Certificate in High Performance (Specialty) (Level 5) - Dunedin Campus

Otago Polytechnic
Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand
Study mode
2 years
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Total tuition fee (local)
USD 471
Total tuition fee (foreign)
USD 2,358

Entry Requirements

  • You must have achieved a high level in your chosen sport, such as recent regional age grade or secondary school representation.

English Language Requirement

  • IELTS overall band score (academic) of 5.5, with no less than 6.0 in writing, and no less than 5.0 in all other bands.


The programme covers a minimum of 200 hours per year. Of these 200 hours, 120 are "contact hours" and 80 are "self- directed". As a guide, the hours are broken down as:

  • 50 hours of physical conditioning
  • 50 hours of sport-specific coaching
  • 10 hours of nutrition
  • 10 hours of mental skills training
  • 80 hours of applied, field-based, sport-specific training.

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