Master’s Degree “Upgrade” Options

A number of universities now accept the successful completion of the IOPN Diploma in Performance Nutrition as partial fulfilment of the requirements required to be awarded a master’s degree.

Guru Performance Institute students

The following institutions offer IOPN Diploma in Performance Nutrition graduates eligibility to apply and upgrade to a master’s degree:

Master of Science (MSc) in Sport and Exercise Nutrition, University of Roehampton, UK

The University of Roehampton accepts the IOPN Diploma in Performance Nutrition as partial fulfilment of the requirements for their MSc in Sport and Exercise Nutrition. The MSc degree can be completed mainly via distance learning with some laboratory sessions provided on campus. IOPN Diploma graduates will need to complete 100 (or *120) credits beyond the IOPN Diploma via the following 3 to 4 modules (to be determined* upon review of your application) in order to achieve the final award of MSc in Sport and Exercise Nutrition:

  • Advanced Laboratory & Applied Skills – Exercise & Nutritional Sciences (20 credits / blended learning)
  • Research Methods (20 credits / distance learning)
  • Research Dissertation (60 credits / distance learning)
  • *Current Topics in Exercise Physiology (Optional additonal module: 20 credits / blended learning)

*Additional / Optional Module (will typically be required for those with little to no exercise physiology in prior education and/or optionally added to strengthen the resume for those looking to achieve professional registration via SENr, AfN etc) in those without relevant (i.e. BSc in Sport and Exercise Science) undergraduate degrees.

For a detailed overview of the modules (including assessment details) please download: “SES Nutrition PG MSc Modules PDF”

Please note that applications will be considered on an individual basis.

Contact: Dr Richard Mackenzie richard.mackenzie@roehampton.ac.uk
Website: https://www.roehampton.ac.uk/postgraduate-courses/sport-and-exercise-nutrition/

Master of Research (MRes) in Sport and Exercise Science, University of Roehampton, UK

The University of Roehampton accepts the IOPN Diploma in Performance Nutrition as partial fulfilment of the requirements for their MRes in Sport and Exercise Science. The MRes degree can be completed 100% via distance learning, although students can visit the campus to access laboratories and equipment. IOPN Diploma graduates will need to complete 140 credits beyond the IOPN Diploma via the following 2 modules in order to achieve the final award of MRes in Sport and Exercise Science:

  • Research Methods (20 credits / distance learning)
  • Research Dissertation (120 credits / distance learning)

For a detailed overview of the modules (including assessment details) please download: “SES Nutrition PG MSc Modules PDF”

Please note that whilst your exit degree award title will state “MRes in Sport and Exercise Science”, you will specialise in Performance Nutrition via your individual Dissertation Research project.

Please note that applications will be considered on an individual basis!

Contact: Dr Richard Mackenzie richard.mackenzie@roehampton.ac.uk
Website: https://www.roehampton.ac.uk/postgraduate-courses/sport-and-exercise-science-pathways-in-biomechanics-physiology-or-psychology-mres/

 

MSc/MRes Program Leaders: Looking to Partner with the IOPN?

If you are the program leader of a relevant master’s degree program and you would like to partner with the IOPN please contact Dr Laurent Bannock to discuss this further.