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 fire the starting gun for an interesting and rewarding career. Graduates equipped with a good knowledge of the sports and exercise science enable them to look at the science behind health and fitness, 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 fitness 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 qualification and later to their employment opportunities.

Minimum Entry Requirements

a) The entry requirements must be taken from only ONE (1) examination sitting.
b) Students without a credit in SPM Bahasa Malaysia are required to pass Bahasa Kebangsaan A before the award of Bachelor Degree.
c) TARC/TAR UC Diploma will be accepted on credit transfer into Bachelor Degree programmes.
d) Equivalent qualifications other than the above will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
e) Information is correct at the point of printing. Subject to the Ministry of Education latest requirements.

Requirements for Campbell University Dual Awards Bachelor Degree:

  • TARC / TAR UC Diploma graduates or students promoted from TAR UC Bachelor Degree Year 1
  • Must be a current student of TAR UC pursuing TAR UC Bachelor degree programme Year 2 or Year 3


Updated: 1 December 2016 (subject to change)

Programme Structure

    • Human Anatomy and Physiology
    • Introduction to Sport Science
    • Foundation of Fitness and Exercise
    • Sport Psychology
    • Principles of Coaching
    • Basic Biomechanics
    • Sport Injuries and Prevention
    • Motor Control and Learning
    • Sport Nutrition
    • Sport and Exercise Psychology
    • Biomechanical Analysis of Human Movement
    • Exercise Physiology
    • Testing and Measurement in Sport & Exercise
    • Applied Exercise Physiology
    • Exercise Testing and Prescription
    • Research Project
    • Research Methodology in Sport &Exercise
    • Sport & Exercise for Special Population
    • Internship/Industrial training

Core Elective (Choose 6)
– Applied Sport Nutrition
– Exercise and Rehabilitation
– Sport Coaching
– Strength and Conditioning
– Physiological Testing and
– Performance assessement
for Sport
– Clinical Exercise Testing
– Health, Fitness and Disease
– Behavior Modification in
Sport & Exercise

Games Elective (Choose 4)
– Games I: Gym Workout and
– Games II : Tennis and
– Games III: Track & Field
– Games IV: Basketball and
– Games V: Golf and Squash
– Games VI: Fencing
– Games VII: Advanced

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


# This programme is a Bachelor of Science Degr ee, not Bachelor of Engineering Degree
Note: General College Curriculum and Liber al Arts requirements must be fulfilled for Campbell Univ ersity BS Degree programme


Career Prospects

Graduates of this programme will have the employment opportunity in the following Sport and exercise science related careers:

  • Health & Fitness Industry
  • Fitness Coaching
  • Sport Administrators
  • Health & Lifestyle Consultancy and Management
  • Teachers (Private)
  • Lecturers
  • Event Managers
  • Sales Managers
  • Senior Executive Officers
  • Student Liaison Officers
  • Sports Development Officers
  • Sports Officers/ Administrators
  • Sports Facilities Maintenance Personnel
  • Public Relations Personnel
  • Personnel Trainers
  • Fitness Trainers/ Advisors
  • Fitness/Gym Instructors
  • Fitness Sales Consultants
  • Sales/Marketing Executives
  • Management Executives