Sport, Exercise and Nutrition at University of Huddersfield - UCAS

Course summary

Good nutrition is key for everyone. It aids elite athletes, supports personal training, and community-based sport, prevents illness and promotes recovery from diseases; a balanced diet helps individuals benefit from optimal performance in sport too. This course provides the opportunity to gain scientific underpinning knowledge and skills designed to help you secure an exciting and rewarding post-university role within these areas. You’ll gain an in-depth understanding of how nutrition relates to exercise and health, as well as sport performance. You’ll study modules relating to anatomy and physiology, digestion and metabolism, nutrition assessment methods and nutrition of exercise and health. Why Study Sport Exercise and Nutrition BSc(Hons) at University of Huddersfield? In your second year, you’ll secure a work placement, and, on campus, you’ll benefit from specialist facilities, including our sport and exercise science labs, and our sport and fitness centre. You’ll be taught by lecturers who have a wealth of experience, are research-active and help to shape real-world practice, meaning you’ll learn the very latest industry knowledge. You’ll develop the skills to work as a sports nutritionist, physical activity coordinator, health advisor, sports development officer, personal trainer, or exercise referral specialist, or you could undertake further training, or opt instead to become a teacher in educational settings. Professional Bodies This course is approved by the Sport and Exercise Nutrition Register (SENr), meaning that successful completion of this degree acts as a first step towards Graduate Registration with the SENr (a nationally recognised quality mark for your work in sports and exercise nutrition). Please note that, in order to become eligible for graduate registration, you would need to progress to postgraduate study following your degree and obtain a postgraduate diploma. This is why we also offer the integrated Master's four-year degree in Sport, Exercise and Nutrition MSci. Reflecting our commitment to equipping you with the skills, knowledge and experience needed to effectively transition into roles in the sector, this course is endorsed by the Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity (CIMSPA). This enables you to gain industry-recognised standards and qualifications, including gym instructor, personal trainer, and working with people with long-term conditions, that are recognised by major employers in the sector aligned to your degree. Why Huddersfield? Huddersfield’s vibrant and friendly campus is a great place from which to study, while the town itself offers lots to see and do, with good transport links in and around the area.


This is a common first year, comprising: • Foundations of Anatomy and Physiology in Sport and Exercise • Foundations of Bioenergetics Metabolism and Nutrition • Foundations of Biomechanics for Sport and Exercise • Foundations of Psychology for Sport and Exercise • Foundations of Coaching • Research Methods 1. To see the full range of modules and descriptions, please visit our website. A link to this course can be found at the bottom of the page in the ‘Course contact details’ section.

Assessment method

You'll be taught through seminars, group work, practical experience, tutorials, independent study, and lectures. Assessment will include of coursework, practice/competency-based learning, and examinations. Your module specification/course handbook provides full details of the assessment criteria applying to your course.

Professional bodies

Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.

  • The Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

You also need enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) clearance to enable you to undertake placements. We arrange this during year 1 of the course. Previous convictions will affect your choice of placements. You may be eligible to gain accreditation for your prior learning towards this course ( Other suitable experience or qualifications will be considered. For further information please see the University's minimum entry requirements.

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Additional entry requirements

Criminal records declaration (DBS/Disclosure Scotland)

English language requirements

If your first language is not English, you will need to meet the minimum requirements of an English Language qualification. The minimum for IELTS is 6.0 overall with no element lower than 5.5, or equivalent will be considered acceptable.

Read more about the University’s entry requirements for students outside of the UK on our 'Where are you from?' information pages.

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
EU £16500 Year 1
International £16500 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

Tuition fees will cover the cost of your study at the University as well as charges for registration, tuition, supervision and examinations. For more information about funding, fees and finance for UK students, including what your tuition fee covers, please see Fees and finance - If you are an EU or international student coming to study at the University of Huddersfield, please visit the International Fees and Finance pages for full details of tuition fees and support available - Please email the Student Finance Office ([email protected]) or call 01484 472210 for more information about fees and finance.

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Course contact details

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School of Human and Health Science - Admissions

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Sport, Exercise and Nutrition at University of Huddersfield - UCAS