There has been growing interest in the importance of nutrition and how it impacts competitive performance and at a general populace level. You'll look at the importance of nutrition for optimising human performance and reducing the risk of injury and illness. You will explore the interaction between applied sports nutrition, ergogenic aids / supplementation, the role of nutrition in central fatigue and dietary assessment, for the elite athletes.
Your focus will be on developing research expertise both practical and empirical skills that are transferable across industry, sport and health sectors. You'll also learn how to communicate key information to relevant sport industry partners.
Graduates of the Performance Nutrition degree from Nottingham Trent University have pursued careers in:
Who our graduates are working for
Employers have included Manchester United FC, Northumbria University, Institute of Youth Sport, Kings College and The English Institute of Sport.
This Performance Nutrition postgraduate degree can provide a platform for students who are considering a PhD, and want to gain further experience and relevant qualifications before committing to a research degree.
This course does not currently offer placements.
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You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.Full-time
You only need to take one of these language tests:
Minimum required score:
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Minimum required score:
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You need the following GPA score:
Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Upper Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).
Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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