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Certificate in Sport and Exercise Sciences

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The Certificate in Sport and Exercise Sciences programme provides fundamental knowledge in the multi-disciplinary areas of sports and exercise science essential for individuals who are interested to pursue a career in the sports, health and fitness industry. Students will be equipped with both basic theoretical and practical exercise science knowledge required for progression to higher learning. Working professionals seeking to enhance their expertise may also apply for this Certificate.

Course Objectives

  • To provide students with strong foundation on subjects related to sports and exercise sciences such as nutrition, psychology, anatomy, physiology, and strength and conditioning necessary for higher learning;
  • To apply the above knowledge toward developing skills in coaching, personal training and lifestyle/weight management;
  • To equip students with hands on and industry-related experience through quality supervision and applied projects;
  • To prepare students for the pathway to the Diploma in Sports and Exercise Sciences programme

Target Audience

Individuals who are passionate about sports and exercise, sport coaching & fitness professionals who wish to:

  • Acquire adequate knowledge pertaining to the sport, exercise and leisure industry
  • Acquire practical and theoretical knowledge in sport and exercise sciences
  • Acquire competency in Coaching, Personal Training and Lifestyle & Weight Management 

At the end of this programme, students will be able to: 

  • Gain a strong understanding on the basic concepts of core areas of Sport and Exercise Sciences: Human Physiology, Anatomy, Biomechanics, Psychology, Nutrition and Health and Exercise Prescription
  • Acquire knowledge application competency in the above-mentioned core areas
  • Provide sound coaching, fitness training and nutritional plans for athletes and the general population
  • Develop professional client skills
  • Prepare themselves for the entry into the Diploma in Sports and Exercise Sciences progamme

Progression Pathway

Upon successful completion of this programme, students can gain entry into the following:

Awarded by PSB Academy:

Practical Facilities

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

Programme Structure

Programme Duration

The programme can be completed within 6 months for both the full-time and part-time pathway.

Programme Structure

This programme consists of 4 modules, amounting to a total of 180 contact hours for the full-time pathway and 120 contact hours for the part-time pathway.

Assessment and Examination

At the commencement of each module, students will be provided the assessment mode and weightings for the module. Most modules have several points of assessment, which may include assignments, tests, projects and final examinations. Students learn through a combination of lectures, tutorials, case studies, discussions, role-plays, quizzes and hands-on practice sessions.

Programme Outline

  • Introduction to Sports Science
  • Health and Wellness
  • Fitness Assessment and Training
  • Sports Coaching

The delivery of modules may not follow the sequence as shown and is subject to change.



Full-time & Part-time: January, April, July, October

Programme Details

Contact Hours

Full-Time: 180 hours

Part-Time: 120 hours

Maximum Candidature Period

Full-Time: 6 months

Part-Time: 6 months

Delivery Mode

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

Minimum Number of Students Before a Class Commences

Minimum 25 students are required before commencement of classes. 

Admission Criteria

Local Student Admission

Admission Requirements

  • 1 GCE ‘O’ level or equivalent; OR 
  • Nitec; OR
  • Mature candidates (≥ 30 years old with 8 years work experience); OR
  • Candidates with other qualifications will be considered as case-by-case basis; OR
  • Candidates may also fulfil entry requirements via our IGCSE programmes

Language Proficiency 

  • GCE 'O' level English (grade 1 to 7) or equivalent; OR
  • PSB Academy English Proficiency Test @40% (can be taken twice at lower mark 35%); OR
  • WPLN Literacy Level 5; OR
  • Post-Secondary Qualifications, where certified that English is the sole medium of instruction; OR
  • Professional Qualifications (ie: WSQ, LCCI, ACCA etc.)

International Student Admission

For more information on international students' entry requirements, please click here.


Local Student

Full-time/Part-time Pathway:

Total Programme Fee : S$2,140.00*

* All fees inclusive of 7% GST and may be subject to change annually
* Programme fee excludes textbooks 

Students will enjoy a 10% rebate if they progress to a Diploma programme within a year. Terms and conditions apply. 

International Student

Programme Fees (International Admissions): $3,745.00*

* All fees inclusive of 7% GST and may be subject to change annually
* Programme fee excludes textbooks
* Click here to view other charges for students

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 


International Applications

How to Apply

Please click here to view application procedures.