This course focuses on the role of nutrition in the optimisation of sport and exercise performance. It is aimed at those who have already developed an interest in sport or exercise nutrition and wish to further their knowledge practical skills in this area of study. The course provides students with opportunity to develop in applied practice and research roles, providing the foundation for a broad range of employment opportunities. With well-established courses across a range of sport and exercise disciplines we have the facilities and expertise to enable Masters students to gain a great insight into both the theoretical underpinnings and the practical application of nutrition in the sport and exercise context. This course also includes a placement module where students can apply their skills in a professional setting to gain experience to improve future employment opportunities. This course has been designed to fulfil the Sport and Exercise Nutrition register (SENr) Graduate Competency Framework. Successful completion of the taught portion of the programme you will be eligible to apply for entry to the SENr as a graduate member and will have attained many of the competencies necessary to achieve full registration with the SENr. You will consider the complexity of the impact of nutrition on sport and exercise performance through a detailed understanding of the many components required. These connections have been developed from extensive research, which provides the basis for the systematic application of nutritional strategies aimed at optimising performance. You will learn to understand these applications, how they can be implemented, and their affects on those who participate in sport
Typical offer to come on this course if a student has attained (or be about to attain) at least a first or upper second class honours degree in a related scientific subject from a recognised institution of higher education. Students with a lower second class award may be accepted if they can provide a transcript to show that they performed near the upper second class level on appropriate modules. If a student does not have these academic qualifications, they could still be offered a place on this course if they can show evidence of the potential to succeed based on professional and/or related experiences.
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6.5||With no element lower than 5.5|
For more detail about our English language requirements, including details of the University's Summer Pre-Sessional English language courses, see our website.
Fees and funding
|Republic of Ireland||£8505||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£8505||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£8505||Year 1|
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University of Chichester
Bishop Otter Campus
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