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Bachelor of Sports and Physical Education with Minor

Integrates essential pedagogical knowledge and skills tailored to practicing teachers as well as those interested in sports, physical education and outdoor education.

Bachelor of Sports and Physical Education with Minor


Overview

This programme integrates essential pedagogical knowledge and skills tailored to practicing teachers as well as those interested in sports, physical education and outdoor education. Courses in this programme are designed to provide a broad spectrum of theoretical knowledge, as well as practical skills that are essential for the work place.

Developed in consultation with the Physical Education and Sports Teacher Academy (PESTA) and experts in physical education (PE), the programme has been benchmarked to programmes in the top universities offering sports and physical education. The programme has the fl¬exibility to allow students to choose not only courses in various areas including sports coaching, teaching primary/secondary school physical education, and outdoor education but also a Minor study of their choice.

You may pursue Sports and Physical Education in combination with a Minor.

Refer to Minor Courses for more details.

Admission Requirements

General Admission Criteria:
Refer to general admission criteria for undergraduate programmes.

Additional Degree Specific Requirements:

  • Sports-related diploma (by reputable colleges or polytechnics*) or A-levels with demonstrated sport competencies.
  • Relevant work experience / other demonstrated competency in Sports may be considered.
  • Compulsory submission of their health memo and, if necessary, supplementary forms.
  • Compulsory submission of their CV in the prescribed format.

* These include: NIE Diploma (Physical Education, Primary), NIE Diploma in PE (In-service), NIE Postgraduate Diploma in Education (PE), or sports-related diploma from local or overseas.

Financial Assistance

There are also various types of financial aid available to students who need financial assistance. Please click here for more details.

Programme Structure

Students are required to complete a total of 130 credit units ( cu) to graduate with a basic degree, inclusive of 10 cu of SUSS core courses.

The breakdown of the cu to be completed is:

  • 70 cu of Major core courses;
  • 40 cu of Minor courses (recommended: Management or Psychology);
  • 10 cu of S R Nathan School of Human Development core courses; and
  • 10 cu of SUSS core courses.
Module Types
SUSS CORE COMPULSORY
10 Credit Units
COMPULSORY
50 Credit Units
ELECTIVE
30 Credit Units

Students need to choose 15 Credit Units from level 3 courses.

MINOR COURSES

Entrepreneurship

40 Credit Units

People with passion to make an impact on the sports, physical education and outdoor education scene in Singapore. The Bachelor of Sports and Physical Education programme integrates both essential theory and practical skills within the discipline. It is developed with the practitioner in mind and caters to those who aspire to be in a career in sports, physical education and outdoor education. The programme builds on the foundational knowledge and skills of current practitioners and offers them the opportunity to explore in greater depth their areas of interest and focus.

Graduates will have the flexibility and proficiency to take up roles in a variety of sectors such as sports and physical activity, fitness & health, leisure & recreation, and education. There is a broad spectrum of career opportunities. These include sports programme manager, sports events organiser, health and wellness manager, sports instructor/coach, outdoor educator and PE teacher.

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