Bachelor of Applied Science (Ara)
Bachelor of Applied Science: Study the theory and develop practical skills which are required for working in sports, health and wellness sectors.
The Bachelor of Applied Science is a comprehensive three year course with multiple major streams which students can choose to specialise in, these streams are:
- Human Nutrition – Nutrition is a science with real life applications, providing a range of transferable skills and leading to a variety of careers. Nutrition involves the study of nutrients in food, how the body absorbs and uses these nutrients for growth and maintenance, and the relationship between diet, health and disease. Nutrition is increasingly relevant in today’s society due to its impact on the health of individuals, communities and populations. This specialisation will provide students with expertise in nutrition and an awareness of what influences the nutrition of individuals and groups in New Zealand and globally.
- Physical Activity and Health Promotion – Students will learn to prescribe and promote physical activity and lifestyle change to help treat and prevent disease. They will be involved in practical sessions and benefit from work placements in their chosen specialisation of physical activity and health promotion.
- Sport and Exercise Science – Students will study theory and develop the practical skills needed for working in sports, health and wellness sectors. They will study theory, participate in practical sessions and undertake work placements in their chosen specialisation. Graduates will be capable of evaluating, facilitating and enhancing sport and exercise performance in a wide range of contexts using modern scientific principles and technologies.
This course is offered to you at the Christchurch-Madras Street campus of the Ara Institute of Canterbury in New Zealand.
Entry Requirements: IELTS 6.5 (academic) with no less than 7.0 in speaking, listening and 6.0 in reading, writing.
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