Diploma in Nutrition for Sport and Exercise Course Overview
This course is targeted towards individuals who have an interest in the role that nutrition plays in the successful attainment of sports and exercise goals. With the increase in levels of obesity in the developed world, and concurrently with marketing strategies actively encouraging us all to have the “body beautiful”, there exists a paradox between the illusion and reality. This course is targeted at the learner who has an interest in the key role nutrition plays in sports and exercise management, be it either on a personal development perspective or from a career development perspective.
Participants will be introduced to the area of food science and the theoretical frameworks behind same. The emerging of supplementation is examined as is the area of nutrition research. The concepts and effects of hydration, dehydration and associated thermal stress are examined in a practical manner. Students are introduced to key concepts in performance and recovery enhancement.
What are my Career Prospects with the Diploma in Nutrition for Sport and Exercise?
The course has been designed to be of interest to participants who are have an interest in, but no formal qualification or training in, the area of nutrition in sports and exercise management. It also offers the student the opportunity to attain his/her own personal development goals. It can also introduce students to the business area of Nutrition in sports segment as participants may, on completion, consider progressing to the BA (Hons) in Sports Management and Development.
How long is the course?
The Diploma in Nutrition for Sport and Exercise runs for 11 weeks (part-time), one evening per week from 6.30-9.30pm
To be awarded the Diploma in Nutrition for Sport and Exercise participants will be required to successfully complete a group presentation on course content from a list of topics.
What are the Diploma in Nutrition for Sport and Exercise course fees?
The course fee is €700
What do I get for my fee?
- Full set of bound notes
- Access to your online student portal (view student portal site)
- Content Expert Lecturer
- Excellent college learning and information facilities (view college photos)
I would like to apply. What should I do?
Direct application can be made using the Apply Online option above