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Nutrition, Exercise and Health
Nutrition, Exercise and Health BSc (Hons)
Nutrition, Exercise and Health BSc (Hons)

Nutrition, Exercise and Health BSc (Hons)

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  • Level:3-Year Bachelor's Degree
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirements

English Requirements

  • ​IELTS with an overall score of 6.0 and at least 5.5  in each component 
  • PTE 56 with no less than 51 in each skill.

Course Information

This course has been specifically mapped to the National Occupational Standards or Professional Standards for practice as a qualified exercise professional in response to the growing number of job opportunities in the health and fitness industry such as exercise on referral schemes. The nutrition strand is mapped to the five core competency requirements for registration as an Associate Nutritionist (ANutr) with the Association for Nutrition (AfN). In addition, the knowledge and skills obtained through successful completion of the course are readily transferable to the wider sport, leisure and health and wellbeing industry.

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Year 1 (national level 4):

  • Academic and Professional Skills (20 credits)
  • Introduction to Sport and Exercise Anatomy (20 credits)
  • Introduction to Sport and Exercise Psychology (20 credits)
  • Introduction to Sport and Exercise Physiology (20 credits)
  • Introduction to Human Nutrition (20 credits)
  • Instructing Health and Fitness (20 credits)

Year 2 (national level 5):

  • Research Design and Analysis (20 credits)
  • Motivating Physical Activity (20 credits)
  • Physiology of Fitness and Training (20 credits)
  • Nutrition Health and Disease (20 credits)
  • Injuries and Rehabilitation (20 credits)
  • Exercise Testing and Prescription (20 credits)

Final year (national level 6):

  • Dissertation (20 credits)
  • Sport and Exercise Physiology (20 credits)
  • Sport and Exercise Nutrition (20 credits)
  • Strength, Conditioning and Prehabilitation (20 credits)
  • Exercise and Diet Behaviour Change (20 credits)
  • Exercise for Special Populations (20 credits)
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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

Potential employers for graduates of this course include sports and leisure companies, recreation services, local authorities, health bodies including the NHS, and schools and colleges.

Job roles include the following (some require further training):

  • Nutrition and Health Advisor
  • Sport and Exercise Nutritionist
  • Dietetics
  • Exercise leader/instructor
  • Physical activity health professional
  • Fitness centre manager
  • Physical Education (PE) teacher
  • You could also progress to further study and a career in research

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

Insurance-Single: 300 GBP/year

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