Want to mix business with pleasure? With the Diploma in Sports and Leisure Management (DSLM), you can now make sports and business your profession and have the best of both worlds.
Pick up strong business management and event operations, planning and programming skills, as well as the ability to develop local and international sports events and leisure programmes. You will also discover the secrets behind
world-class events like the Formula 1, Barclays Singapore Open, and Standard Chartered Marathon Singapore.
Once you have grasped the requirements for such events and gained an understanding of the industry, you will be well on your way towards making your mark in sports associations, health and fitness clubs, and country clubs.
With Singapore gradually transforming into a major sports and leisure hub, there is increasing demand for dynamic and go-getting sports event executives, organisers, and facilitators.
The Diploma in Sports and Leisure Management (DSLM) will prepare you for this exciting industry by equipping you with strong skills in business management and event planning and operations. You will gain a firm grasp of the organisational work involved in putting on world-class sporting and lifestyle events such as the Barclays Singapore Open, Formula 1 Singapore Grand Prix, and Standard Chartered Marathon Singapore.
Upon graduation, you will have a holistic understanding of the sports and leisure management industry. These competencies will enable you to develop and facilitate sporting initiatives and programmes of any scale. You will be well prepared to build a career in event management and marketing or take up roles within sports associations, country clubs, and health and fitness clubs.
DSLM graduates are in a good position to build dynamic and fulfilling careers with a wide range of sports-related organisations, event management agencies, and leisure service providers. You can look forward to roles such as:
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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).
6 compulsory modules:
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
13 compulsory modules:
B215 Financial Accounting
B218 Business Statistics
H210 Event Operations Management
S221 Sports Facilities Management
S222 Sports Business
S224 Sports and Leisure Related Law
S225 Leisure Planning and Programming
S226 Sports Administration
S321 Sports Management
S322 Strategic Sports Development
3 compulsory modules:
G301 Project / G311 Industry ProjectG901 Character and Citizenship EducationS931 Industry Immersion Programme (20 MC)
Obtain a total of 4 modular credits from the prescribed range of modules offered by RP's Schools and Centre.
Table 1: Minimum Entry Requirements
Table 2: Aggregate Type
All successful applicants are required to pass a pre-admission medical examination to ensure suitability
for the posted course. Applicants may be assessed on a case-by-case basis to verify the severity of the
conditions to determine suitability for the course.
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To graduate with a Diploma in Sports and Leisure Management, 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.