This popular and market-led Masters programme commenced in 1993 and has an annual intake of 25-30 full-time and part-time students. The programme is highly flexible, allowing students to study part time to suit personal and work commitments or full time. This is achieved through each module being delivered over three consecutive days, followed by eight weeks of campus or home based learning.
Why study this course?
The wide choice of taught modules and development of analytical research skills opens up a diverse range of career opportunities for newly qualified graduates, facilitates progression and professional development for those already in their chosen career, or may help facilitate a career switch for others looking to work in this rapidly expanding area.
Students will develop:
a thorough understanding of the practical application of exercise and nutrition guidelines and theories to practice
a critical understanding of the concepts and controversies in exercise and nutrition science
a scientific and enquiring approach to the study of contemporary exercise and nutrition issues
research skills for the critical investigation of exercise and nutrition topics
* A variety of module options means the programme can be tailored to suit your needs.
* The programme 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 followed by eight weeks of home-based learning. This allows students nationally and internationally to attend the programme.
Course details and online application can be found on the link below: http://www.chester.ac.uk/postgraduate/ens-chester
Students select six from the following modules:
* Exercise and Health
* Sports Nutrition
* Physiology and Physical Performance
* Science of Weight Control
* Nutrition in Health and Disease
* Biochemistry of Metabolism
* Performance Enhancement
* Research Methods and Data Analysis (normally compulsory for MSc students)
The programme is open to candidates with a minimum of a lower second class honours degree in a related subject area, or equivalent professional qualifications. Consideration will also be given to applicants with relevant work experience, background knowledge and skills.