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
May
Total tuition fee (local)
USD 4,265
Total tuition fee (foreign)
USD 6,877

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

SPM - 3 Credits in the relevant subjects
O Level - 3 Grade C in the relevant subjects
UEC - 3 Grade B in the relevant subjects
Certificate - Relevant Certificate accreditated by MQA

Compulsory subjects:
i) SPM Credit/ O Level Grade C in Mathematics/ UEC Grade B in Advanced Mathematics (I or II)
ii) SPM Credit/ O Level Grade C/ UEC Grade B Chemistry
ii) SPM Pass/ O Level Grade E (Pass)/ UEC Grade C in English Language*

*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.

Note:
a) SPM holders must have at least a pass in Bahasa Melayu and SPM holders from Year 2013 onwards must have a t least a past in Sejarah.

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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