Welcome to the Department of Exercise Sciences


We bring together expertise in the Exercise Sciences through the disciplines of of biomechanics, movement neuroscience, exercise physiology, exercise metabolism and exercise psychology.

EXERSCI 100G being offered at Summer School 2019

Enrol now so you don't miss out on a place to study the myths and reality of health and fitness. No prior knowledge of science is required.

Enrol for 2019

After gaining admission to a programme of study and accepting your offer of place online, you can enrol for courses. Enrol early to get into the courses and class times you want. Find out more.

Meet Andy Cosgrove

International student Andy Cosgrove has recently completed Master of Science in Clinical Exercise Physiology with the Department of Exercise Sciences. Read more.

Our department brings together a range of expertise and exercise related disciplines to understand the role of exercise in sustaining health, improving disease outcomes, and enhancing human performance through sport and physical activity.

In addition to outstanding undergraduate teaching the department hosts a pioneering taught postgraduate (PGDip and MSc) programme in the new allied health profession of clinical exercise physiology (CEP). This is the only internationally accredited postgraduate CEP programme in New Zealand.

Study with us to open up a host of exciting career opportunities. 

 

  • Doctoral workshops with Hugh Kearns Event as iCalendar
    04 December 2018 - 05 December 2018
    Achieve maximum productivity and gain research and writing strategies for life when ThinkWell’s Hugh Kearns brings his international lecture tour to Auckland this December. These practical workshops are doctoral-focussed but free to ALL research postgraduates. Read more and book your place on the 4 December (2pm) and 5 December (10am).