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Sports and Exercise Nutrition part-time (online)

24 months
2745 EUR/year
2745 EUR/year
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The Master's degree in Sports and Exercise Nutrition part-time (online) at the the Atlantic Technological University offers the chance to upskill in the area of sports nutrition. This programme is delivered part-time and online allowing you the freedom of gaining a qualification while continuing in your current employment. 


The aim of the Sports and Exercise Nutrition part-time (online) course from the Atlantic Technological University is to produce sports nutritionists who are strongly focused on the science behind the subject, and who also have experience of the practicalities of delivering the latest evidence based guidance to individuals and teams who are looking to maximise the sports performance benefits of nutrition to complement their training programmes. 

This course covers the key principles of exercise physiology and sports nutrition and aims to develop critical awareness of topics across these areas of study. It also explores important issues within sports nutrition such as the use of supplements and ergogenic aids and critically analyses the key evidence for and against their use and reported implications for exercise performance. 


Career choices for qualified Sport and Exercise Nutritionists can include leading sports nutrition programmes for individual athletes, sports teams and recreational athletes, providing nutritional support for physical activity or weight management initiatives, working with local, national or international sporting bodies or nutrition companies, leading research into specific areas which utilise nutrition to improve performance, food product development as well as nutritional support to national governing bodies and sports organisations.  

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Nutrition, Health and Fitness Assessment 
  • Exercise Physiology & Metabolism
  • Essentials in Human Nutrition
  • Human Nutrition and Exercise Physiology and Metabolism
  • Nutrition and Performance 
  • Professional Skills for Sports Nutritionists 
  • Advanced Performance Nutrition

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months

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Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
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  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applications with a 2.2 Honours award in a relevant discipline (Nutrition, Dietetics, Sport Science, Health, Public Health, Allied Health or a cognate area as deemed suitable by the programme committee) may apply. 
  • Applicants who do not meet this entry criterion may be considered through Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    2745 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5490 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2745 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5490 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.


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