Liverpool John Moores University

Liverpool John Moores University

Sport Nutrition

LJMU's Sport Nutrition MSc is taught by academics dedicated to researching athlete-centred nutrition and extending contemporary understanding of exercise metabolism. - Experience a unique blend of theoretical science and applied skills taught by world leading academics engaged in nutritional consultancy with world leading sports organisations - Learn from staff who provide nutrition support to Premiership Football, Super League Rugby League, European Rugby Union, professional golfers, professional jockeys, professional and amateur boxers, Team Sky Cycling, British Ski and Snowboard, Professional and Track Cycling, UK Anti Doping and many more - Study on a course which is accredited by SENr and allows graduates direct entry onto the SENr Graduate register - Take an ISAK body composition qualification - Undertake an applied placement mentored by academic staff engaged in applied consultancy The Sports Nutrition MSc at LJMU opens up a world of scientific innovation, research and the related application of specially designed nutritional support that can help sportspeople to overcome setbacks and achieve their goals.

Entry requirements

MSc: You will need: a minimum 2:1 in Sport Science, Dietetics or Nutrition. or another relevant degree and/or considerable applied experience. and practical applied experience in sports nutrition and/or an obvious desire to pursue a career in sports nutrition Additional Information IELTS score 6.5 (minimum 5.5 in each component) Pearson 58-64 (minimum 51 in each component for UKVI purposes) RPL is accepted on this programme International students should check if they require an Academic Technology Approval Scheme or ATAS certificate. Please contact LJMU's International Admissions Team for further details If you have any specific queries, please contact scspgt@ljmu.ac.uk Please note: All international qualifications are subject to a qualification equivalency check via NARIC. View country specific entry requirements: www.ljmu.ac.uk/study/courses/international-entry-requirements Contact LJMU's International Admissions Team (internationaladmissions@ljmu.ac.uk) for guidance on visa information. Further information is also available from our international web pages: www.ljmu.ac.uk/international

Course modules

Your programme is made up of a number of core modules, a research project and an applied placement, as detailed below . Fundamental Sports Nutrition (20 credits) Practical Sports Nutrition (20 credits) Research Methods (20 credits) Exercise Metabolism (20 credits) Supplements and Drugs in Sport (20 credits) Applied Placement (20 credits) Research Project (60 credits)

Assessment methods

To cater for the wide-ranging content of our courses and the varied learning preferences of our students, we offer a range of assessment methods on each programme. Assessment techniques vary from module to module to reflect relevant assessment approaches and the key learning points of each topic. Assessment methods on this course include: extended essays, practical assessments, oral presentations, case studies, applied placement reports and research presentations.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2019 14,450 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 7,600 per Year 1 (EU) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 7,600 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 7,600 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 7,600 per Year 1 (England) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 7,600 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Liverpool John Moores University L2 2QP North West

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