Student Profile – Jonny Moncur
Building a career around a passion for the outdoors has delivered the elusive work-life balance for Jonny Moncur who now works as operations manager for mobile outdoor education company Bigfoot Adventures. Read more of Jonny's story.
Through this degree, you encounter New Zealand’s varied and unique environment and learn from some of the country’s most experienced staff in outdoor education. AUT staff have worked and adventured in some of the worlds most exciting places including Antarctica, Nepal, North and South America, the United Kingdom, New Zealand, and the Alps of France, Austria and Switzerland. They are all deeply passionate about the outdoors.
The major is not a standalone teaching qualification. To become a registered secondary school teacher, you need to complete this degree and then continue into AUT’s 1-year Graduate Diploma in Secondary Teaching (subject to meeting entry and selection criteria).
Below is a summary only. For a comprehensive overview of this qualification, please refer to the Academic calendar.
SPOR503 Contemporary Issues in Sport and Recreation
HEAL507 Health and Environment
HEAL505 Human Anatomy and Physiology I
SPOR502 Innovative Planning in Sport and Recreation
HEAL506 Knowledge, Enquiry and Communication
SPOR504 Leadership in Sport and the Outdoors
HEAL504 Lifespan Development and Communication
SPOR511 Skill Learning in Sport and Recreation
SPSC501 Sport and Exercise Science Fundamentals
SPOR501 Sport and Recreation in Aotearoa/New Zealand
In addition to your Year 2 core papers and your selected elective paper from the Bachelor of Sport and Recreation, you complete:
SPOR602 Roto-Awa: Lakes and Rivers
SPOR603 Motu-Moana: Islands and Sea
SPOR619 Maunga-Ngahere: Mountains and Bush
SPOR618 Advanced Pursuit Practice
SPOR609 Teaching, Leading and Coaching
This year also includes two work placements of 30-40 hours, designed to introduce you to the workplace and help you identify where you want to complete your third-year workplace experience.
In your third year you complete 350-400 hours in an organisation which includes working on a project related to your major through the Co-operative Education papers. This takes approximately two days per week
Recent placements included:
Last updated: 13-Dec-2017 3.48pm
The information on this page was correct at time of publication. For a comprehensive overview of AUT qualifications, please refer to the Academic Calendar.