12 months
14500 GBP/year
7800 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Delivered by a blend of experienced researchers and applied practitioners, in laboratories accredited by the British Association of Sport & Exercise Sciences (BASES) the Nutrition and Exercise Sciences programme from University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) is one of only seven courses in the UK fully accredited by the Sport & Exercise Nutrition Register (SENr).

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You will be taught contemporary nutrition and exercise science concepts. Your learning also takes place in a strong vocational context – you’ll develop the fundamental practitioner skills required for employment in applied nutrition practice and research.

Learn from an expert team. The Division of Sport, Exercise and Nutritional Sciences is home to some of the world’s leading researchers in the field, making this course truly unique.

The use of a unique combination of academic study, research and sports science experience leaves you well equipped to enter practice.

We’ll support your development of presentation skills, problem-solving abilities, inferential numeracy and statistical skills, and informed decision-making processes.

Future careers

The Nutrition and Exercise Sciences programme from University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) allows for a great deal of flexibility in career choices.

Past students have gained employment with local authorities, schools, health and fitness centres, sport organisations, tourism companies and football clubs.

Many of our graduates also embark upon a teaching career. We offer specific modules of particular relevance to the profession.

You’ll also develop the transferable skills needed for a wider range of careers including retail management, the armed forces, and graduate training programmes.


Accredited by The Sport and Exercise Nutrition Register and British Association of Sports and Exercise Sciences. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Project for Sport Exercise & Nutritional Scientists
  • Advanced Practitioner Skills in Sport & Exercise Physiology
  • Advances in Sports Nutrition
  • Contemporary Issues in Nutrition
  • Research Methods for Sport Exercise & Nutritional Sciences

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

UK students can apply all year round. 


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants should hold a 2:2 degree or equivalent professional experience or learning in a related field such as biomechanics or sport and exercise physiology
  • Applications from all candidates will be considered on their merits in the light of the nature and scope of the programme
  • A detailed admissions procedure will be forwarded on application
  • IELTS: Score of 6.5 with no component below 6.0

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14500 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    7800 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7800 GBP per year during 12 months.

Part-time: £867 per 20 credits (UK)

Living costs for Preston

751 - 1425 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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