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Master of Science (Sports Science) Research mode aims to produce graduates who are competent, skilled, ethical and professional in order to strengthen and to introduce the field of sports science to meet the needs of the country of skilled manpower in this field.


  1. To provide opportunities for graduates from a variety of related fields to pursue the Master of Science (Sports Science)degree level.
  2. To support the production of human resources trained in health care Management.
  3. To improve the skills and competence of the Master of Science (Sports Science) through training at a higher level.

At the end of the programme we hope that the students are capable to conduct research in critical and creative current problem solving. The research also studies apply communication skills, working in the group and be able to show the ethical and professional. Furthermore, lifelong learning can be applied to improve services in the field of study chosen in order to practice the skills of management and entrepreneurship in line with the leadership skills in the field of study


Please visit the Institute of Postgraduate Studies (IPS) website at www.ips.usm.my for online application.


Programme Qualification CGPA Academic Grade Requirement
Master Bachelor Degree 3.00 and above Subject to additional requirement(s) by the School
2.75 – 2.99

1. Research experience (minimum 6 month)


2. Grade A- for final year project


3. Subject to additional requirement(s) by the School

Doctor of Philosophy Master Degree (Coursework or Mixed Mode) 3.00 and above Subject to additional requirement(s) by the School
2.75 – 2.99

1. Research experience (minimum 5 years)


2. Professional experience in related field (minimum 5 years)


3. Two (2) academic publications (journals, not proceedings) in the field applied


4. Grade B for major/elective courses


5. Subject to additional requirement(s) by the School

Master Degree (Research Mode)   Subject to additional requirement(s) by the School

* Foreign Student has to produce English proficiency result as follows:

  • TOEFL paper based (minimum score 550) or
  • TOEFL computer based (minimum score 213) or
  • TOEFL Internet-based (minimum score 80) or
  • IELTS (skor minimum Band 6)


Mode Master Doctor of Philosophy
Full Time Min. 2 semester / Max. 6 semester Min. 4 semester / Max. 10 semester
Part Time Min. 4 semester / Max. 12 semester Min. 6 semester / Max. 15 semester


  Registration Fees Tuition Fees Personal Bond Examination Fees
Malaysian RM340.00

RM4100/Semester (Full Time)

RM3525/Semester (Part Time)


RM100.00 (PhD)

RM750.00 (MSc)

International RM910.00

RM6150.00/Semester (Full Time)

RM5600.00/Semester (Part Time


RM1500.00 (PhD)

RM1000.00 (MSc)


Exercise and Sport Sciences

Exercise Physiology

Physical Fitness Testing And Assessment

Sport Nutrition

Assessment of Nutrient Intake of Athletes


No. Name Research Interest and Expertise
  Profesor Madya Dr. Hairul Anuar Bin Hashim Social Sciences, Psychology, Other Psychology Not Elsewhere Classified

Profesor Madya Dr. Mohamed Saat Ismail

Exercise physiology, Exercise prescription for health, Environmental physiology
  Profesor Madya Dr. Ooi Foong Kiew Exercise physiology
  Profesor Madya Dr. Chen Chee Keong Sports Science, Exercise Physiology

Profesor Madya Dr. Oleksandr Krasilshchikov

Exercise & Sports Training Methodology, Exerci

se Prescription, Performance Analysis, Coaching

  Dr. Mohd Nidzam Bin Mat Jais Pediatric exercise and physical activity in children

Dr. Ang Boon Suen

Exercise physiology/Physical Fitness Testing

Dr. Kueh Yee Cheng

Psychometrics, Health Psychology, Sport Psychology

Dr. Garry Kuan

Sport Psychology, Sport Science, Neuro-Psychophysiology, Music Therapy

Dr. Marilyn Ong Li Yin

Exertional Heat Stress, Exertional

Heat Illness and/or Injury Preventio


Dr. Shazlin Shaharudin

Biomechanics, Neuromechanic

s, Electromyography (EMG)


Dr. Ayu Suzailiana Muhamad

Exercise immunology, exercise physiology and sports nutrition

Dr. Vina Tan Phei Sean

Clinical exercise prescription; exercise physiology; pediatrics bone health; musculoskeletal health
  Dr. Rosniwati Ghafar Image and signal analysis

Dr. Mohd Zulkifli Bin Abdul Rahim

Occupational Therapy; People with

Disabilities; Children with Disabilities

  Encik Erie Zuraidee Bin Zulkifli Sport coaching
  Cik Aminah Binti Haji Hasbullah Social Science / Social Health

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