Undergraduate BSc (Hons)

Sport and Exercise Nutrition with Foundation Year

Transition into higher education and prepare for degree-level study with our BSc (Hons) Sport & Exercise Nutrition with integrated foundation year.

Sport and Exercise Nutrition with Foundation Year

Course Overview

  • UCAS code


    C618
  • Institution code


    L27
  • Main location


    Headingley Campus Beckett Park
  • Attendance


    Full-Time
  • Duration


    4 Years
  • Start date


    20 Sep 2021

If you don't have the required UCAS points to secure a place on the full degree programme, this integrated foundation year will enable you to transition onto our BSc (Hons) Sport & Exercise Nutrition course, preparing you for academic life at university.

As part of your foundation year, you’ll:

  • Study four sport-related modules - These will introduce you to the subjects included on each of our 10 routes, from sport development and sport and exercise science to coaching and lifelong health
  • Study two additional modules that will help you develop the academic and study skills needed to successfully transition from school or the workplace to higher education

As part of your course, you'll:

  • Study the science of food, developing your understanding of how nutritional composition and diet can influence sport and exercise performance
  • Work across the spectrum; from elite athletes to recreational performers
  • Learn how to conduct interviews, assess the dietary intake of individuals and design personalised nutritional interventions

You'll learn how to access the extensive resources and support services available here at Leeds Beckett, whether you need a hand locating specialist materials in the Library, or you need advice about personal issues.

During your second, third and fourth years you'll study an average of six modules each year. Visit each of the course pages below for details of the modules offered as part of your chosen course.

Why study Sport and Exercise Nutrition at Leeds Beckett University...

  1. This course is designed to meet the competency requirements and professional standards set by the Sport & Exercise Nutrition Register (SENr), preparing you to work as a professional sports nutritionist
  2. Working across the spectrum – from elite athletes to recreational performers – you will learn how to conduct interviews, assess the dietary intake of individuals and design personalised nutritional interventions
  3. You will be among the first students to take advantage of the university’s new state-of-the-art Carnegie School of Sport building. The building will include a wealth of outstanding facilities, including dedicated research laboratories, a hypoxic laboratory, a health and wellbeing studio and an indoor sprint track for performance training and analysis
  4. You will be able to take part in a range of exciting work placement opportunities; you could find yourself working for professional sports teams such as Leeds Rhinos or Yorkshire County Cricket Club, local schools or health clubs
  5. Many of our students have also taken advantage of our sport volunteering  opportunities, which have previously included global events such as the Olympics, World Athletics Championships and Commonwealth Games

Carnegie School of Sport Heritage We have a long history in sports education stretching back to 1933 and the prestigious Carnegie College of Physical Training. Today, alumni of this college and its successor institutions are leaders in national and international sport.

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