Sport and Exercise Nutrition (with Foundation Year) at Hartpury University - UCAS

Hartpury University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Sport and Exercise Nutrition (with Foundation Year)

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Course summary

Examine the science behind the effect of nutrition on athletic performance. Use our dedicated sport performance kitchen and human performance laboratories, working with a range of athletes, including from our Championship rugby team, 10 sports academies, and recreational sports men and women. This foundation year pathway provides an alternative route into degree-level study. It’s ideal for those who need to gain subject-specific knowledge and skills in order to progress onto the full BSc Sport and Exercise Nutrition qualification. You don’t have to have a background in sport or nutrition, you just have to have an interest in how the body adapts to training, is fuelled by nutritional strategies and the psychology of performance. You’ll be taught in line with the guidelines set by the Sports and Exercise Nutrition Register (SENr), which sets the standards for all practitioners in the field, so you can be confident you’ll be industry-ready when you graduate. Develop your skills using specialist dietary software, cooking and producing menus for our recreational and performance athletes across campus. You’ll be supported throughout by research-active staff who are experts in their field. You’ll be encouraged to develop your practical skills, but also to think critically about existing theories and practices, as well as carrying out your own research to help shape the future of the industry. You could also boost your CV with industry qualifications and work placements opportunities, alongside our sports academy teams or externally.

Modules

Our modules are developed regularly to reflect student and industry demands, ensuring you’re well prepared to enter skilled employment on graduation. The majority of courses are comprised of both compulsory and optional modules, the latter of which you'll be able to choose from to suit your interests and career goals. Most courses also include work placement learning, to help you gain essential experience for your future. Modules include: Foundation Skills Development, Academic Skills in Practice, Reviewing Literature, Foundation Biological Principles, Foundation Sports Science, Introduction to Functional Anatomy and Sports Biomechanics, Introduction to Exercise Physiology, Principles of Strength and Conditioning, Introduction to Sports Nutrition, The Sport and Exercise Professional, Introduction to Sports and Exercise Psychology, The Sport and Exercise Scientist, Applied Skills for Sport and Exercise Nutritionists, Exercise Physiology, Health Related Exercise, Ergogenic Practices and Nutritional Manipulation, Sport Research and Knowledge Exchange Project, Sports Nutrition for Elite Athletes, Advanced Sports Nutrition, Professional Practice in Sports Nutrition, Applied Sport and Exercise Physiology. Modules are sometimes subject to change. Optional modules change each year - you can attend introductory sessions before deciding which ones to study. For more information, please visit https://www.hartpury.ac.uk/university/courses/undergraduate/bsc-hons-sport-and-exercise-nutrition-with-foundation-year/


How to apply

Application codes

Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

International applicants

We have a strong global community, with students and staff from over 60 countries. Our dedicated International team will support you through every step of your university journey – from initial enquiry to enrolment and graduation. They’ll guide you through living and learning in the UK, making your application, visas, student finance, accommodation and much more. You’ll be welcomed to an International Orientation weekend, where they’ll arrange for you to be collected from your airport on arrival and support you to settle in to university life in your first term. As an international student, you’re guaranteed accommodation in your first year, see website for terms and conditions.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

In addition to the above, we require a minimum of five GCSEs at grade 9-4 (A*-C), to include English and Maths. We will consider equivalencies including but not limited to functional skills level 2, Irish Ordinary level, National 5s, IB standard level. We will consider combinations of level three qualifications. We welcome applications from individuals with equivalent, non-UK qualifications and mature students (over 21). We may interview as part of the application process.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

Additional fee information

For full fee details including sandwich year, international tuition fees and additional costs relating to this programme please visit the course page on our website.

Sponsorship information

Studying a degree is a worthwhile investment, providing opportunities and experiences to help you to carve out a rewarding and successful future. We know that accessing funding, in the form of loans, grants, bursaries and scholarships, can make studying a degree possible for many students. Alongside government loans, Hartpury University and our partners offer a range of financial support packages to eligible students applying for our courses. Please visit our student finance page for more information on what’s on offer to help you with your study costs: http://www.hartpury.ac.uk/university/facilities/life-at-hartpury/finance/

Sport and Exercise Nutrition (with Foundation Year) at Hartpury University - UCAS