Diploma in Sport Science
About The Course
The Diploma in Sport Science programme offers the opportunity for you to pursue your interests in athletics. You will develop in-depth knowledge of the key factors in sports, exercise and health through the science perspective. As a student of sport science, you would be looking into how exercise programmes and activities affect our health, and also physical activity as treatment and prevention of diseases. As the market for the sports industry grows, graduates of this programme will meet the country’s demand for experts trained in both science and sports at the administrative and sub-professional levels. This programme will be your first step towards a career in coaching, teaching, health and fitness, exercise science, leisure and sport administration.
Passed SPM/equivalent, with Credit in Malay, English, Mathematics, one Science subject (Biology / Physics / Chemistry / General Science / Applied Science), and one (1) other subject;
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GCE O-Level or equivalent, with Grade C in English, Mathematics, one (1) Science subject (Biology / Physics / Chemistry / General Science / Applied Science), and two (2) other subjects;
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Passed Certificate (MQF Level 3) related to Health Sciences, with 2.75 CGPA;
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Polytechnic Certificate (MQF Level 3) in related fields, with 2.00 CGPA; OR Passed Sijil Kemahiran Malaysia (SKM) Level 3 in related fields, and passed SPM with one (1) Credit;
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Passed MARA Skills Institute Certificate (MQF Level 3) in related fields, with 2.00 CGPA;
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Passed Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) with Grade B in three (3) subjects;
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Other qualifications recognized as equivalent by the Government of Malaysia.
 
[Updated 27 July 2018]
Year One
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Health and Fitness Assessment
  • Exercise Physiology
  • Principles of Coaching
Year Two
  • Motor Learning and Development
  • Sports Psychology and Sociology
  • Designing Exercise Program
  • Management and Maintenance of Sports Facilities
Year Three
  • Legal and Ethical Issues in Sports
  • Sports Attachment
  • Sports Instructor/Psychologist/Manager/Administrator
  • Strength and Conditioning Coach / Exercise / Rehab
  • Fitness Trainer/Coordinator
  • Sports Facilities Manager
  • Sports Marketer
KPT /JPS (R/723/4/0046) 01/18
Diploma in Sport Science will assist you in your transition to university or employment and may give you guaranteed entry into health-related bachelor programmes offered by the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences. 
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Full Time, Full Weekend Classes (FTW), Blended Learning (BL)
Intake
Duration of Study
Credit Hours
2 1/2 years