Taught course

Exercise and Nutrition Science

Institution
University of Chester · Department of Clinical Sciences and Nutrition
Qualifications
MScPGDipPGCert

Entry requirements

The course is open to applicants with a minimum of a 2:2 honours degree in a related subject area, or equivalent professional qualifications.

Consideration will also be given to applicants with relevant work experience, background knowledge and skills.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This Master’s course is designed for those who wish to extend their knowledge, qualifications and expertise in this popular area of study. Our course aims to provide postgraduate education and training opportunities for exercise, nutrition and health professionals/graduates, or help facilitate a career switch for others looking to work in this high-profile field.

The aims of this postgraduate course are for you to develop:

  • a critical understanding of the concepts and controversies in exercise and nutrition science
  • a scientific and enquiring approach to the study of contemporary exercise and nutrition issues
  • research skills for the critical investigation of exercise and nutrition topics.

The course is highly flexible, allowing you to study full time or part time to suit your personal and work commitments. Flexibility is achieved through the delivery of modules over three-day blocks (see our Timetable 2017/18) followed by eight weeks of campus – or home-based learning. This allows students nationally and internationally to attend the course. Our course is delivered by a team of experienced academics and also practitioners who work in high-profile areas.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

part time
24-48 months
full time
12 months

PGDip

part time
24-48 months
full time
12 months

PGCert

part time
12-24 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions
Email
postgrad@chester.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1244 511000