Applied Sports Nutrition at St Mary's University, Twickenham - UCAS

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Course summary

Over the past decade, the impact that nutrition has on athletic performance has become increasingly clear. Why study Applied Sports Nutrition? Postgraduate study in Applied Sports Nutrition will not only upgrade your academic and professional skills, but allow you to practice skills and competencies needed to work as a sports nutrition practitioner. There is currently a high demand for specialisation in the field of applied sports and exercise nutrition. This high demand has partly been driven by employers seeking nutritionists who work within sport to have a higher specialist degree, the continued professional development requirements from professional bodies and be on the Sport and Exercise Nutrition Register (SENr). Why St Mary's? Our Master's degree in Applied Sports Nutrition is delivered by an effective mix of experienced sports nutrition practitioners and academics, ensuring practical skills and competencies are enhanced. The course is accredited by the Sport and Exercise Nutrition Register (SENr) as one of their approved programmes and facilitates the preparation of those wanting to join the Register. Practical experience opportunities are encouraged throughout the degree. The unique weekend and block-week timetable at St Mary’s means students can organise study around their personal schedule of work and leisure. This allows students to have a good work/life balance whilst undertaking this course. The University is arguably one of London's top performing sports institutions, providing a comprehensive sports development programme that focuses on performance sport, coaching, events and recreational opportunities.


Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Sports Nutrition

Assessment method

Assessments will include a variety of formative and summative techniques, through the combination of assessment of work based learning and other more traditional means of assessment. This includes coursework such as oral presentations, essays, production of media based articles, and development of professional skill tools, portfolios and case studies. Where possible the assessments will reflect the type of work which the student will undertake once they successfully complete the course.

Entry requirements

A first degree at 2:2 in a related field is required. Related fields include: Nutrition, Dietetics, Sports Science, Sports and Exercise Physiology, Sports Rehabilitation, Physiotherapy, Sports Coaching and Strength and Conditioning. Relevant and appropriate experience will be considered. All applicants are expected to demonstrate interest, enthusiasm and continuous professional development in the field of sports nutrition.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

A non-refundable deposit of £250 is required for Home/EU students to confirm their place.
Applied Sports Nutrition at St Mary's University, Twickenham - UCAS