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Diploma in Sport and Exercise Sciences

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Overview

Introduction

The Diploma in Sport and Exercise Sciences is designed to meet an increasing demand and need for sport, health, exercise and fitness practitioners to help improve the health and fitness levels of health-conscious individuals, gym members, and corporate clients, and to nurture sport science and coaching practitioners who are focused on skills development and high-performance sports.

Students pursuing this programme can expect to be adequately and rigorously trained in functional anatomy, nutrition, psychology, sport coaching, and analysis of skills.  Students will also be equipped to be industry ready and relevant through a rigorous programme aimed at imparting practical knowledge on sport and exercise sciences, personal training and the management of lifestyle and weight.

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

  • Understand the core knowledge on subjects related to sport and exercise sciences such as nutrition, psychology, functional anatomy, and strength and conditioning
  • Apply the above knowledge towards developing skills in personal training and lifestyle/weight management
  • Apply the above knowledge towards developing skills in principles of coaching and analysis of skills
  • Be equipped with valuable hands-on and industry-related experience through quality supervision and applied projects.


Progression Pathway

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

Awarded by Edinburgh Napier University:

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.

Programme Structure

Programme Duration

The programme can be completed within 12 months for full-time and part-time pathways. 


Programme Structure

This programme consists of 8 modules amounting to 360 contact hours for full-time and 240 contact hours for part-time.

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
  • Biomechanics of Sport and Exercise

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


Intakes

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

Admission Criteria

Local Student Admission

The admission requirements are:

  • 2 GCE A-Level passes; OR
  • PSB Academy Certificate in Sport and Exercise Sciences; OR
  • PSB Academy Foundation Diploma in Life Sciences; OR
  • PSB Academy Certificate in Business Management; OR
  • Mature candidates (30 years old with 8 years work experience)

English Proficiently Level

  • GCE 'O' level English (grade 1 to 7) or equivalent

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.

Fees

Local Student

Total Programme Fee: S$6,420.00*

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

International Student

Total Programme Fee: $10,272.00*

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

Email: johnny.fung@psb-academy.edu.sg

Liesa Desisca
(Life Sciences programmes)

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

Email: Liesa.Desisca@psb-academy.edu.sg

Stacey Lin
(Life Sciences programmes) 

DID: +65 639 09172 

Email: Stacey.Lin@psb-academy.edu.sg



International Applications

How to Apply

Please click here to view application procedures.