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Sport and Exercise Nutrition

Ulster University

M.Sc. Online
24 months
Duration
14480 EUR/year
6080 EUR/year
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About

Sport and Exercise Nutrition degree offered at Ulster University provides a postgraduate pathway for graduates who are interested in pursuing a career in the area of sport and exercise nutrition.

Overview

Diet and nutrition significantly affect sport and exercise performance. The food and fluid which an athlete consumes before, during and after training and competition affects health and body composition, as well as performance in, and recovery from the effects of exercise. Sound knowledge of sport and exercise nutrition can therefore ensure a healthy balance between exercise and diet for a range of athletes, from amateur to elite levels within different sports. 

Sport and Exercise Nutrition degree offered at Ulster University provides a postgraduate pathway for graduates who are interested in pursuing a career in the area of sport and exercise nutrition. As an accredited course, the programme achieves the competencies required for graduate registration with the British Dietetic Association (BDA) Sport and Exercise Nutrition Register (SENr) meaning those students graduating with the PgDip/MSc are automatically eligible to register with the SENr as a graduate registrant.

Career options

Career options within sport and exercise nutrition are expanding and include becoming a freelance sports nutritionist/performance nutritionist or working with sporting/government organisations. Professional Recognition as an accredited course, the programme achieves the competencies required for graduate registration with the British Dietetic Association (BDA) Sport and Exercise Nutrition Register (SENr) meaning those students graduating with the PgDip/MSc are automatically eligible to register with the SENr as a graduate registrant, and following appropriate professional experience graduates are encouraged to pursue full registration. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Evidence-Based Practice in Healthcare Sciences
  • Nutrition and Exercise Metabolism
  • Nutritional Assessment, Recommendations and Requirements
  • Sport-Specific Nutrition Issues
  • Research Methods and Biostatistics for Food and Nutrition
  • Practical Sports Nutrition

Key information

Duration

  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Upper Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants must hold a degree or equivalent in a related discipline (for example – BSc Honours in Biochemistry, Dietetics, Food and Nutrition, Human Nutrition, Physiology, Sport and Exercise Science, Sports Science or other relevant degree discipline) or demonstrate their ability to undertake the course through the accreditation of prior experiential learning. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14480 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14480 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6080 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6080 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

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Sport and Exercise Nutrition
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Ulster University

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