Sport Nutrition, M.Sc. | University of Stirling | Stirling, United Kingdom
6 months
7575 GBP/full
4600 GBP/full
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Convert your International Olympic Committee (IOC) diploma in Sport Nutrition into a Masters, and delve deeper into the science behind the subject at the University of Stirling.

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Sport nutrition is an increasingly vital part of elite sport and there has never been a better time to specialise, as recreational competitive sport and elite performance sport grow increasingly popular in the UK. The University of Stirling is one of only six universities worldwide approved to provide this Masters conversion course in sports nutrition.

This Masters degree in Sport Nutrition at University of Stirling focuses on the science behind sports nutrition and is designed specifically for students who already have an International Olympic Committee (IOC) Diploma in sports nutrition and want to further their knowledge.

To complete the course, you’ll be asked to plan, conduct and write a research project in Sports Nutrition, and you’ll receive high-quality training and support from our expert staff as you study. By the time you graduate, you’ll have an even greater knowledge of sports nutrition and a clear understanding of how to put your research into practice.


A sports nutrition degree from the University of Stirling will ensure you are well qualified to work within a number of different sporting environments. From national and international sports teams and governing bodies, to private gyms and sport and exercise organisations, you’ll leave Stirling fully equipped with the skills you need to succeed and to apply research into your practice.

  • Capitalise on the growing opportunities available to qualified sports nutritionists
  • Take advantage of Stirling’s international reputation for sporting excellence
  • 96% of our postgraduate leavers are in employment or further study within fifteen months of graduating (Graduate Outcomes Survey 2020, HESA)

Sports nutrition courses like ours can lead to a wide range of professional opportunities. Your knowledge in the subject can be applied to help athletes make optimal gains, reduce their risk of injury and illness, and consistently achieve high performance levels.

Programme Structure


  • Our MSc Sport Nutrition enables you to convert your IOC Diploma in Sports Nutrition into a Masters degree by completing an in-depth research project.
  • This course consists of a single project module, which can be completed full-time over a 6-month period or part-time over 12 months. Full-time students have to be based in Stirling, but part-time students can complete the course off-campus.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 6 months
  • Part-time
    • 12 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.
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  • 1st of any month
  • You can apply up to a year in advance of your course start date and we accept applications throughout the year.


IELTS admission requirements IELTS
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180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants must have successfully completed the IOC postgraduate diploma in Sports Nutrition.
  • If you have successfully completed the IOC postgraduate diploma in Sports Nutrition, you will have already met the English language requirements for our MSc Sport Nutrition.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    7575 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7575 GBP for the full programme during 6 months.
  • National

    4600 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4600 GBP for the full programme during 6 months.

£4,600: Students from the Republic of Ireland

Living costs for Stirling

660 - 1140 GBP /month
Living costs

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


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.

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