Sports Science and Recreation (Master's by Coursework)

Programme Code 



The programme is designed to produce quality graduates who possess an excellent understanding in sports science practice. The programme offers students with advance courses in sports and exercise physiology, biomechanics, nutrition, human motor control, psychology and the principles of high performance sciences. The programme consists of a specialized coursework and integrated research. At the end of the programme, students are expected to apply current scientific academic and research knowledge, and practical experiences in the related areas of studies to pursue a career in sports and exercise science.

Mode of Program

Full Time/ Part Time

Duration of Study

  • Full Time  : 3-6 Semesters 
  • Part Time : 4-8 Semesters 

Entry Requirements

  • Academic Qualification
    • Applicant must have a Bachelor’s Degree with Honours in a relevant field of study from a university that is recognized by the University Senate and the Malaysian government.
  • English Language Proficiency
  • a TOEFL certificate with a score of at least
  • 550 for (paper based), or
  • 213 (computer based), or
  • 79-80 (IBT), or
  • an IELTS certificate with at least Band 6.0

 *Any other English language certificates other than TOEFL and IELTS are NOT accepted by the university.

 Research Area

  • Research Methodology
  • Research Application in Sport and Exercise
  • Exercise Programming and Fitness Evaluation
  • Psychology Enhancement for Sport
  • Nutrition for Peak Sport Performance
  • High Performance Conditioning
  • Sport Physiology
  • Human Motor System
  • Biomechanics of Human Performance
  • Dissertation Graduation Requirement

  Candidates have to complete 40 credits units and obtain a minimum of grade B in each course.


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