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Bachelor of Science Sport and Exercise Science (Top-Up)

Edinburgh Napier University

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The programme explores the science used to help the body perform to its full potential. It offers more than most sports science degrees because you learn about science purely in its relationship to exercise and sport. Study physiology, biomechanics, and sports psychology but also take a very practical approach to the application of science to sport.

Students will learn how to carry out a wide range of procedures and use equipment involved in exercise physiology, biomechanics, sports psychology, injury rehabilitation and coaching.

The practical nature of this programme also encourages the development of skills necessary for all graduates to perform efficiently in the work environment.

Award of Qualification

Students who successfully complete and pass all requirements will be awarded the Bachelor of Science Sport and Exercise Sciences from Edinburgh Napier University. The degree awarded will be the same as that to the on-campus graduates.

Progression Pathway

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  • Rated 5 Stars for Teaching, Employability and Internationalisation
    (QS Stars 2018)

Practical Facilities

Full-fledged campus with well-equipped sports science lab.

Programme Details

Contact Hours

Full-Time and Part-Time: 320 hours (average)

Maximum Candidature Period

There is no formal maximum period in which a student must complete their programme of study. But there is flexibility within our regulations to extend the period of study based upon each students individual requirements - our regulations allow students to suspend their study for up to 2 academic years in exceptional circumstances.

Delivery Mode

Lectures, tutorials and project assignments will be conducted within PSB Academy Delta Campus.  

Some modules may be delivered by our university partners’ teaching staff in an intensive block mode.

Minimum Number of Students Before a Class Commences

Minimum 25 students are required before commencement of classes. 

Programme Structure

Programme Duration

The programme can be completed within 16 months for full-time pathway and 24 months for the part-time pathway.

Programme Outline

Edinburgh Napier University Degree Programme

Level 8 (Year 2)^

  • Anatomy and Physiology*
  • Introduction to Biomechanics*
  • The Research Process in Sport and Exercise
  • Principles of Coaching
  • Introduction to Exercise Physiology
  • Introduction to Sport Psychology

Level 9 (Year 3)

  • Intermediate Exercise Physiology
  • Intermediate Sport Psychology
  • Assessment and Conditioning for Performance
  • Scientific Communication - Dissertation and Statistics
  • Intermediate Biomechanics
  • Sport and Health Nutrition

 ^ Module exemptions for Republic Polytechnic's Diploma in Sports and Exercise Sciences graduates.
 * Module exemptions for PSB Academy's Diploma in Sport and Exercise Sciences graduates.


Full-time: September
Part-time: February, May and September

Admission Criteria

Local Student Admission

Admission Requirements

The minimum admission requirements are:

Entry to Level 8 (SCQF) without exemptions:

  • Diploma from a recognised institution in a unrelated discipline, on a case by case basis

Entry to Level 8 (SCQF) with exemptions:

  • PSB Academy's Diploma in Sport & Exercise Science; or
  • Diploma from a recognised institution in a related discipline (e.g. sports coaching, sport and exercise science), or equivalent

Entry to Level 9 (SCQF):

  • Advanced Diploma or equivalent from a recognised institution in a related discipline (e.g. sports coaching, sport and exercise science)

English Proficiency Level

  • GCE O-Level English (Grade 1 to 6) or equivalent; or
  • IELTS score of 6, with no element less than 5.5; or
  • PSB Academy's Certificate in English Proficiency (Advanced)


Local Student

Programme Fees

Year 2 S$12,711.60*
Year 3 S$12,711.60*
Total S$25,423.20*


Singaporean/PR graduates of PSB Academy are entitled fee rebates for subsequent programmes. Please contact our Programme Consultant for more information.

* All fees inclusive of 7% GST and may be subject to change annually
* Programme fees include laboratory fees where applicable
* Programme fees exclude textbooks

Local Applications

Find out more

If you require assistance, please speak with our Programme Consultants:

Programme ConsultantsContact

Johnny Fung
(Sport & Exercise Science programmes)
(Nursing programme)

DID: +65 6390 9170  Whatsapp: +65 9730 8286


Liesa Desisca
(Life Sciences programmes)

DID: +65 6390 9171 Whatsapp: +65 8438 6491


Stacey Lin
(Life Sciences programmes) 

DID: +65 639 09172