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Sport and Exercise Nutrition (part-time)

36 months
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15360 GBP/year
6410 GBP/year
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About

Sport and Exercise Nutrition (part-time) 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

Sport and Exercise Nutrition (part-time) degree offered at Ulster University 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.

Careers

Career options within sport and exercise nutrition are expanding and include becoming a freelance sports nutritionist/performance nutritionist or working with sporting/government organisations. Previous graduates have gained employment with leading organisations within the UK and Ireland including IRFU, Ulster Rugby, Dairy Council for Northern Ireland and United Kingdom, Rowing Ireland and Apple. We also have a number of graduates who following mentored experience have set up independent sports nutrition clinics within Ireland and on an international basis.

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
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants must hold a degree (2.2 or above) 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. 

  • English Language Requirements

  • Applicants must also demonstrate evidence of competence in written and spoken English (e.g. GCSE grade C or equivalent). 

  • Students holding an IOC Diploma in Sports Nutrition are eligible to apply for direct entry to the MSc programme following completion of a short research proposal module (10 credits) prior to completing the sport and exercise nutrition research project (60 credits) following approval of a suitable research project in consultation with the project module co-ordinator.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15360 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15360 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6410 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6410 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • The fees indicated are for full-time study.
  • The price of your overall programme will be determined by the number of modules in the relevant academic year.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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Sport and Exercise Nutrition (part-time)
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