Master Sport and Exercise Nutrition - Part Time. Master en Deporte y Nutrición
We’ve developed this MRes Sport and Exercise to help you make a difference to the lives of all those who take part in sport and exercise, whether that’s at a professional level, recreational level or for health reasons.
To give you the best start, we’ve mapped our course against the quality standards of the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC). Ours is the only MRes Sport and Exercise to have done this. So as well as reassuring you of the standard of the teaching and support you’ll receive, we hope it will boost your career opportunities.
We take the view that your studies should support your current and future career aspirations and your potential. That’s why a core aspect of this course requires you to develop your own learning objectives and tailor your studies to your individual area of interest.
an honours degree (typically a 2:1 or higher) in sport and exercise or a related discipline
if you have worked in the sport and exercise field, you can also be considered as eligible for this course
all applicants will be interviewed
Are you an international student?
you´ll need an honours degree (typically a 2:1 or higher) in sport and exercise or a related discipline. If English is not your first language, you´ll need to provide evidence of your proficiency.
You will study the following modules:
Sport and Exercise Negotiated Module
This module enables you to work to a bespoke learning contract where you will develop your specialist knowledge in an area of sport and exercise of your choice. It will involve learning from a variety of sources including teaching sessions, work experience, practical laboratory work, critical analysis of literature, or a combination of these.
You’ll be introduced to the planning, management, and funding aspects of research and the art of thesis writing. You will also gain skills in research leadership, research ethics, successfully publishing and exhibiting research and information literacy.
This online module will give you an introduction to qualitative and quantitative research methods applied to a sport and exercise scenario and your area of research.
You will plan, design, organise, gain ethics approval for, and conduct your own independent research. You’ll then write a report consisting of 10,000–15,000 words, followed by a viva voce discussion.
After completing this postgraduate course, you’ll be in a great position to secure a variety of jobs within sport and exercise. You could gain work as an applied practitioner in sport and exercise sciences, work within commercial sport and in a range of professional clubs in a variety of roles.
Alternatively, you could undertake further study into the area through a PGCE, a PhD or go on to study physiotherapy or public health.