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Exercise and Nutrition Science (Chester) MSc

University of Chester

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    Parkgate Road Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

This course is for those who wish to develop practical skills and apply their expertise in this rewarding area of study.

Course overview

Our course is aimed at health professionals and graduates who wish to extend their knowledge, develop practical skills and apply their expertise in this popular area of study. It is also designed to help facilitate a career switch for others to work in the field of exercise and nutrition.

The ENS course was established in 1993 and its content is mapped against the competencies of nationally recognised professional bodies such as the Sport and Exercise Nutrition Register (SENr), Register for Exercise Professionals (REPs) and the International Society for the Advancement of Kinanthropometry (ISAK). It is characterised by its multidisciplinary approach to the study of nutrition in relation to exercise and sport, is academically stimulating with an applied focus and is underpinned by evidence-based practice.

A key feature of this course is the application of theory to practice and in addition to the lectures, there are practical sessions, workshops and the opportunity to undertake a placement within a health, sport or exercise setting.

Why study this course with us?

The MSc is delivered by a team of leading-edge academics and national/international leaders in exercise and nutrition. This enables graduates to leave with the most up-to-date level of knowledge.

The key features of our course are:

  • The course is aligned with the competencies required for Graduate Registration on the Sport and Exercise Nutrition Register (SENr)*
  • Opportunity for a placement in the exercise, health and sport industries
  • Opportunity to gain the REPs accredited Gym Level 1 and 2 qualifications
  • Choice of Research Project – individually led, work related, or as part of a current University research programme
  • Internationally renowned Guest Speakers on modules
  • Flexible course structure – modules delivered in three-day blocks every eight weeks.

*Application for SENr course endorsement in progress. Students who successfully complete this MSc and who also have an appropriate undergraduate degree are still eligible to apply for SENr Graduate Registration independently of course endorsement.

The course is highly flexible, allowing you to study full time or part time to suit your personal and work commitments. Flexibility is achieved through the delivery of modules over three-day blocks (see our Timetable 2018/19) followed by eight weeks of campus- or home-based learning. This allows students nationally and internationally to attend the course.

Our course is delivered by a team of experienced academics and also practitioners who work in high-profile areas.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 12,450per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Chester

  • University League Table

    94th

  • Campus address

    University of Chester, Parkgate Road, Chester, Cheshire, CH1 4BJ, England

With over 19,000 students from 130 countries, the university provides a diverse, vibrant and safe location for a growing number of international students.
Students can choose from a comprehensive range of over 500 courses across all levels, taught at specialist sites with modern facilities.
Courses promote practical learning to enhance employability, with industry placements or overseas opportunities from five weeks to one year.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    17th out of 39 1

    28th out of 84 11

  • Entry standards

    / Max 171
    121 57%

    22nd

    7
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    90 90%

    7th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.63 73%

    37th

    3
  • Entry standards

    / Max 203
    127 64%

    41st

    23
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    75 75%

    21st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.33 87%

    11th

    2

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