Institute of Sport, Exercise and Health

Study for an exciting and active career. New Zealand is world-renowned for its sports, exercise, wellbeing and adventure industries. We’re proud to train some of the best and brightest professionals in this field.

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Our undergraduate and postgraduate qualifications are designed to help you develop practical skills while building a strong theoretical understanding.

We help build your knowledge base through various means identified to help practice what you learn. These could be work placements, client interactions, practical fieldwork and many more avenues. With our supporting staff and lecturers, you will graduate with confidence in yourself and your skills.

The Institute of Sport, Exercise and Health is Otago Polytechnic’s specialist sport, health and wellness centre. Located in the Sargood Centre in the heart of Logan Park, Dunedin, the institute offers a range of exciting and innovative programmes designed for the active body and mind.

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“I really liked the fact that it wasn’t just theory, but also a lot of practical work. The learning environment was great and the lecturers were very helpful.”

Manassah Kutia

Bachelor of Applied Science

Dunedin-based programmes

Central Otago-based programmes