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Diploma in Sport and Exercise Sciences (Exercise and Fitness) (PT)

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The Diploma in Sport and Exercise Sciences (Exercise and Fitness) is designed to meet an increasing demand and need for health, exercise and fitness practitioners to help improve the health and fitness levels of health-conscious individuals, gym members, and corporate clients.  Students pursuing this programme can expect to be industry ready and relevant through a rigorous programme aimed at equipping them with practical knowledge on sport and exercise sciences, personal training and the management of lifestyle and weight.

Course objectives

  • To provide students with core knowledge on subjects related to sports and exercise sciences such as nutrition, psychology, functional anatomy, and strength and conditioning;
  • To apply the above knowledge toward developing skills in 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 award of the qualification of the Diploma in Sport & Exercise Sciences (Exercise & Fitness) 

Target Audience

Sport Coaches 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 Personal Training and Lifestyle & Weight Management

Professional Accreditation

This diploma is accredited by the International Sports Professional Associations (ISPA) - the largest international accreditation body for professionals serving athletes and athletic communities worldwide. The ISPA is also a specialty certification authority best known for the creation of the first and only certification for healthcare providers whom treat and rehabilitate patients of workers' compensation (CWcHP).

The ISPA Accreditation signifies PSB Academy's commitment to provide education at the highest possible standards & practices. Students graduating from this ISPA-accredited programme are rewarded with an excellent credential for professional and career development.

Practical Facilities

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

Programme Structure

Programme Duration

The programme is delivered over 12 months for the part-time pathway.

Programme Structure

This programme consists of 8 modules amounting to 240 contact hours.

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

  • Professional Studies
  • Functional Anatomy
  • Sport and Exercise Nutrition
  • Principles of Weight Training
  • Sport and Exercise Psychology
  • Physiology of Sport and Exercise
  • Methods of Group Exercise Instruction
  • Physical Fitness and Wellness

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


Full/Part-time: January, April, July and October

Programme Details

Contact Hours

Part-Time: 240 hours

Maximum Candidature Period

Part-Time: 24 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

The admission requirements are:

  • 2 GCE O-Level passes or equivalent; OR
  • 3 GCE N-Level passes or equivalent; OR
  • Mature candidates (30 years old with 8 years work experience); OR
  • Candidates may also fulfil entry requirements via our IGCSE programmes

English Proficiently Level

  • 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.)

Applicants who do not meet the above requirements may also apply, but will be assessed on a case-by-case basis.

International Student Admission

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


Local Student

Total Programme Fee (Part-time Pathway): S$6,420.00*



1st Instalment


2nd Instalment


3rd Instalment 


4th Instalment


Total Fee



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

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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