By taking the Sport Nutrition course from Manchester Metropolitan University you’ll study the theory of nutrition, physiology and sports performance, exploring topics ranging from the applied effects of manipulating macronutrients to evaluating the role of fuelling before and during exercise, recovery and body composition manipulation.
You’ll develop practical skills in our on-site laboratories and food and nutrition suite and at specialist sports venues across Greater Manchester, including our Platt Lane sports complex.
Some of the practical assessments you’ll complete include analysing the composition of food and exploring how to help athletes to perform better. You might investigate cardiac capacity and recovery times, or consider questions such as whether dietary supplements can positively or negatively affect performance.
To help you practice your skills, you’ll have the opportunity to apply for work placements. We have links with employers across the North West, including professional and amateur sports teams from football to netball.
Roles for sport and performance nutritionists include working with athletes (from ballerinas to pro-footballers), in product development for sports nutrition brands, with the community or local authority as part of public health initiatives, and in the media.
Some of the places you might work at include NHS hospitals, local authorities, multinational food companies, professional sports associations, and private healthcare organisations.
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- Fundamental Nutrition
- Practical Nutrition for Athletes
- Exercise Physiology
- Sport and Exercise Nutrition
- Health Promotion
- Research Trends in Performance Nutrition
- Laboratory Techniques in Sport and Exercise Nutrition
- Dissertation With Research Methods
- 12 months
- 24 months
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DisciplinesNutrition & Dietetics Sports Sciences View 115 other Masters in Nutrition & Dietetics in United Kingdom
You will have a minimum 2:2 UK undergraduate honours degree, or equivalent, in nutrition, dietetics, physiology, sports science with a strong biological sciences component, or a related subject.
International16500 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 16500 GBP per year during 12 months.
National8500 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 8500 GBP per year during 12 months.
- UK: £1417 per 30 credits studied per year
- EU/International: £2750 per 30 credits studied per year
Living costs for Manchester
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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