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MSc - Master of Science
Nutrition Sports / Movement Science
About this course
LJMU's Sport Nutrition MSc is taught by academics dedicated to researching athlete-centred nutrition and extending contemporary understanding of exercise metabolism.
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.
To be a successful Sport Nutritionist we believe it is essential to study and understand classical and contemporary exercise metabolism research, and then translate this information into athlete-centered nutrition advice.
On this Masters course you will learn to make decisions in complex and unpredictable situations, and you will ultimately contribute to the essential support framework demanded by the sport industry for success. The programme 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.
On successful completion of the course, you will understand how to deal with complex issues within nutrition, both systematically and creatively, and make sound judgements in the absence of incomplete data. You will also develop essential skills in communicating and implementing your recommendations for clients as well as specialist and non-specialist audiences.
How learning is monitored on your programme
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.
For this course (per year)
For this course (per year)
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.
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