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Bachelor of Science (Honours) Sports and Exercise Science

Offered by: Tunku Abdul Rahman University of Management and Technology (TARUMT)
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Exam BodyInternal Degree, Malaysia
Course Duration3 Yrs
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
Fees34300 / Course
Fees (International Student)59500 / Course
CampusKL Main Campus
FacultyFaculty of Applied Sciences
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyBachelor's Degree Level
Field of StudyPersonal Services (Domestic services/Beauty services/sports)
Course Description

The skills gained from a degree in sports and exercise science could certainly fire 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 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 qualifcation and later to their employment opportunities.

  • 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:
  • 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:
  • 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 for Tertiary Studies, Falsafah dan Isu Semasa, Academic English, Penghayatan Etika dan Peradaban, English for Career Preparation, Entrepreneurship, Bahasa Kebangsaan A, Contemporary Malaysian Issues, Co-curricular

Entry Requirements

(1) STPM - Grade C in 2 relevant subjects

(2) A Level - Grade D in 2 relevant subjects

(3) UEC - Grade B in 5 relevant subjects

(4) Other IHL - Relevant Foundation/ Diploma accredited by MQA

(5) TAR UC - Foundation in Science (Track A / Track B) OR Diploma in Sport & Exercise Science Compulsory subjects:

(1), (2), (3) and (4) must include -

i) SPM Pass/ O Level Grade E (Pass) in Mathematics ##/ UEC Grade C in one mathematics subject#

ii) SPM Pass/ O Level Grade E (Pass)/ UEC Grade C in English Language* *Grade C and above in AELE0364 English Language conducted by TAR UC is accepted as having fulfilled the English Language requirement for applicants who fail English Language at SPM/O Level/UEC. #Grade C and above in AMMS0104 General Mathematics conducted by TAR UC is accepted as having fulfilled the mathematics requirement for applicants who fail the required mathematics subject at SPM/O Level/UEC.


a) Students without a credit in SPM Bahasa Melayu are required to pass Bahasa Kebangsaan A before the award of Bachelor Degree.

b) TAR UC Diploma will be accepted on credit transfer into Bachelor Degree programmes.

c) Equivalent qualifications/qualifications from other Institution of Higher Learning (IHL) will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

d) Subject to the Ministry of Higher Education latest requirements.

Intake Months

January, June, November

Career Prospects
  • Sport Scientists
  • Sport Therapists
  • Strength and Conditioning Coaches
  • Sports Coaches
  • Sport Physiologists
  • Sport Biomechanists
  • Sport and Exercise Psychologists
  • Health Promotion Specialists
  • Sports Development Officers
  • Sport Administrators
  • Health & Lifestyle Consultants
  • Physical Education Teachers
  • Event Management Executives
  • Fitness Trainers
  • Sport Entrepreneurs
  • Personal Trainers

All fees are in RM (Ringgit Malaysia) currency unless stated otherwise.

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