STUDY OPTIONS

Registered Clinical Exercise Physiologists hold a bachelor's degree in science plus either a one year postgraduate diploma or a two year Master's degree in clinical exercise physiology. Both postgraduate programmes include extensive practical clinical training. Qualifications must be awarded by a government approved tertiary education institution. Applicants may hold a PhD degree (or equivalent) however they must have a level of knowledge and clinical training in clinical exercise physiology that meets the competencies detailed in the CEPNZ Standards.

Regardless of academic pathway, applicants must accumulate at least 500 hours of supervised clinical training.

Undergraduate Programmes

Ara Institute - Bachelor of Applied Science (Physical Activity, Health & Wellness)

Auckland University of Technology (AUT) - Bachelor of Sport and Recreation (Sport and Exercise Science)

                                   

Eastern Institute of Technology (EIT) - Bachelor of Recreation and Sport (includes Physical Fitness Assessment, Physical Conditioning and Applied Exercise Physiology)

 

Massey University - Bachelor of Science (Exercise and Sport Science)

Massey University - Bachelor of Sport and Exercise (Exercise Prescription)

Otago Polytechnic - Bachelor of Applied Science (Physical Activity, Health & Wellness)

Southern Institute of Technology (SIT) - Bachelor of Sport and Exercise (Exercise Science/Health Promotion)

 

Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology - Bachelor of Sport & Recreation (including Health & Wellness) 

University of Auckland - Bachelor of Science (Exercise Sciences)

University of Otago - Bachelor of Science (Exercise and Sport Science)

University of Waikato - Bachelor of Health, Sport and Human Performance

Universal College of Learning (UCOL) - Bachelor of Applied Science (Physical Health and Wellness)

Waikato Institute of Technology (WINTEC) - Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science

 

Postgraduate Programmes

University of Auckland - Master of Science in Clinical Exercise Physiology

Waikato Institute of Technology (WINTEC) - Postgraduate Diploma in Sport & Exercise Science

Note: CEPNZ does not accredit programmes and is not responsible in anyway for the academic content or quality of these programmes. 

 

Note to providers: CEPNZ recommends you refer to the CEP Scope documentation to inform your curriculum. If you wish for your programme to be added to this list please email info@cepnz.org.nz

 

 

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