Entry requirements

Upper second class honours degree in nutrition, dietetics, physiology, sports science with a strong biological sciences component, or a related subject.

Months of entry


Course content

This program provides an opportunity to gain in-depth understanding of the nutritional and metabolic demands of exercise, of the interactions between diet, exercise and health, and of how nutrition influences sports performance.

It is designed to provide graduates with training in sport and exercise nutrition which will equip them for future careers in research, teaching in higher education, in industry, or in applied sports nutrition support.

It is not a substitute for a dietetic qualification.

Compulsory Modules
(all modules are compulsory)

Semester 1
■Sport and Exercise Nutrition
■Exercise and Immunology
■Physiology of Exercise and Sport
■Vocational Skills in Sport and Exercise Nutrition and Physiology

Semester 2
■Advanced Statistical Analysis
■Current Research in Sport and Exercise Nutrition
■Laboratory Techniques in Sport and Exercise Nutrition

■Research Project

Information for international students

English Language requirements: overall 6.5 with not less than 6.0 in the individual Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking tests or TOEFL (ibt) 92 overall Listening 21, Reading 21, Writing 22 and Speaking 22. http://www.lboro.ac.uk/international/englang/index.htm

Fees and funding


Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

Postgraduate Admissions
+44 (0)1509 222496