Diploma in Sports and Exercise Science

Tunku Abdul Rahman University College (TAR UC)
Kuala Lumpur, WP Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Qualification
Diploma
Study mode
Full-time
Duration
2 years
Intakes
June November
Total tuition fee (local)
RM 17,800
Total tuition fee (foreign)
RM 33,600

About this course

This programme is designed to cover the application of scientifc principles on three branches of science – biomechanics, physiology and interdisciplinary approaches. The sports science area largely offers expert scientifc backup for top sport training and performance, while exercise science has a central role in physical programmes aimed at improving general health. The qualifed sport and exercise scientist can expect to have a broad technical and physiological knowledge, and stands to beneft from current developments within the field offering a professional status that is recognised worldwide. This programme covers a broad, multidisciplinary study of sport and exercise science. Students will be introduced the sports concepts and practices, principles of coaching, health and wellness, and various games in sports. Students will develop knowledge and understanding of how scientifc methods can be used to examine sport and exercise activities in subjects such as anatomy and physiology, sports psychology, sport biomechanics as well as motor learning and development. Other topics include sports management, maintenance of sport facilities, sports injuries, legal and ethical issues in sports, and sports nutrition.

Entry Requirements

(1) SPM - 3 Credits in the relevant subjects
(2) O Level - 3 Grade C in the relevant subjects
(3) UEC - 3 Grade B in the relevant subjects
(4) Certificate - Relevant Certificate accreditated by MQA

Compulsory subjects:
i) SPM Pass/ O Level Grade E (Pass) in Mathematics#/ UEC Grade C in one mathematics subject#
ii) SPM Pass/ O Level Grade E (Pass)/ UEC Grade C in one relevant science subject AND English Language*

#Grade C and above in AMMS0104 General Mathematics conducted by TAR UC is accepted as having fulfilled the mathematics requirement for applicants who fail the required mathematics subject at SPM/O Level/UEC level.

*Grade C and above in AELE0364 English Language conducted by TAR UC is accepted as having fulfilled the English Language requirement for applicants who fail English Language at SPM/O Level/UEC level.

Note:
a) SPM holders must have at least a pass in Bahasa Melayu and SPM holders from Year 2013 onwards must have at least a pass in Sejarah.
b) Students without a credit in SPM Bahasa Melayu are required to pass Bahasa Kebangsaan A before the award of Diploma.
c) Equivalent qualifications/qualifications from other Institution of Higher Learning (IHL) will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
d) Subject to the Ministry of Higher Education latest requirements.

Curriculum

  • Introduction to Sports Science
  • Foundation of Fitness and Exercise
  • Functional Human Anatomy
  • Systemic Human Physiology
  • Sports Management
  • Basic Biomechanics
  • Principles of Coaching
  • Sport Injuries and First Aid
  • Motor Learning and Development
  • Health and Wellness
  • Sports Nutrition
  • Games I
  • Games II
  • Management and Maintenance of Sport Facilities
  • Legal and Ethical Issues in Sports
  • Sports Psychology
  • Sport Sociology
  • Introductory Statistics
  • Introduction to Information Technology
  • Basic Economic Principles
  • Fundamentals of Marketing
Language, Mata Pelajaran Pengajian Umum (MPU) and Co-curricular Courses:

English Language, English for Communication, Bahasa Kebangsaan A, Pengajian Malaysia 2, Public Speaking, English for IELTS, Civic Consciousness and Volunteerism, Co-curricular

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