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  • An Overview of NUMSS Admissions to Master of Science in Sports Nutrition - MSc (SN) Program

    Thank you for your interest in the one year full time (2 semesters) online on-demand sports nutrition degree program of National University of Medical Sciences. Our Admissions department is eager to help you in any way we can. We invite you to contact NUMSS and ask us any questions you may have. All sports nutrition classes are online & in English. The lectures are available on-demand online through internet or they may be watched on a TV screen by using a portable hard drive that could be shipped to students. Campus attendance is not required for the MSc (SN) program and students from every corner of the world are eligible to apply and study at the comfort of their homes.


    Why Study Sports Nutrition?

    NUMSS master’s degree program in sports nutrition combines the fields of health and nutrition with fitness. Students learn ways to prevent injuries and provide treatment through nutrition programs. Master’s degree graduates can land careers that focus on athletic performance and prevention of chronic diseases. Sports nutrition master’s degree program teaches students how to measure metabolism, develop menus and create nutritional programs in order to prevent or accommodate injuries. Students also learn to customize specific training needs to improve physical perf ormance in athletics. Weight loss and weight gain topics are discussed in detail.

    Nutritional medicine is a new field in medicine that includes clinical nutrition but is wider in scope, covering aspects of nutrition via the role it plays in illness, wellbeing, lifecycle and ageing. The program is delivered by leading experts at the cutting edge of nutritional research and practice, providing evidence-based teaching with an applied approach. No equivalent program exists elsewhere outside the UK at present.

    Students will gain a deep understanding of the complex relationships between nutrition and diseases. They will learn to take a critical and scholarly approach to theory, practice, literature and research findings, resulting in a greater understanding of the range and potential of the nutritional management of disease.

    This program prepares graduates to practice in a wide range of clinical, consulting and industry settings. The program emphasizes an integrative approach to healthcare.


    Why Choose to Study Sports Nutrition at NUMSS?

    Because National University of Medical Sciences offers the most affordable online on-demand MSc program in Sports Nutrition. This program is ideal for the working health professionals as they will have the flexibility to study at the time they wish without leaving home. As there is no need to attend a classroom, they can watch the lectures at the comfort of their homes. Students f rom anywhere in the world can earn a MSc in Sports Nutrition without spending a large sum on the costs associated with daily travel. NUMSS MSc (SN) program tuition is kept low to make the program affordable to all students.


    Admission Prerequisites

    The prerequisite to enter the Master of Science (MSc) in Sports Nutrition is having a bachelor of science in osteopathy or a Doctor of Osteopathy (DO). This MSc (SN) program cannot be taken as a dual degree program with the BSc or DO, however it can be taken as a dual degree program with any other master’s degree program offered by NUMSS. The grade 3 students (doctors & physiotherapists) are able to complete the Bachelor of Science in Osteopathy in 6 months and the Doctor of Osteopathy in 1year. Grade 2 students (with previous health education) can earn the BSc in osteopathy degree in 1 year and the DO degree in 2 years. Grade 1 students (with no prior health education) need to study 3 years to obtain the BSc in Osteopathy & 4 years to obtain the DO.


    Curriculum for the Master of Science in Sports Nutrition (1 year FT, 1280 hours total - 640 hours per semester)

    1st year (1st semester) 1st year (2nd semester)
    SN501 Fundamentals of Sports Nutrition SD502 Sports Specific Diets
    NF501 Nutrition, Fitness & wellness ER502 Post Exercise Recovery
    WM501 Weight Management MG502 Muscle Gain Strategies
    NE501 Nutrition & Ergogenic Aids CS502 Nutrition for Competitive Sports
    SS501 Nutritional Sport Supplements TH502 Thesis & Research project