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

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Overview

Introduction

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.


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.

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) / Specialist 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

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.

Programme Structure

Programme Duration

The programme is delivered over 12 months.


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.


Intakes

Part-time: January, April, July, 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 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

  • 5 GCE N-Level passes or equivalent, including English
  • 3 GCE O-Level passes or equivalent, with at least a Grade 7 in English;
  • NITEC / Higher NITEC
  • Diploma

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

Fees

Local Student

Total Programme Fee (Part-time Pathway): S$6,163.20*

Instalments

Amount

1st Instalment

$1,540.80

2nd Instalment

$1,540.80

3rd Instalment 

 $1,540.80

4th Instalment

$1,540.80

Total Fee

$6,163.20

 

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

How to Apply

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