Bachelor Degree

Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Sports and Exercise Science

Programme Overview:

The skills gained from a degree in sports and exercise science could certainly fre the starting gun for an interesting and rewarding career. Students equipped with a good knowledge of the sports and exercise science enable them to look at the science behind health and ftness, as well as an insight into related areas such as nutrition, psychology and management. Demand is growing for sports scientists and performance consultants, as society in general develops a greater awareness of health and ftness issues around work.

This programme provides the students an opportunity to work with industry through their internship and to carry out a real-life research project on sports and exercise science. All such training will add value to their qualifcation and later to their employment opportunities.

Entry Requirements:

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Programme Outline:
  • Human Anatomy and Physiology
  • Introduction to Sports Science
  • Foundation of Fitness and Exercise
  • Sports Psychology
  • Principles of Coaching
  • Basic Biomechanics
  • Sports Injuries and Prevention
  • Motor Control and Learning
  • Sports Nutrition
  • Sports and Exercise Psychology
  • Biomechanical Analysis of Human Movement
  • Exercise Physiology
  • Testing and Measurement in Sports & Exercise
  • Applied Exercise Physiology
  • Exercise Testing and Prescription
  • Research Project
  • Research Methodology in Sports & Exercise
  • Sports & Exercise for Special Population
  • Internship/Industrial Training
Core Elective (Choose 6):
  • Applied Sports Nutrition
  • Exercise and Rehabilitation
  • Sports Coaching
  • Strength and Conditioning
  • Physiological Testing and Training
  • Performance Assessment for Sports
  • Clinical Exercise Testing
  • Health, Fitness and Disease
  • Behaviour Modifcation in Sports & Exercise
Games Elective (Choose 4):
  • Games I: Gym Workout and Swimming
  • Games II : Tennis and Gymnastics
  • Games III: Track & Field
  • Games IV: Basketball and Badminton
  • Games V: Golf and Squash
  • Games VI: Fencing
  • Games VII: Advanced Gymnastics
Language, Mata Pelajaran Pengajian Umum (MPU) and Co-curricular Courses:

English Language, Tamadun Islam dan Asia, English for Communication, Hubungan Etnik, English for the Profession, Entrepreneurship, Bahasa Kebangsaan A, Contemporary Malaysian Issues, Co-curricular

Career Prospects:
  • Health & Fitness Industry
  • Fitness Coaching
  • Sport Administrators
  • Health & Lifestyle Consultancy and Management
  • Physical Education Lecturers
  • Event Managers
  • Sales Managers
  • Senior Executive Offcers
  • Student Liaison Offcers
  • Sports Development Offcers
  • Sports Offcers/Administrators
  • Sports Facilities Maintenance Personnel
  • Public Relations Personnel
  • Personnel Trainers
  • Fitness Trainers/Advisors
  • Fitness/Gym Instructors
  • Fitness Sales Consultants
  • Sales/Marketing Executives
  • Management Executives