Diploma in Physical Education and Sports Coaching1

Diploma in Physical Education and Sports Coaching (2 years-Full Time)

General Aims

The programme is designed to provide opportunities to the students who have aptitude for sports and coaching; to stimulate creativity and innovation in the field of contemporary physical education and sports coaching and also to promote health and healthy living styles in realizing the theme of Gross National Happiness through Gross National Healthiness. The programme will not only serve as a broad platform for developing and promoting elite athletes at the national level but also inculcate sportsmanship and national values.



The proposed programme in DPESC is designed to address the theoretical and practical aspects of Physical Education and Sports Coaching as per the latest trends and practices. The specific objectives of the programme are:

  • to develop Physical Education (PE) teachers and coaches who are proficient in teaching and coaching through teaching practice and sport specializations;
  • to inculcate in students the values, ethos and professionalism expected of Bhutanese educators and sport coaches.


Programme Structure


Year One Year Two
Semester One Semester Two Semester One Semester Two

Academic Skills


Skills for Effective Teaching


Functional Information Technology


Prevention and Management of Sport injuries


Introduction to PE &Sports


Dzongkha for Communication


Introduction to Coaching, Sport Administration and Management


Adapted Physical EducationPSP208

Athletics & Fundamental Movement skills


Motor development and Human Anatomy



PE & Sport Academic Studies


Sports Nutrition


Principles of Games


Instructional Methods and Strategies (with teaching experience)


Invasion Games II ( Sports specialization)
(Includes Football II & Basketball II)


Teaching Practice


Invasion Games 1 (Basketball 1 &Football 1)


Net-barrier Games 1(Badminton 1 & volley ball 1) PSP105

Net-Barrier Games II (Sports Specialization)
(Includes Badminton II and Volleyball II)




Admission Criteria


1. General Requirement

General Requirement An applicant who aspires to enroll in this programme should have a minimum academic qualification of class XII passed with a minimum of 50% in English and a pass in Dzongkha. The ability rating for the purpose of merit listing of the applicants is as follows:

English – 5

Dzongkha 5

3 other subjects – 1

2. Specific Requirement


2.The Physical Proficiency Test (PPT)

The Physical Proficiency Test (PPT) is a unique test meant for aspiring applicants. Interested shortlisted applicants must appear for the PPT. Before the commencement of the PPT, the applicants must complete and submit a declaration form (Annexure I: DPESC Declaration Form)along with a medical fitness certificate issued by a competent medical authority. After the registration for the test the applicant must fill in and submit the declaration form available in the registration counter. There are six stations set-up for the PPT. The stations are in the following sequence.


For Inquiries, you may contact:

Mr. Pema Chophel                                                                                                       Mr. Karma Yeshey

Programme Leader                                                                                                      Dean of Academic Affairs

Diploma in Physical Education & Sports Coaching                                              Email: karmayeshey.pce@rub.edu.bt

Email: pemachopel.pce@rub.edu.bt                                                                        Phone # +975-8-27620

Phone # +975-8-271487


Fee Structure 

Inquires about tuition fees may be directed to sangaychoden.pce@rub.edu.bt at phone number +975-8-271497