Sport & Exercise Nutrition

Ulster University - Jordanstown


Course Name Sport & Exercise Nutrition
Course Provider Ulster University - Jordanstown
Course Code 67615 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Postgraduate
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Degree - Masters Ulster University None
Postgraduate Diploma Ulster University None
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Attendance Options Full time, Part time
Location (Districts) Jordanstown
Qualification Letters Pg Dip/MSc
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Year of Entry: 2015
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The programme is delivered via blended learning; with the combined use of online delivery with more traditional (face-to-face) teaching and practical work and the opportunity to attend intensive workshops on-campus providing a varied le...

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Entry Requirements

Expand+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 universi...

Course Content

Expand+Diet and nutrition significantly affect sport and exercise performance. The food and fluid which an athlete before, during, and after training and competition affects health and body composition, as well as performance in, and, recovery from, the eff...

Subjects Taught

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Semester 1:
Nutrition and Exercise Metabolism (15 credits)
Nutrition Assessment, Recommendations and Requirements (15 credits)
Sport-specific Nutrition Issues (15 credits)
Research Design & Statistics (15 credits)

Semester 2:

Careers or Further Progression The programme has been designed to deliver the appropriate academic training for those interested in pursuing a career in the area of sport and exercise performance nutrition. Graduates can register on the Sport and Exercise Nutrition Register (SENr) as a graduate registrant and pursue full registration once appropriate professional experience is obtained.
Further Enquiries Faculty Contact:
Mrs June Edgeworth
Tel: 028 9036 6029

Course director:
Dr Andrea McNeilly
Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Nutrition
Tel: 028 9036 6675
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