Diploma in Health Sciences (Massage and Sports Therapy)

Diploma in Health SciencesThis 2 year Diploma programme extends the Diploma in Health Sciences (Therapeutic Massage) with a further six months of specialised study and practice. Learn to apply massage therapy specifically to sportspeople, athletes and active clients. Build on your massage knowledge with a more in-depth study of movement and function, injury prevention, health maintenance and rehabilitation of the active person. You will learn to integrate techniques and mind/body concepts.

The sports massage industry is still in its infancy in New Zealand. There are many opportunities to work with active people, educating and guiding them in incorporating massage into their recovery and maintenance programmes. International and New Zealand opportunities abound.

Available in Auckland and Wellington. Limited places and/or minimum numbers may apply to the final semester intake.

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New Zealand Institute of Sport