Supports fitness, health, and elite performance with our Sport and Exercise Nutrition degree
Explore relationships between nutrition and physical performance with our inter-disciplinary Sport and Exercise Nutrition degree. You will develop solid foundations in theory and practical skills, covering topics like:
- macronutrients and micronutrients
- social psychology
Our Sport and Exercise BSc is designed in line with the Sports and Exercise Nutrition Register’s (SENR) guidelines. Therefore, you will build crucial knowledge and skills for future employment.
You will have access to our world-class sports facilities, and British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences (BASES) accredited labs, such as:
Outstanding teaching and support
St Mary’s has an exceptional reputation for sport, and we strive to continually improve this and our excellent teaching standards. You will learn from sport nutrition practitioners and academics, enabling you to apply theory to practical environments.
Our lecturers are devoted to your personal and professional growth. Our student, Aikaterini, tells us she was “always encouraged and fully supported”.
You can complete internships at clubs where you'll work directly with athletes. As a result, you'll enhance your skills, network, and employability.
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The modules listed below are the modules that were available to students in the 2022/23 academic year and are illustrative of what may be offered for 2023/24.
Please note: it is possible that a module listed on the website will not be able to run due to reasons beyond our control. For more information please refer to our course information disclaimer.
We will make you an offer if you are within the tariff band range and you meet subject-specific requirements (where applicable).
For undergraduate programmes we will take into account subjects studied at Level 3, your GCSEs (or equivalent) profile, relevant non-academic achievements outlined in your personal statement, references, and your motivation for study.
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International students should check our country-specific pages for equivalents. If English is not your first language you will need to achieve an IELTS score of 6.0 overall with no less than 5.5 in any section (or equivalent).
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Fees & funding
*Please note: these fees are annual and may increase in line with inflation each year subject to the Government's review of Higher Education Funding.
Information about tuition fees, student loans, and funding your studies can be found within our fees and funding section.
Your tuition fees will cover the cost of all mandatory elements of your programme.
Additional costs could be incurred depending on optional modules chosen and other projects undertaken.
For further information about additional costs please see our additional costs webpage.
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A guide to your living costs has been created by our Student Funding Team.
Accommodation costs vary depending on whether you opt for an en suite room and on-site catering. Take a look at our accommodation options and the prices you can expect to pay.
How the degree is taught
Contact time - 48%
Independent study - 52%
*Contact time includes 28% of guided learning
You'll be taught on our beautiful and historic campus located in Twickenham, London.
The modular structure of the degree allows you to tailor your degree to suit your needs and ambitions. We are committed to providing the very best teaching and look to continually use new, innovative approaches alongside more traditional methods.
Each module will be supported by an electronic learning site containing resources, distance learning materials, learning forums and feedback areas. This electronic learning site is considered to be an important component of course delivery and will help to foster a cohesive and scholarly community among students.
Class sizes tend to be around 20 students.
We use a wide range of assessments that helps develop key skills for both academic and employability purposes. Assessment methods include essays, poster presentations, web-based assessments, oral presentations, and practical and written exams.
We adhere to the university’s policy of providing feedback on assessments within 15 working days.
With our Sport and Exercise Nutrition degree, you will gain essential transferrable skills, such as communication, critical thinking, and collaboration.
You can also contact our Career Services at email@example.com for further information on work and postgraduate opportunities.
Some examples of job roles and areas of work for graduates of Sport and Exercise Nutrition BSc (Hons) include:
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