Diploma in Sport Science

Application Dates
Course Overview
Tuition Fees
RM25,000 - RM30,000*
2 1/2 years
Study Field

About the Course

The Diploma in Sport Science programme offers the opportunity for you to pursue your interests in athletics. You will develop in-depth knowledge of the key factors in sports, exercise and health through the science perspective. As a student of sport science, you would be looking into how exercise programmes and activities affect our health, and also physical activity as treatment and prevention of diseases. As the market for the sports industry grows, graduates of this programme will meet the country’s demand for experts trained in both science and sports at the administrative and sub-professional levels. This programme will be your first step towards a career in coaching, teaching, health and fitness, exercise science, leisure and sport administration.

Entry Requirements

  1. Passed SPM/equivalent, with Credit in Malay, English, Mathematics, one Science subject (Biology / Physics / Chemistry / General Science / Applied Science), and one (1) other subject; OR
  2. GCE O-Level or equivalent, with Grade C in English, Mathematics, one (1) Science subject (Biology / Physics / Chemistry / General Science / Applied Science), and two (2) other subjects; OR
  3. Passed Certificate (MQF Level 3) related to Health Sciences, with 2.75 CGPA; OR
  4. Polytechnic Certificate (MQF Level 3) in related fields, with 2.00 CGPA; OR Passed Sijil Kemahiran Malaysia (SKM) Level 3 in related fields, and passed SPM with one (1) Credit; OR
  5. Passed MARA Skills Institute Certificate (MQF Level 3) in related fields, with 2.00 CGPA; OR
  6. Passed Unified Examination Certificate (UEC) with Grade B in three (3) subjects; OR
  7. Other qualifications recognized as equivalent by the Government of Malaysia.


RM25,000 - RM30,000

*The stated fees are estimation on overall completion of the program. In any cases where there are credit exemptions, offered rebates or approval of scholarship applications, there will be considerable reduction in the fees

The fees stated here are for Malaysians or local students only. Kindly refer to MSU regarding the fees for international students

Among the Courses Offered

Year One

  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Health and Fitness Assessment
  • Exercise Physiology
  • Principles of Coaching

Year Two

  • Motor Learning and Development
  • Sports Psychology and Sociology
  • Designing Exercise Program
  • Management and Maintenance of Sports Facilities

Year Three

  • Legal and Ethical Issues in Sports
  • Sports Attachment

Career Prospects

  • Sports Instructor/Psychologist/Manager/Administrator
  • Strength and Conditioning Coach / Exercise / Rehab
  • Fitness Trainer/Coordinator
  • Sports Facilities Manager
  • Sports Marketer