M.Sc. Online

Sports and Exercise Nutrition part-time (online)

Institute of Technology Sligo

24 months
2500 EUR/year
2750 EUR/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


The Master's degree in Sports and Exercise Nutrition part-time (online) at the Institute of Technology Sligo 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 Institute of Technology Sligo 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

Start dates & application deadlines





Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

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

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    2500 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5000 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2750 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5500 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.


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.

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

Check the official programme website for potential updates.

Our partners

Sports and Exercise Nutrition part-time (online)
Institute of Technology Sligo


Go to your profile page to get personalised recommendations!