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Course summary

The performance nutrition industry is booming as recreational competitive sport grows increasingly popular, and there has never been a better time to specialise as a sports nutritionist. Euromonitor report that the UK sports nutrition industry grew by 16 per cent in 2013 and annual growth of nine per cent is forecast until 2018, with product sales alone expected to reach £471 million. Why study MSc Sport and Exercise Nutrition* at Middlesex University? Our masters degree in Sport and Exercise Nutrition was written in consultation with industry-leading experts and employers including the English Institute of Sport (EIS) to maximise the value of the degree to potential employers in elite and professional sport. Students of the course meet the eligibility criteria for graduate registration with the Sports and Exercise Nutrition Register (SENr) - the leading professional body for performance nutritionists both in the UK and globally. The course focuses on professional practice and is underpinned by solid scientific and technical foundations. Work placements and practical training are integrated into the course, equipping you with significant experience in a professional setting. You will learn from some of the UK's most experienced sports nutritionists and study in our industry-standard facilities at Barnet Copthall Stadium, home of Saracens Rugby Club, where we regularly treat elite athletes and sports teams. (Access will be dependent on social distancing requirements due to Covid-19.) This means that the course runs alongside our other postgraduate sport degrees and students can work together to develop their skills as part of a multi-disciplinary team of specialists.

Modules

Sports Nutrition (30 Credits) - Compulsory Applied Sport and Exercise Nutrition (30 Credits) - Compulsory Professional Placement Module (30 Credits) - Compulsory Research Methods (30 Credits) - Compulsory Dissertation (60 Credits) - Compulsory


Entry requirements

Applicants must have a minimum of a 2:1 undergraduate degree in a relevant sports science related, or nutrition and/or dietetic field


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6.5With at least 6.0 in each component
TOEFL (iBT)87With at least 21 in Listening & writing
PTE Academic58With at least 51 in all components

Visit our general entry requirements page, by clicking on the link below, to see how these points can be achieved from our acceptable level 3 qualifications and the combinations which are welcomed by Middlesex University, including GCSE requirements.

Entry Qualifications

http://www.mdx.ac.uk/courses/help-with-your-application/undergraduate-application/entry-requirements


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £14800 Year 1
England £9600 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9600 Year 1
Scotland £9600 Year 1
Wales £9600 Year 1
International £14800 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Sport and Exercise Nutrition at Middlesex University - UCAS