Otago Polytechnic

 Physical Activity & Wellbeing

Study for an exciting and active career. New Zealand is world-renowned for its sports, exercise, wellbeing and adventure industries. We’re proud to train some of the best and brightest professionals in this field.

  • Adventure & Snowsports

    Prepare for employment in a range of guiding/instructing positions, and get ready for a career you love.


  • Massage Therapy

    Gain the skills you need for a career in the hands-on treatment and management of muscolo-skeletal conditions, as well as stress management.

  • Sport & Exercise

    Combine business skills with a background in sport — and prepare for a career in sports management, coaching and/or personal training.


  • Health & Wellness

    Pursue a career in the sport science, health and wellness, and fitness industries.


  • Postgraduate

    Postgraduate qualifications will help you extend your knowledge, theories and procedures that are relevant to your practice.


 Explore the Institute of Sport, Exercise and Health

The Institute of Sport, Exercise and Health is Otago Polytechnic’s specialist sport, health and wellness centre. Located in the Sargood Centre in the heart of Logan Park, the institute offers a range of exciting and innovative programmes designed for the active body and mind.