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Bachelor of Science (Honours) Sports and Exercise Science

Offered by: Tunku Abdul Rahman University of Management and Technology (TARUMT), Main Campus
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Exam BodyInternal Qualification, Malaysia
Course Duration3 years
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
Fees (International Student)65,200
CampusKuala Lumpur
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 Modification 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
  • Integrity and Anti-Corruption
  • 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. TAR UMT - Foundation in Science (Track A / Track B) OR Diploma in Sport & Exercise Science
  5. Other IHL - Relevant Foundation/ Diploma accredited by MQA

Compulsory subjects:

(1); (2); (3) and (5) must include -

  1. SPM Pass/ O Level Grade E (Pass) in Mathematics ##/ UEC Grade C in one mathematics subject##
  2. SPM Pass/ O Level Grade E (Pass)/ UEC Grade C in English Language**

**Grade C and above in AELE0364 English Language conducted by TAR UMT 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 UMT is accepted as having fulfilled the mathematics requirement for applicants who fail the required mathematics subject at SPM/O Level/UEC.


  1. Students without a credit in SPM Bahasa Melayu are required to pass Bahasa Kebangsaan A before the award of Bachelor Degree.
  2. TAR UMT Diploma will be accepted on credit transfer into Bachelor Degree programmes.
  3. Equivalent qualifications/qualifications from other Institution of Higher Learning (IHL) will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
  4. Subject to the Ministry of Education latest requirements.
Intake Months

February, 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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