St Mary's University, Twickenham

Course Introduction

This course provides opportunities for students to achieve and demonstrate the following learning and educational outcomes: knowledge and understanding; cognitive (thinking) skills; performance and practice; personal and enabling skills.

Course Modules

Depending on initial academic background students will take 1 of the following 2 modules: principles of human nutrition; physiology and metabolism of exercise. Core modules: sports nutrition; applied sports nutrition; special populations, applied sports nutrition; advanced anthropometry; research methods and statistics; major independent research project.

Course Additional Entry

A 1st degree, normally 2.2 or above, in either: nutrition; sports and exercise physiology; dietetics; sports rehabilitation; sports coaching; sports science; physiotherapy; strength and conditioning. Relevant and appropriate experience will be considered. All applicants are expected to demonstrate interest, enthusiasm and continuous professional development in the field of sports nutrition. Relevant credits, i.e. credits at an appropriate level and in an appropriate subject, earned in another institution or in other institutions, in the European Community or elsewhere, may merit exemption from a proportion of the programme. Applications will be considered on a case by case basis.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £5,530  Academic year. First year home fees
1 year
Part Time
1 year
Part Time