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Certificate in Sport and Exercise Sciences

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Overview

Introduction

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:

Sport and Exercise Sciences progression pathway

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.

 

Intakes

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

Language Proficiency 

  • GCE 'O' level English (grade 1 to 7); OR
  • IELTS score of 5.5; OR
  • PSB Academy's Certificate in English Proficiency programme; OR
  • PSB Academy English Proficiency Test; OR
  • An equivalent English language qualification

International Student Admission

Fees

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 
* Click here to view other charges for students

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


Financial Aid / Available Grants

Please click here to view financial aid and available grants.


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 Applicants

International Applicants