Study options

AUT is globally recognised for its outstanding postgraduate qualifications in sport and exercise. Study with us and you'll benefit from the expertise of academic staff who are widely known as experts in their field, have access to our state-of-the-art facilities and get involved in world-leading research projects.

You can choose from different focus areas and research groups within sport and exercise. Our programmes provide you with the critical understanding and appreciation of integrating knowledge, science, evidence-based practice and relevant theoretical concepts.

World-class postgraduate programmes

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Each year, SPRINZ receives industry-funded scholarships, with many of our postgraduate students and staff working on collaborative research with our industry partners.

Partnership: AUT and Athlete Training + Health

The partnership between AUT and Athlete Training + Health (ATH) in the USA enables students to intern or work at ATH in Texas, USA and have access to the expertise of both ATH and its partner university AUT.

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Previous SPRINZ scholarships

  • AUT Vice-Chancellor Scholarships
  • CSI Pacific Doctoral Scholarship – Canadian Sport Institute Pacific
  • Eccentric Training and Elite Athlete Performance – HPSNZ
  • Goldmine Scholarship – HPSNZ
  • HPSNZ Cricket Scholarship – HPSNZ
  • HPSNZ Kayak PhD Scholarship
  • HPSNZ Scholarship Motorcycle Scholarship – WIL Sport
  • New Zealand Cricket Scholarship – NZ Cricket
  • SPRINZ Tennis NZ PhD Scholarship – Tennis NZ
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