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Study mode

Part time


2 years

Start date


Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Sports / Movement Science Nutrition

Course type


Course Summary

This master’s degree is designed for individuals who wish to work as Sports Nutrition Practitioners / Sports Nutritionists.

Sports Nutrition is a growing area in sport and the programme has been designed to meet the needs of those who wish to work in this field of sport. There is currently a high demand for practitioners who have the skills to work in sport.

The programme will give you the knowledge and skills needed to become a Sports Nutrition Practitioner / Sports Nutritionist.

This exciting new course has been designed to allow students to attend at weekends with a mix of taught and blended learning, enabling students to balance work and study.

The programme has been mapped to the competencies of the Sport and Exercise Nutrition Register (SENr) and the programme has SENr accreditation.

5 Reasons to study Sport and Exercise Nutrition (MSc)

  • Part-time over two - four years
  • Weekend delivery supported by Moodle
  • The introductory module will cover areas of nutrition or exercise science not taught in your previous studies
  • Mapped to the Sport and Exercise Nutrition Register (SENr) competencies
  • Access to Dietary Analysis Package for the duration of the programme

Career Opportunities

Graduates will go on to work with elite and recreational athletes across a range of sports. Many Sports Governing Bodies require at least Practitioner status to work for them.

There are increasing opportunities to work in a variety of sports or to set up a business working with elite and recreational athletes. The opportunities are endless.

Our lecturers are also practitioners themselves and have a wealth of experience that helps to guide your career.


Advanced Nutrition Practice
Applied Sports Nutrition
Sport and Exercise Nutrition and Metabolism
Research Methods

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (overall cost)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK/ international students

For this course (overall cost)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Prospective students should normally have completed a first degree in Nutrition, Dietetics. Sport and Exercise Science, Human Biology, Exercise Physiology or similar, gaining at least a 2:2 classification. This is an important consideration if students wish to become a Registrant of the Sport and Exercise Nutrition Register Practitioner.

University information

The University of Wales Trinity Saint David (UWTSD) is the oldest higher education institution in Wales and one of the newest. In 2022 it will celebrate 200 years since the original Lampeter campus was founded in 1822. Its 1828 Royal Charter is the third oldest in the UK after Oxford and Cambridge. A merger of the University of Wales Lampeter and Trinity University College Carmarthen in 2010, followed by Swansea Metropolitan University joining...more

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