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.

Exercise Sciences has moved

From Monday 16 April, Exercise Sciences undergraduate labs and postgraduate lectures will be delivered from their new purpose-built facilities in Newmarket. Find out more about this move.

Developing skills to rehabilitate

MSc student Josh Foreman loved the opportunity of putting theory into practice and experiencing what it is like to be a Clinical Exercise Physiologist in a real setting, with real people who have real diseases.

Our subject is ranked 28th

According to the 2018 QS World University Rankings, sports-related subjects at the University of Auckland are ranked 28th in the world. Find out 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. 

 

  • Register now | Three-Minute Thesis Competition 2018
    19 April 2018
    Could you explain an 80,000 word thesis in just 180 seconds? This year's 2018 Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) competition challenges postgraduate students to communicate their research to a general audience in just 3 minutes with a single presentation slide. The Faculty of Science heats will be held on 21 May. Register now.