Diploma in Coaching Science

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The Diploma in Coaching Science program is specially design to develop students to become a coaches, teachers, managers or personal trainers.

The student will gain sport science and coaching knowledge in the areas like anatomy, exercise physiology, leadership, and sport coaching. It also equipped student with the knowledge and understanding of management field. The objective of the designed program also focus to meet the academic standard and achieve the world class program so as to enable students to further studies in degree program offered locally and overseas. This program also provides excellent prospect for employment.

Coaching Science is a field of applied sport science that involves anatomy and physiology, biomechanics, sport injury and rehabilitation, exercise physiology and other fields requiring sport and science in coaching field.

As a path for SPM holder with relevant qualification to further their studies in Diploma in Coaching Science. Thus, Widad University College as one of the institutions in Malaysia offer this diploma which helps Malaysian graduates to increase their employability level in getting the jobs whether in local or foreign workplaces. It aligns with Malaysian government's plan to form a new economic model which is to increase the national productivity by hiring knowledgeable and competence graduates.

Programme Outline

  • Introduction To Anatomy and Physiology
  • Introduction to Coaching Science
  • Communication Relating to Sport
  • Coaching in Track & Field
  • MPU Compulsory Subject
  • English 1
  • Emergency Care and Injury Prevention in Sport
  • Introduction to Sport Coaching
  • Nutrition in Sport Coaching
  • Coaching in Volleyball
  • MPU Compulsory Subject
  • English 2

Entry Requirements

  • Option 1: Entry with Sijil Pelajaran Malaysia / Vokasional (SPM / SPMV)

  • Passed SPM / SPMV with 3 credits in any subject
  • Option 2: Entry with Unified Examination Certificate (UEC)

  • A pass in UEC with Grade B in three (3) subjects
  • Option 3: Entry with O-Level

  • A pass in O-Level with Grade C in three (3) subjects
  • Option 4: Entry with Sijil Kemahiran Malaysia (SKM)

  • A pass in SKM Level 3 in related fields and a pass in SPM with one (1) credit in any subject and through consolidation programmes. (if necessary)
  • Option 5: Entry with Community College Certificate

  • A pass in Community College Certificate with Level 3 MQF related fields and a pass in SPM with one (1) credit in any subject and through consolidation programmes. (if necessary)
  • Option 6: Entry with Certificate

  • A pass with certificate (Level 3 MQF) or equivalent qualifications with CGPA of 2.00 or equivalent
  • Option 7: Entry with Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (STPM)

  • A pass in STPM / equivalent in qualification with Grade C (CGPA 2.00) in any subject
  • Option 8: Entry with Sijil Tinggi Agama Malaysia (STAM)

  • A pass in STAM (MAQBUL ranked)
  • Option 9: Entry with Other Equivalent Qualification

  • Any other equivalent qualification recognised by the Malaysian Government

Career Pathway

Students who have successfully completed the course can find employment in the private and public sectors as:

  • Sport Coach
  • Physiotherapist
  • Fitness Trainer
  • Sport Officer
  • Assistant Sport and Youth Officer
  • Gym Instructor

Graduates are able to pursue bachelor studies at any potential universities.