Oxford Brookes University
Applied Sport and Exercise Nutrition
This course focuses on the role of nutrition in the optimisation of health and physical performance. Nutrition has profound effects on both human health and athletic performance and this course is based on the latest scientific research and contemporary practice. It is designed to fulfil the needs of students who want to work with athletes and individuals to improve their health, fitness or exercise performance. Applications are encouraged from graduates who have a background in either sport and exercise science or human nutrition.
2nd Class Honours degree in a related scientific subject from a recognised institution of higher education; applicants who do not have these academic qualifications 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; applicants whose 1st language is not English: applicants whose 1st language is not English: IELTS 6.0-7.0 (normally with 6.0 in reading and writing and a minimum of 5.5 in listening and speaking).
Modules include: human nutrition; exercise physiology; sport and exercise nutrition in practice; research methods; nutrition, physical activity and health; applied practice in sport; exercise and nutrition; laboratory techniques in sport and exercise nutrition; research project.
Student performance in each module is usually assessed by evaluation of the quality of written or design work, and to some extent on verbal presentations; assessment methods may include essays, seminar papers, formal written examinations, in-class tests, project work, design and verbal presentations, workshops, simulations, and practical exercises.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|PgCert||Full-time||£ 7,080 per Academic year (home fees)||8 months|
|PgCert||Full-time||£ 14,070 per Academic year (overseas fees)||8 months|
|PgDip||Full-time||£ 7,080 per Academic year (home fees)||8 months|
|PgDip||Full-time||£ 14,070 per Academic year (overseas fees)||8 months|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 14,070 per Whole course (overseas fees)||12 months|
|MSc||Full-time||£ 7,080 per Whole course (home fees)||12 months|
|PgDip||Part-time||£ 3,610 per Academic year (home fees)||20 months|
|MSc||Part-time||£ 3,610 per Academic year (home fees)||24 months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Headington Campus||Oxford||OX3 0BP||South East|