601–800 th
World University Rankings 2020
151–200 th
Young University Rankings 2019
151-200 th
European Teaching Rankings 2019
Queensgate, Huddersfield, HD1 3DH, United Kingdom

Sport and Exercise Nutrition - University of Huddersfield

**Why Sport and Exercise Nutrition? This is an integrated Master’s four year degree, designed to combine both undergraduate and postgraduate study into a single degree. This is a requirement to be able to register as a Sport and Exercise Nutritionist on the Sport and Exercise Nutrition Register (SENr) held by the British Dietetic Association.** Eating healthily and being physically active are important for wellbeing, and good nutrition can help to achieve optimal performance in sport. Nutrition is increasingly important in elite sport, personal training, and community-based initiatives, so this course could lead to an exciting and rewarding career. This course could give you the skills to work as a sports nutritionist, physical activity coordinator, health advisor, sports development officer, personal trainer, exercise referral specialist, or after further training, a teacher in educational settings. How will you learn? - You’ll gain an in-depth understanding of biological sciences, nutrition, exercise and health, and sports performance. You'll study anatomy and physiology, fitness conditioning, digestion and metabolism, and psychology - In your second year, you’ll go on a work placement, which will provide you with the opportunity to apply your skills in a real-world context. - In your fourth year you will study Sport and Exercise Nutrition at a postgraduate level - You’ll use excellent facilities, including our nutrition food science labs, sport and exercise science labs, and our sport and fitness centre - The course is endorsed by PD:Approval for recognition by the Register of Exercise Professionals (REPS), so you could gain extra industry-recognised qualifications within your degree. You could also become a member of the Register of Exercise Professionals (REPs) - Additionally, the course was the first degree in the UK to be ‘approved’ by the Sport and Exercise Nutrition Register (SENr) The course is endorsed by PD:Approval for recognition by the Register of Exercise Professionals (REPs), which allows us to embed industry recognised qualifications within the degree, including NVQ Level 2 Award in Gym Instruction, NVQ Level 3 Personal Trainer Award and Level 3 in Exercise Referral, as well as Sport National Governing Body awards. This aims to prepare you for entry on to the Register of Exercise Professionals (REPs)(https://www.exerciseregister.org/) and helps to ensure that our graduates are industry ready. This course is also Approved by the Sport and Exercise Nutrition Register (SENr)(http://www.senr.org.uk/), 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.

  • Qualification
    Master of Science - MSci
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    4 years
  • Start date
    2020-09-21
  • Location
    Main Site,HuddersfieldUnited Kingdom