Bachelor of Sports Science (Exercise Science)

Bachelor of Sports Science (Exercise Science)

The Exercise Science program is a discipline in Sport Science knowledge. In general this program is divided into two key areas (Parks & Quarterman, 2002):

  1. A professional career where there are an abundance of career opportunities in Sports.

  2. An an academic area which is specific to preparing intellectually in             higher institutions at learning and college.

A Malaysian candidate who wishes to pursue a programme of study at the University of Malaya must fulfill the University's entry requirements as follows:

  1. Passed the Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia (SPM) with a credit (Grade C) in Bahasa Melayu/Bahasa Malaysia subject or a credit (Grade C) in Bahasa Melayu/Bahasa Malaysia July paper and pass in History; and
  2. Achieve a minimum Band in the Malaysian University English Test (MUET) as required in special requirements of the programme. and
  3. Fulfilled any of the programme Entry Requirements as below:
Entry Requirements

STPM (Current Year)

Science & Arts Stream
Pass STPM in the current year
and
Obtained of at least Grade C in SPM for the following subjects:

  • Mathematics; and
  • Two (2) of the following subjects:
  • Science/  Chemistry/  Physics/  Biology/  Pengetahuan Sains Sukan/  Additional Science/  Applied Science/  Information & Communication Technology/  Pengajian Kejuruteraan Mekanikal/  Pengajian Kejuruteraan Awam/  Pengajian Kejuruteraan Elektrik and Elektronik/  Lukisan Kejuruteraan/  Teknologi Kejuruteraan/  Rekacipta

and
Active in sports with submission of evidence of experience or involvement in sports;
and
Obtained of at least Band 2  for MUET
and
Pass written & physical tests and interview

MATRICULATION/ FOUNDATION (Current Year)

Pass Matriculation/  Foundation in the current year
and
Obtained of at least Grade C in SPM for the following subjects:

  • Mathematics; and
  • Two (2) of the following subjects:
  • Science/  Chemistry/  Physics/  Biology/  Pengetahuan Sains Sukan/  Additional Science/  Applied Science/  Information & Communication Technology/  Pengajian Kejuruteraan Mekanikal/  Pengajian Kejuruteraan Awam/  Pengajian Kejuruteraan Elektrik and Elektronik/  Lukisan Kejuruteraan/  Teknologi Kejuruteraan/  Rekacipta

and
Active in sports with submission of evidence of experience or involvement in sports;
and
Obtained of at least Band 2  for MUET
and
Pass written & physical tests and interview 

DIPLOMA/EQUIVALENT

REQUIREMENT 1

Possessed a Diploma from public universities or other institution recognised by Malaysian Government and approved by the University Senate with a minimum CGPA of 2.00;
and
Obtained of at least Grade C in SPM for the following subjects:

  • Mathematics; and
  • Two (2) of the following subjects:
  • Science/  Chemistry/  Physics/  Biology/  Pengetahuan Sains Sukan/  Additional Science/  Applied Science/  Information & Communication Technology/  Pengajian Kejuruteraan Mekanikal/  Pengajian Kejuruteraan Awam/  Pengajian Kejuruteraan Elektrik and Elektronik/  Lukisan Kejuruteraan/  Teknologi Kejuruteraan/  Rekacipta

and
Active in sports with submission of evidence of experience or involvement in sports at least representing the state/  national or as a former athlete/  referee/  team manager;
and
Obtained of at least Band 2  for MUET
and
Pass written & physical tests and interview 

OR

REQUIREMENT 2

Pass STPM, not within the current year
and
Obtained of at least Grade C in SPM for the following subjects:

  • Mathematics; and
  • Two (2) of the following subjects:
  • Science/  Chemistry/  Physics/  Biology/  Pengetahuan Sains Sukan/  Additional Science/  Applied Science/  Information & Communication Technology/  Pengajian Kejuruteraan Mekanikal/  Pengajian Kejuruteraan Awam/  Pengajian Kejuruteraan Elektrik and Elektronik/  Lukisan Kejuruteraan/  Teknologi Kejuruteraan/  Rekacipta

and
Active in sports with submission of evidence of experience or involvement in sports at least representing the state/  national or as a former athlete/  referee/  team manager;
and
Obtained of at least Band 2  for MUET
and
Pass written & physical tests and interview

OR

REQUIREMENT 3

Pass Matriculation, not within the current year
and
Obtained of at least Grade C in SPM for the following subjects:

  • Mathematics; and
  • Two (2) of the following subjects:
  • Science/  Chemistry/  Physics/  Biology/  Pengetahuan Sains Sukan/  Additional Science/  Applied Science/  Information & Communication Technology/  Pengajian Kejuruteraan Mekanikal/  Pengajian Kejuruteraan Awam/  Pengajian Kejuruteraan Elektrik and Elektronik/  Lukisan Kejuruteraan/  Teknologi Kejuruteraan/  Rekacipta

and
Active in sports with submission of evidence of experience or involvement in sports at least representing the state/  national or as a former athlete/  referee/  team manager;
and
Obtained of at least Band 2  for MUET
and
Pass written & physical tests and interview

OTHER  REQUIREMENTS

REQUIREMENT 1

Possessed  a recognised GCE-A Level qualification with at least one (1) Grade B and one (1) Grade C in any subject;
and
Obtained of at least Grade C in SPM for the following subjects:

  • Mathematics; and
  • Two (2) of the following subjects:
  • Science/  Chemistry/  Physics/  Biology/  Pengetahuan Sains Sukan/  Additional Science/  Applied Science/  Information & Communication Technology/  Pengajian Kejuruteraan Mekanikal/  Pengajian Kejuruteraan Awam/  Pengajian Kejuruteraan Elektrik and Elektronik/  Lukisan Kejuruteraan/  Teknologi Kejuruteraan/  Rekacipta

and
Active in sports with submission of evidence of experience or involvement in sports at least representing the state/  national or as a former athlete/  referee/  team manager;
and
Obtained of at least Band 2  for MUET
However, applicants who do not possess a MUET but possessed the following results may be considered for a conditional offer with the fulfilment of the MUET requirements within the duration of one (1) academic session:

  • Obtained of at least Band 4 (Academic) (Academic) in IELTS; or
  • Obtained of at least 437 points (PBT)/  123 points (CBT)/  41 points (IBT) in TOEFL

and
Pass written & physical tests and interview

OR

REQUIREMENT 2

Possessed an International Baccalaureate Diploma (IB) qualification with a minimum score of 30 points;
and
Obtained of at least Grade C in SPM for the following subjects:

  • Mathematics; and
  • Two (2) of the following subjects:
  • Science/  Chemistry/  Physics/  Biology/  Pengetahuan Sains Sukan/  Additional Science/  Applied Science/  Information & Communication Technology/  Pengajian Kejuruteraan Mekanikal/  Pengajian Kejuruteraan Awam/  Pengajian Kejuruteraan Elektrik and Elektronik/  Lukisan Kejuruteraan/  Teknologi Kejuruteraan/  Rekacipta

and
Active in sports with submission of evidence of experience or involvement in sports at least representing the state/  national or as a former athlete/  referee/  team manager;
and
Obtained of at least Band 2  for MUET
However, applicants who do not possess a MUET but possessed the following results may be considered for a conditional offer with the fulfilment of the MUET requirements within the duration of one (1) academic session:

  • Obtained of at least Band 4 (Academic) (Academic) in IELTS; or
  • Obtained of at least 437 points (PBT)/  123 points (CBT)/  41 points (IBT) in TOEFL

and
Pass written & physical tests and interview

OR

REQUIREMENT 3

Possessed a Pre-University Certificate from Sekolah Sukan Malaysia (SSM) with at least one (1) Grade B and one (1) Grade C in any subject
and
Obtained of at least Grade C in SPM for the following subjects:

  • Mathematics; and
  • Two (2) of the following subjects:
  • Science/  Chemistry/  Physics/  Biology/  Pengetahuan Sains Sukan/  Additional Science/  Applied Science/  Information & Communication Technology/  Pengajian Kejuruteraan Mekanikal/  Pengajian Kejuruteraan Awam/  Pengajian Kejuruteraan Elektrik and Elektronik/  Lukisan Kejuruteraan/  Teknologi Kejuruteraan/  Rekacipta

and
Active in sports with submission of evidence of experience or involvement in sports at least representing the state/  national or as a former athlete/  referee/  team manager;
and
Obtained of at least Band 2  for MUET
However, applicants who do not possess a MUET but possessed the following results may be considered for a conditional offer with the fulfilment of the MUET requirements within the duration of one (1) academic session:

  • Obtained of at least Band 4 (Academic) (Academic) in IELTS; or
  • Obtained of at least 437 points (PBT)/  123 points (CBT)/  41 points (IBT) in TOEFL

and
Pass written & physical tests and interview

OTHER QUALIFICATIONS

Special Channel for Highest Level Sports Athletes
Possessed high-level sports experience as an athlete or officer for at least one (1) year after SPM results.
and
Obtained of at least Grade C in SPM for the following subjects:

  • Mathematics; and
  • Two (2) of the following subjects:
  • Science/  Chemistry/  Physics/  Biology/  Pengetahuan Sains Sukan/  Additional Science/  Applied Science/  Information & Communication Technology/  Pengajian Kejuruteraan Mekanikal/  Pengajian Kejuruteraan Awam/  Pengajian Kejuruteraan Elektrik and Elektronik/  Lukisan Kejuruteraan/  Teknologi Kejuruteraan/  Rekacipta

and
Obtained of at least Band 2  for MUET
and
Pass written & physical tests and interview

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