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Bachelor of Sports and Physical Education

Bachelor's Degree Programme

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


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This programme integrates essential pedagogical knowledge and skills tailored to practicing teachers as well as those interested in sport, 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 comprises the key sport science and sport management courses, and has the flexibility to allow students to choose not only courses in various areas including sport coaching, teaching physical education and sports, and outdoor education, but also a minor study of their choice.

You may pursue Sports and Physical Education as a single major or in combination with a minor.

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.

Interviews will be conducted for all shortlisted applicants to assess their suitability and ability to complete the programme.

Financial Assistance

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

In addition to the financial aid schemes available to all students from the Singapore University of Social Sciences, there are study awards grants which are open to Bachelor of Sports and Physical Education students. They are as follows:

Programme Structure

Students are required to complete a total of 130 credit units (cu) to graduate with a basic degree, inclusive of 20 cu of SUSS Core courses.

The breakdown of the cu to be completed is:

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 sport, 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. This degree programme also enables those who wish to pursue further studies in niche areas such as sport science and physiotherapy.

There is a broad spectrum of career opportunities. Depending on their chosen focus area of study, graduates will be well placed to pursue careers in areas such as physical education, outdoor education, sport & physical activity, fitness & health, leisure & recreation, sport business, sport marketing, sport management, sport communication, technology applications in sport, and digital media in sport.

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