Diploma in Sport and Excercise

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This is a unique 3-year diploma programme, concentrating your studies on the field of applied sport science, sports analytics, movement learning theory and sport coaching. It includes current scientific research, which informs your professional practice and your ability to analyse sport in a range of ways. You learn how to apply current scientific theory to sports strategies and tactics and the improvement of athletic performance.
On completion of this programme, you will have a depth of knowledge in performance analysis, sports conditioning and coaching science.


This three-year Diploma in Sport and Exercise qualifies you to work in the field of sports performance analysis, working as a Sports Conditioning Coach who can register with the Register of Exercise Professionals South Africa (REPSSA). Or you can work as a sport-specific coach, coaching participants or emerging athletes. On meeting the professional designation criteria for the South African Confederation and Olympic Committee’s (SASCOC) coaching framework and their Coaching Association of South Africa (CASA), you can register as a Coach, working with athletes, teams or sports participants who want to enhance their personal sports performance.


Note: There is an Early Bird special if you pay the balance before 31 December 2020

Skills & Requirements

The minimum requirement for admission to this diploma is the National Senior Certificate (NSC), moderate achievement (40-49%) or NS (V) with a minimum of 40% in English. Please refer to our admission policy for specific details on recommended subjects

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Bloemfontein|Cape Town|Durban|George|Johannesburg|Port Elizabeth|Pretoria|Stellenbosch

15 February 2021

Full time on campus

3 Years

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