The University of Central Lancashire

Nutrition and Exercise Science

Preston Campus
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Rank: 70 (The Complete University Guide)

Location: Preston Campus


Study mode full-time

Degree: Masters

Start Date: 2021/09/01

Duration: 12 months

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From both teaching and research perspectives, the University of Central Lancashire is regarded as a leader in the field of Nutrition and Exercise sciences, and the MSc in Nutrition and Exercise Sciences is delivered by an experienced blend of researchers and applied practitioners, ensuring that the course enhances practical skills and competencies.The MSc in Nutrition and Exercise Sciences led by Dr Jonathan Sinclair, represents an intellectually stimulating and vocationally important course that is thoroughly reinforced by evidence-based practice, focusing on the study of applied nutrition in sport and exercise. Throughout the course you will be taught contemporary nutrition and exercise sciences concepts, whilst developing the fundamental practitioner skills required for employment in applied nutrition practice and research.


Entry requirements

2:2 Hons degree or equivalent degree associated with sport and exercise and or nutritional sciences. Other subject areas may be considered from students interested in a new area of study IELTS: 6.5 with no subscore lower than 6.0

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IELTS: 6.0

Notice: This score might not be totally accurate. It is the default IELTS grade for The University of Central Lancashire.

About this university

International students

There are an average of 2,000 international students attending the university from over 100 countries, often due to the range of international partnerships in place. There is a dedicated International Office that are available to help with matters such as the application process, visas and immigration advice and even help with coming to live in the city. There are a number of special international events held during the year to help students feel at home and learn about the larger community as well as with ties to their own cultures. The Student Union is the heart of activities outside the classroom as well as offer advice and representation for its members. It operates a two floor bar that has a number of well known music acts having performed there as well as another bar next door that is open every day during term time. There are some 35 different sports clubs on offer for students with many using the sports centre on campus. They take part in the BUCS leagues and also use the UCLan Sports Arena two miles from campus. There are also motor racing societies that run a team called UCLAN Racing. Student run media includes a newspaper called Pluto and there are numerous societies such as arts, interest and culture and faith based.

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