The Diploma in Sports and Exercise Sciences (DSES) will help students become the kind of confident, skilled trainers needed to support the ambitions of Singapore’s up-and-coming athletes.
Psychology, physiology, nutrition, biomechanics, and prescription are some of the areas of sports and exercise that you will specialise in. We have a world-class sports science lab with industry-standard facilities to train you in the latest technology and prepare you for a thriving career in the sports, fitness, wellness, and health sectors.
With an expanding health industry and Singapore’s goal of becoming a top sporting nation, there are companies awaiting your expertise, such as Sport Singapore, Pilates Fitness and Certis CISCO.
DSES graduates are well-prepared to explore job opportunities in the sports, fitness, wellness, and health industries. These include fitness centres and specialist gyms, sports retail shops, sports associations, and sports institutions. Some careers our graduates have carved out include:
For more information about university pathways, visit RP's Further Studies.
To find out more about how you can apply for this diploma, visit Republic Poly's Admissions page.
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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).
A114 Mathematics II
B102 Organisational Behaviour
G101 Cognitive Processes and Problem Solving
G107 Effective Communication
G905 Life Skills
S201 Health and Wellness
S202 Inclusive Physical Activity
S204 Sociology of Sports, Health and Leisure
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
S246 Exercise Programming and Assessment
S311 Human Motor Control and Development
S312 Sports and Exercise Physiology
S313 Sports and Exercise Biomechanics
S931 Industry Immersion Programme (20 MC)
Select 2 modules from the list below:
S226 Sports Administration
S261 Introduction to Sports Coaching
S322 Strategic Sports Development
S343 Corporate Wellness
Obtain a total of 4 modular credits from the prescribed range of modules offered by the schools in RP.
For a full listing of entry requirements, please click here.
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.
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