Get on track to groom the next gold medallist as the Diploma in Sports and Exercise Sciences trains you up so you can make champions of others.
Psychology, physiology, nutrition, biomechanics and prescription are just some of the many areas of sports and exercise that you will become familiar with. We have a world-class sports science lab with industry-standard facilities which guarantees you will be kept up-to-date with the latest trends and prepare you for the sports, fitness, wellness and health sectors.
With an expanding health industry and Singapore's aim to become among the top sporting Asian nations, there are potential companies awaiting your expertise including the Singapore Sports Council, Amore Fitness, Pilates Fitness, and Certis CISCO, just to name a few.
As Singapore works towards becoming one of the top ten sporting nations in Asia, sports science specialists are increasingly sought after to enhance the performance of competitive athletes. The growth of the health and wellness industry also translates into rising demand for trained health personnel.
Combining different fields in sports science fundamentals, the Diploma in Sports and Exercise Sciences will equip you with knowledge in diverse areas of sports and exercise, such as psychology, physiology, nutrition, biomechanics, and prescription.
Within the school, a world-class sports science lab with facilities on par with industry standards and attuned to emerging trends enriches your learning experience. This programme will provide you with the specialist skills sought after by companies such as the Singapore Sports Council, Health Promotion Board, MINDEF, and Certis CISCO.
Given the multi-disciplinary foundation that this course provides, you will either be able to join the athletic arena in a variety of career roles, or go on to pursue a sports science degree with advanced academic standing.
RP’s sports and exercise sciences graduates have multiple job opportunities in the sports, fitness, wellness and health industries. These include settings such as fitness centres and specialist gyms, sports retail shops, sports associations, and sports institutions. Some careers our graduates have carved out include:
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The course structure consists of general, discipline, and specialisation modules. There is also an industry orientation component.
Each module is equivalent to four modular credits (MC).
8 compulsory modules:
A114 Mathematics II
B102 Organisational Behaviour
G101 Cognitive Processes and Problem Solving
G107 Effective Communication
3 compulsory modules:
S201 Health and Wellness
S202 Inclusive Physical Activity
S204 Sociology of Sports, Health and Leisure
10 compulsory modules:
A103 Anatomy and Physiology
S211 Injury Prevention and Management
S212 Sports and Exercise Prescription
S214 Sports and Exercise Psychology
S215 Sports and Exercise Nutrition
S216 Applied Anatomy & Kinesiology
S311 Human Motor Control and Development
S312 Sports and Exercise Physiology
S313 Sports and Exercise Biomechanics
3 compulsory modules:
G301 Project / G311 Industry ProjectG901 Character and Citizenship EducationS931 Industry Immersion Programme (20 MC)
Select 1 module from the following list:
S226 Sports Administration
S246 Exercise Assessment and Programming
S261 Introduction to Sports Coaching
S322 Strategic Sports Development
Obtain a total of 4 modular credits from the prescribed range of modules offered by the Schools and Centre in RP.
Table 1: Minimum Entry Requirements
Table 2: Aggregate Type
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To graduate with a Diploma in Sports and Exercise Sciences, you must complete a total of 120 modular credits. You should be able to do this within three years of enrolment if you successfully complete on average five modules, or its equivalent, per semester.