Duration
Full-time: 4 years
Part-time: Varies
Next start date
2022 Semester One – 28 February
2022 Semester Two – 18 July
Available locations
City, Epsom
Points
540
Programme type
Undergraduate

Programme overview

This programme will give you a well-rounded understanding of the economic and social elements that underlie the field of sport, health and recreation.

Develop your skills in sport coaching, health promotion and physical education, while advancing your communication, teamwork and problem-solving skills.

Gain the business acumen and knowledge to be leadership-ready for employment in this increasingly-relevant global industry. Learn to drive positive change in sport and health, addressing issues such as mental health, fitness and food.

Learn from world-leading academic staff in the fields of business, entrepreneurship, sport, health education, and physical education. You’ll gain valuable industry experience tailored to your career needs and aspirations.

Please contact us if you have queries.

Programme structure

This conjoint programme will usually take four years to complete. It is comprised of 540 points:

  • 255 points from courses listed in the BSportHPE Conjoint Schedule
  • 255 points from courses listed in the BCom Conjoint Schedule (including at least one major)
  • 15 points from General Education
  • 15 points from courses available for any programme at the University.

You will probably need to enrol in nine 15-point courses (135 points) each year if you want to complete in four years. You need to maintain a Grade Point Average of 3.5 each year to continue with your conjoint.

Most students need to take one or two General Education courses.

Students should also be aware of the University’s Academic English Language Requirement.

For all official programme information, including regulations about entry, enrolment, fees, examinations, and requirements for degrees, diplomas and certificates, see the University Calendar.

Sample programme structure

Year 1 135 points

  • Code:
    EDPROFM 100
    Name:
    Te Ao Māori – Te Kākano
    Type:
    Compulsory core course
    Points:
    15 pts
  • Code:
    SPORTHPE 101
    Name:
    Sociocultural Foundations
    Type:
    Compulsory core course
    Points:
    15 pts
  • Code:
    SPORTHPE 102
    Name:
    Learning and Pedagogy
    Type:
    Compulsory core course
    Points:
    15 pts
  • Code:
    SPORTHPE 103
    Name:
    Biophysical Foundations
    Type:
    Compulsory core course
    Points:
    15 pts
  • Code:
    BUSINESS 115
    Name:
    Economics, Markets and Law
    Type:
    Compulsory core course
    Points:
    15 pts
  • Code:
    BUSINESS 114
    Name:
    Accounting for Decision Making
    Type:
    Compulsory core course
    Points:
    15 pts
  • Code:
    STATS 108
    Name:
    Statistics for Commerce
    Type:
    Compulsory core course
    Points:
    15 pts
  • Code:
    BUSINESS 111
    Name:
    Understanding Business
    Type:
    Compulsory core course
    Points:
    15 pts
  • Name:
    Compulsory core course
    Type:
    Compulsory core course
    Points:
    15 pts

Year 2 135 points

  • Code:
    EDUCSW 201
    Name:
    Diversity in Aotearoa/New Zealand
    Type:
    Compulsory core course
    Points:
    15 pts
  • Code:
    HEALTHED 201
    Name:
    Child and Youth Health Education
    Type:
    Compulsory core course
    Points:
    15 pts
  • Code:
    SPORT 202
    Name:
    Sport and Recreation
    Type:
    Compulsory core course
    Points:
    15 pts
  • Code:
    SPORTHPE 201
    Name:
    Whakatinanahia
    Type:
    Compulsory core course
    Points:
    15 pts
  • Code:
    INFOSYS 110
    Name:
    Digital Systems
    Type:
    Compulsory core course
    Points:
    15 pts
  • Code:
    BUSINESS 112 or 113
    Name:
    Managing Sustainable Growth
    Type:
    Compulsory core course
    Points:
    15 pts
  • Name:
    BCom Stage I Elective course
    Type:
    Compulsory degree component
    Points:
    15 pts
  • Name:
    BCom major or elective course
    Type:
    BCom major or elective course
    Points:
    15 pts
  • Name:
    General Education course
    Type:
    Compulsory degree component
    Points:
    15 pts

Year 3 135 points

  • Code:
    SPORTHPE 202
    Name:
    Skill Learning
    Type:
    Compulsory core course
    Points:
    15 pts
  • Code:
    SPORTHPE 203
    Name:
    Physiology, Exercise, Fitness
    Type:
    Compulsory core course
    Points:
    15 pts
  • Code:
    EDUCSW 302
    Name:
    Service learning
    Type:
    Compulsory core course
    Points:
    15 pts
  • Name:
    BSportHPE 300-level course
    Type:
    Compulsory degree component
    Points:
    15 pts
  • Name:
    BCom Major course
    Type:
    Compulsory degree component
    Points:
    15 pts
  • Name:
    BCom Major course
    Type:
    Compulsory degree component
    Points:
    15 pts
  • Name:
    BCom Major course
    Type:
    Compulsory degree component
    Points:
    15 pts
  • Name:
    BCom Major course
    Type:
    Compulsory degree component
    Points:
    15 pts
  • Name:
    Elective course
    Type:
    Elective course
    Points:
    15 pts

Year 4 135 points

  • Name:
    BSportHPE 100-level course
    Type:
    Compulsory degree component
    Points:
    15 pts
  • Name:
    BSportHPE elective course
    Type:
    Elective course
    Points:
    15 pts
  • Name:
    BSportHPE 300-level course
    Type:
    Compulsory degree component
    Points:
    15 pts
  • Name:
    BSportHPE 300-level course
    Type:
    Compulsory degree component
    Points:
    15 pts
  • Name:
    BSportHPE 300-level course
    Type:
    Compulsory degree component
    Points:
    15 pts
  • Name:
    BCom Major course
    Type:
    Compulsory degree component
    Points:
    15 pts
  • Name:
    BCom Major course
    Type:
    Compulsory degree component
    Points:
    15 pts
  • Name:
    BCom Major course
    Type:
    Compulsory degree component
    Points:
    15 pts
  • Name:
    BCom Major course
    Type:
    Compulsory degree component
    Points:
    15 pts

Subjects available in this programme

  • Accounting
  • Business Analytics
  • Commercial Law
  • Economics
  • Finance
  • Information Systems
  • Innovation & Entrepreneurship
  • International Business
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Operations & Supply Chain Mgmt
  • Sport, Health and Physical Edu
  • Taxation
For all official programme information, including regulations about entry, enrolment, fees, examinations, and requirements for degrees, diplomas and certificates, see the University Calendar.

2022 entry requirements

My highest qualification is from:

Secondary school qualifications

If you're joining us from secondary school, here's what you need to enter the programme.

You are guaranteed entry to this programme if you meet these requirements.

  1. First, you must meet the University Entrance (UE) standard.
  2. You must also meet the rank score for this programme. Not sure about your rank score? Use our rank score calculator.
  3. You may need to have studied certain subjects or achieved credits in particular subjects.
  4. Some programmes have additional requirements, such as an interview, portfolio or references.

Guaranteed rank score, subject and other requirements

If your rank score is slightly lower than the guaranteed score, we encourage you to still apply. We will consider your application if places are available. If you don’t meet the requirements, you may be able to apply under our Undergraduate Targeted Admission Schemes.

  • Qualification
    NCEA National Certificate of Educational Achievement
    Score required
    210
  • Qualification
    CIE Cambridge International Examinations
    Score required
    230
  • Qualification
    IB International Baccalaureate
    Score required
    28

Read more about entry requirements for New Zealand secondary school applicants.

Tertiary qualifications

If you've studied at a tertiary institution, here's what you need to enter the programme.

You can transfer from another tertiary institution, or another University of Auckland qualification, if you meet these requirements.

Minimum grade requirements

These are the likely grades required, but they do not guarantee entry. Applicants may require higher grades to gain entry to this programme.

Further requirements

If you have started studying either the Bachelor of Commerce or the Bachelor of Sport, Health and Physical Education, you may be admitted to the conjoint programme, if you have been credited with no more than 270 points in the programme and have not graduated. You must have a GPA (Grade Point Average) of at least 3.9.

See information about prior tertiary study requirements

Other pathways to study

You could be eligible for another programme, or check out these alternative pathways:

My highest qualification is from this country or region:

Secondary school qualifications

If you're joining us from secondary school, here's what you need to enter the programme.

You need to have one of the following:

  • International Baccalaureate Diploma with a minimum total score of 24.
  • General Certificate of Education (GCE) Advanced Level. You must have completed a minimum of three A-Level subjects. 
  • Cambridge International Examinations (CIE). You must have completed a minimum of three A-level subjects.

GCE ‘A’ Level requirements apply to ‘A’ Level qualifications examined by bodies such as AQA, OCR, Edexcel, WJEC, CCEA and Pearson Education Limited taken outside of New Zealand.

Guaranteed grade, subject and other requirements

These are the grades required for guaranteed entry to this programme. If your grades are slightly lower, we encourage you to still apply. We will consider your application if places are available.

  • Qualification
    IB International Baccalaureate Diploma
    Score required
    28
    Qualification
    IELTS Academic International English Language Testing System
    Score required
    6.0
  • Qualification
    GCE A Level General Certificate of Education (GCE) Advanced Level
    Score required
    BBC
    Qualification
    IELTS Academic International English Language Testing System
    Score required
    6.0

Tertiary qualifications

If you've studied at a tertiary institution, here's what you need to enter the programme.

You can transfer from another tertiary institution if you meet these requirements.

You need to have the following:

One year successful bachelor-degree level study at a recognised university (or smilar institution) overseas. 

See information about prior tertiary study requirements

Minimum grade requirements

These are the likely grades required, but they do not guarantee entry. Applicants may require higher grades to gain entry to this programme.

Further requirements

If you have started studying either the Bachelor of Commerce or the Bachelor of Sport, Health and Physical Education, you may be admitted to the conjoint programme, if you have been credited with no more than 270 points in the programme and have not graduated. You must have a GPA (Grade Point Average) of at least 3.9.

Other pathways to study

You could be eligible for another programme, or check out these alternative pathways:

For all official programme information, including regulations about entry, enrolment, fees, examinations, and requirements for degrees, diplomas and certificates, see the University Calendar.

How much does a Bachelor of Commerce / Bachelor of Sport, Health and Physical Education Conjoint cost per year?

2022 fees

Domestic students
NZ$7,219.80 – $9,629.55*

Fees are set in advance of each calendar year and will be updated on this website. Fees are inclusive of 15% GST, but do not include the Student Services Fee, course books, travel and health insurance, or living costs. Amounts shown are indicative only. In addition to the tuition fees, there is a Student Services Fee of $8.16 per point, estimated at $979.20 for full-time study (120 points). Fees will be confirmed upon completion of enrolment into courses.

*Please note: amounts shown are indicative and estimates only.

Find out about financial support information

Scholarships and awards

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Student loans and allowances

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Cost of living

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For all official programme information, including regulations about entry, enrolment, fees, examinations, and requirements for degrees, diplomas and certificates, see the University Calendar.

Key dates

Application closing date for Semester One 2022: 8 December 2021
Students may also begin their study in Semester Two.

Please note: We will consider late applications if places are still available. International students should start the application process as early as possible to allow sufficient time to apply for a visa.

Start dates

Here are the start dates for the programme.

Other important dates

See important dates for the academic year, including orientation, enrolment, study breaks, exams, and graduation.

How to apply

Applying for an undergraduate programme? Check out our step-by-step guide.

For all official programme information, including regulations about entry, enrolment, fees, examinations, and requirements for degrees, diplomas and certificates, see the University Calendar.

Where could this programme take you?

This programme will develop your knowledge and understanding of the business of sport, health promotion and physical activity in a contemporary global society. You’ll gain the skills to become a leader in the sport, health and recreation industry, equipped to critically reflect and solve problems in this ethically challenging field.

Jobs related to this programme

  • Corporate health and wellbeing coach
  • Event manager
  • Health educator or health promoter
  • Manager in a sport and health organisation
  • Primary or secondary teacher (You will be required to add a one-year Graduate Diploma in Teaching.)
  • Sport manager or media liaison officer

Some career paths may require further study.

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