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This course places students in an advanced internship in a professional sporting workplace, with a view to enhancing employability through working in an authentic workplace setting. Students will work within an existing sporting workplace to gain experience in providing sport science support and development in a professional environment.
By the end of this course, successful students should be able to:1. Apply principles of exercise science testing and analysis in a workplace setting, demonstrating safe and correct use of equipment.2. Work effectively within a team environment to provide sport science support for athletes or higher level support for a team or squad of athletes.3. Critically reflect on how the workplace structure reflects the bicultural nature of New Zealand as constructed through the Treaty of Waitangi and to locate this reflection in the context of the realities of traditional and contemporary Māori society.4. Work alongside colleagues in a professional workplace to carry out a research project, or plan and implement a significant event or programme.5. Demonstrate understanding of and compliance with workplace Health and Safety requirements.
Subject to approval to the Head of School
Domestic fee $2,131.00
International Postgraduate fees
* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.
This course will not be offered if fewer than 15 people apply to enrol.
For further information see
School of Health Sciences.