Postgraduate MSc

Sport and Exercise Nutrition

Prepare for entry on to the sport and exercise nutrition register by completing a major research study and optional applied training.

Sport and Exercise Nutrition

Course Overview

  • Institution code


    L27
  • Main location


    Headingley Campus Beckett Park
  • Attendance


    Full-Time
  • Duration


    12 Months
  • Start date


    12 Sep 2022

The first to be accredited by the Sport and Exercise Nutrition Register (SENr) – the national register for qualified sport and exercise nutritionists – this course is academically challenging, vocationally relevant and underpinned by evidence-based practice. It focuses on the study of nutrition in relation to sport and exercise.

As part of your course you’ll:

  • Gain a thorough understanding of the multidisciplinary aspects of sport and exercise nutrition
  • Study the principles and applications of sport and exercise nutrition in practice
  • Examine scientific concepts that promote an understanding of issues in the study of sport and exercise nutrition

Upon completion of your course, you’ll be able to apply for graduate registration with the SENr.

We also offer a PG Cert in Sport & Exercise Nutrition delivered on weekends, specifically for healthcare professionals looking to fit study in around work.

Whether you aspire to work in high-performance sport or in the promotion of physical activity, exercise and health, this course will develop the professional skills relevant to a host of work-related settings. 

A series of nutrition workshops and applied sessions will also provide you with the opportunities to develop your practical skills and apply your expertise.

If you’d like to gain additional practical experience alongside your academic study, you’ll be able to apply for an internship in an applied sport science setting, working with elite athletes under the guidance of a registered SENr practitioner.


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

  1. Accredited by the Sport and Exercise Nutrition register (SENr), the national register for qualified sports and exercise nutritionists
  2. Upon completion of the course, you'll be able to apply for graduate registration with the SENr
  3. A diverse teaching programme that caters for everyone from healthcare professionals to those who want to specialise in elite athletic performance
  4. Take advantage of the university’s new state-of-the-art Carnegie School of Sport building
  5. Sport volunteering opportunities, which have previously included global events such as the Olympics, World Athletics Championships and Commonwealth Games
  6. Course available for weekend delivery for healthcare professionals looking to fit study around work
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Carnegie School of Sport Biochemistry Laboratory Dr Theocharis Ispoglou talks about the biochemistry laboratory in Carnegie School of Sport, used by students to analyse the biochemical basis of health effects in exercise.

biochemistry lab