Master of Applied Science

Otago Polytechnic

Subject area

Human Movement and Sports Science



1.5 Years

Total student fees


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About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

To produce graduates who can independently demonstrate mastery of theoretically and procedurally sophisticated subject matter through a body of scholarly applied work, which is presented in a public forum and supported by a project or thesis, which could form the basis of scholarly journal articles. The work will respond to societal needs, address practice from multiple perspectives and be positioned within a wider framework of academic and applied research. This qualification prepares learners for doctoral level study, an academic career or a lead sport or exercise management role.

Key Information for Students

Entry Requirements

Minimum requirements

PgCert in Applied Science at level 8, or equivalent, with an overall grade of B+ (75%), for admission to the Masters by Research; OR PgDip in Applied Science at level 8, or equivalent, with an overall grade of B+ in the final 60 credits, or an equivalent postgrad qualification of 120 credits in a related area with an overall grade of B+, for admission to the Masters by Coursework. Exceptional applicants not meeting the qualification requirements, but who have appropriate documented professional experience, may also be considered for admission

Detailed requirements

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1.5 Years

Tuition Fees

Annual Total qualification
Student fees
(what you pay)
$8,727 $13,090
Government tuition subsidy
(what the government pays)
$19,282 $28,923
Total $28,009 $42,013

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Student Success


National Graduate Outcomes

Outcomes for students who completed qualifications at the same level and in the same subject area, three years after completion:

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Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 762 786
Phone: (03) 477 3014
Fax: (03) 471 6870

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