University of Chester

University of Chester

Exercise and Nutrition Science (Dublin)

The science of exercise and nutrition is a rapidly expanding field; students develop a critical knowledge and understanding of fundamental and contemporary issues in relation to physical activity and health and nutrition in health and disease, as well as applying these principles to sporting populations.

Entry requirements

Minimum of lower 2nd Class Honours in a related subject area, or equivalent professional qualifications; consideration is also given to applicants with relevant work experience, background knowledge and skills.

Course modules

Core modules: Exercise and health; physiology and physical performance; biochemistry of metabolism; nutrition in health and disease; science of weight control; performance enhancement; sports nutrition; research methods and data analysis; MSc students must undertake a personal research project.

Assessment methods

Assessment is achieved through coursework; there are no formal examinations. MSc students are required to complete a personal research project in order to complete the programme.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
PgCert Part-time - 1 years
PgDip Part-time - 2 years
MSc Part-time £ 7,005 per Whole course (home fees) 2 years
MSc Part-time £ 9,990 per Whole course (overseas fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
National Training Centre - Dublin 7

Key information

Postgraduate Admissions
Telephone number: 
01244 511000