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Study Physical Education at Otago

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New curriculum for the School of Physical Education, Sport & Exercise

A number of changes have been made to the School of Physical Education, Sport & Exercise curriculum.

From 2019 the Bachelor of Physical Education has been replaced with a range of major and minor subjects. The following major subjects are available:

The above subjects are also available as the Science major subject for the Bachelor of Arts and Science (BASc).

See the School of Physical Education, Sport & Exercise website for more information about these major subjects, as well as the minor subjects that are available.

How to apply

To apply for one these major subjects:

  1. Select the link above for the major you're interested in. This will take you to a page about the subject.
  2. Select the qualification you wish to take from the Qualifications list (BA, BAppSc, BSc or BASc depending on which subject you have selected). This will take you to the relevant qualification page.

  3. Click the Apply now button on the right of the qualification page. This will take you to the eVision login page where you can create your account and apply for the programme and select your major subject/s.

BPhEd students continuing in the programme in 2019

If you are continuing in the Bachelor of Physical Education in 2019 you should contact the School of Physical Education, Sport and Exercise Sciences for advice on the papers to take in 2019 or other requirements to be fulfilled.

You will then be able to complete your application through your eVision portal. Paper selection will open in early September.

Postgraduate programmes

The following postgraduate programmes are available:

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Contact details

School of Physical Education, Sport and Exercise Sciences

Email physical-education@otago.ac.nz
Website otago.ac.nz/physed

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