relevant to student career pathways; and where possible, utilizing community and ‘real world’ learning environments.

Students in the BPhEd can choose from over 35 exciting Applied Theory and Practice courses in a range of fields including; fitness and conditioning, teaching and sport coaching, performance and analysis, Maori Perspectives of physical activity and health, outdoor education, adaptive movement and specialized professional qualifications.

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