Taught course

Sport and Exercise Nutrition

Institution
University of Huddersfield · School of Human and Health Sciences
Qualifications
MSc

Entry requirements

An honours degree (2:2 or above) in a science-based subject, which may include, Nutrition, Dietetics, Biological Science, or Sport and Exercise Science.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This course will provide graduates with the academic knowledge and professional skills required to pursue a career in the field of sport and exercise nutrition, including practitioner and researcher-based work.

It offers you an opportunity to develop knowledge and skills relevant to the broad spectrum of professional training in sport and exercise nutrition. This includes working with athletes and sports teams who use nutrition to optimise training adaptations and athletic performance, or using nutrition to address health issues such as rising rates of obesity and type 2 diabetes, as well as an increasingly elderly population.

During this course you will be exposed to classic and contemporary issues within sport and exercise nutrition, whilst also developing fundamental skills required to work in applied practice and research. You will be a taught in a stimulating and supportive learning environment that draws on expert knowledge, research and applied practice. The course leader is a SENr Academic Associate and the course team includes a professional Sport and Exercise Nutritionist working with a UEFA Champions League level football club.

You will complete a major research project during the course and have the opportunity to potentially publish your work in peer reviewed sport and exercise nutrition journals. Overall, this course will help facilitate your future career aspirations, including applied practice and/or further study at Doctoral level.

Information for international students

If you were educated outside the UK, you are required to have International * English Language Testing System (IELTS) at a score of 6.0 with no lower than a 5.5 in any single component

Fees and funding

Please see the fees and funding page.

Qualification and course duration

MSc

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Admissions
Email
esadmissions@hud.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1484 472479