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.

Our hugely popular EXERSCI 100G is now full for Semester Two.

Thank you to all those who enrolled. If you missed out, you can still study the course at Summer School 2019.

Congratulations to our graduates

We would like to congratulate all students who graduated in our Spring ceremony. We hope you enjoyed sharing this special event with family and friends and wish you the best for your future endeavours.

Join us for a half-day event

Exercise Sciences welcomes all careers advisers, physical education and science teachers to continue their professional development. Register your attendance.

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. 

 

  • New name and location for health and performance clinic
    21 September 2018
    A recent rebrand has transformed one of the University of Auckland’s clinics as it moved from the Tāmaki Campus to new state-of-the-art premises on the Newmarket Campus.
  • Women in science – a celebration of NZ pioneers
    19 September 2018
    Pioneering women scientists who helped pave the way for others are being honoured as part of Women’s Suffrage 125 celebrations by having the University of Auckland’s science departments and schools named after them for one week.
  • Major funding for University of Auckland science research
    13 September 2018
    A non-invasive laser probe to detect prostate cancer and developing high-value products from seaweed are just two research projects at the University of Auckland awarded funding from this year’s Endeavour and Smart Ideas science fund allocation.