Department of Sport, Exercise and Nutrition

The Department of Sport, Exercise and Nutrition is a dynamic, research-active department focused on the latest scientific evidence from the sport, exercise and nutrition fields. We offer a range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.

Each of our BSc (Hons) programmes have work place modules to ensure that students get exposure to real-life settings. The ethos of our programmes is practical, hands-on, applied delivery with an industry focus. 

Courses in this department are as follows:

Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Public Health Nutrition

Bachelor of Science (Hons) in Sport and Exercise Science

MSc in Nutrition and Sensory Science

MSc in Sport & Clinical Biomechanics

MSc in Strength and Conditioning

MSc in Applied Sport and Exercise Nutrition


Contact Details:

Department of Sport, Exercise and Nutrition 
Head of Department
Dr Lisa Ryan

Tel: +353 (0)91 742556
Email: Dr Lisa Ryan

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