Sport and Exercise Sciences (Sport Nutrition) at Leeds Trinity University - UCAS

Sport and Exercise Sciences (Sport Nutrition)

Leeds Trinity University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Course summary

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Do you want to unlock the secret to peak performance in sport and exercise? Peak performances are not achieved by accident. The margins between success and failure are frequently very small, which is why the impact of sports nutrition in providing significant gains in performance is well-recognised. Teams and athletes all over the world now use sports nutritionists to help with their performance – do you want to be one of them? ​You'll study the core components of sport and exercise sciences, such as psychology, physiology and biomechanics, but you'll specialise in sports nutrition. You'll understand the impact that nutrition can have on athletic performance, exploring areas such as food, dietary recommendations, management and planning, ergogenic aids, fluid balance and sports drinks for optimum sports performance. In your final year, you can choose to continue to specialise in Sports Nutrition or you can choose to further develop your knowledge in biomechanics, physical activity or sports injury. Whatever path you choose, you'll put theory into practice by completing two professional work placements in the UK or abroad. You'll have the opportunity to volunteer or study abroad and we'll also give you first-hand experience of working with athletes through Trinity Performance, our sport and exercise science enterprise service for professional athletes. Placement opportunities ​We are one of only a few UK universities to build professional work placements into every degree. You'll complete two professional work placements, which will give you the chance to graduate with up to three months' professional work experience without having to take a sandwich year out. Our students have completed placements at professional sports clubs such as Bolton Wanderers Football Club and Leeds Rhinos Rugby League Football Club, primary and secondary schools, human kinetics publishers, local authority health and wellbeing services and Jamie Oliver's Ministry of Food. Graduate opportunities Our commitment to developing your employability skills means you'll have the skills, knowledge and confidence to work in a wide range of sports industry roles. Many of our graduates work in elite sport as applied scientists, but they have also been successful in teaching, coaching, business and marketing roles thanks to the transferable skills that they've developed throughout the course.

Course details

Modules

You will study a range of modules on this course, including: Anatomy and Physiology, Performance Analysis, Critical Thinking Skills, Physiology of Training, Sport and Performance Nutrition, Performance Physiology, Sports Injury, and Advanced Sport and Performance Nutrition.


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How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January

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Course codeC6B4
Institution code L24
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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff 104 points GCSEs in English language, maths and science at grade C or 4 (or higher) will be required

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9250* Year 1
England £9250* Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250* Year 1
Scotland £9250* Year 1
Wales £9250* Year 1
Channel Islands £9250* Year 1
International £11250* Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

We advise students to budget for the following in addition to annual tuition fees: Recommended and required reading lists will be provided at the start of your course. All the books and e-books are available from our Library to borrow but you may choose to purchase your own. We recommend £390* as an average annual budget for learning resources if you decide this is for you. *This figure is based on the Department of Work and Pensions course costs allowance 2015 Field trips may occur during this course and either fully or partly subsidised by the University. You'll need to include placement/s travel and associated costs too, however the University will contribute a standard amount towards your total expenditure. The University provides students with a £6 printing credit each academic year which can be topped up either on campus or online.
Sport and Exercise Sciences (Sport Nutrition) at Leeds Trinity University - UCAS