Ulster University

Ulster University

Sport and Exercise Nutrition

This programme provides a postgraduate pathway for graduates who wish to pursue a career within the area of sports nutrition.

Entry requirements

Applicants should hold: - a second class honours degree (or higher) in Biochemistry, Dietetics, Food and Nutrition, Human Nutrition, Physiology. Sport and Exercise Science, Sports Science or other relevant degree discipline from a recognized university OR - an equivalent standard (normally 50 percent or more) in a Postgraduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma, Graduate Certificate or an approved alternative qualification; OR - In exceptional circumstances, where an individual has substantial and significant experiential learning, a portfolio of written evidence demonstrating the meeting of graduate qualities (including subject-specific outcomes, as determined by the Course Committee) may be considered as an alternative entrance route. Evidence used to demonstrate graduate qualities may not be used for exemption against modules within the programme AND; All applicants must have evidence of competence in written and spoken English (GCSE grade C or equivalent).

Course modules

Modules: nutrition and exercise metabolism; nutrition assessment, recommendations and requirements; sport-specific nutrition issues; research design and statistics; nutrition for health and disease prevention; evidence-based practice in healthcare sciences; practical sports nutrition; sport and exercise nutrition research project.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PgDip Full-time - 1 years
MSc Full-time - 1 years
PgDip Part-time - 2 years
MSc Part-time - 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Jordanstown Campus Newtownabbey BT37 0QB Northern Ireland

Key information

General Enquiries
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028 7012 3456