What are the progression opportunities?

IOPN Diploma

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This qualification has been created to help students start their careers in professional sporting organisations, develop their own sports nutrition consultancy practice, or move onto equivalent (Level 7) or higher levels of academia.

After successfully completing the qualification, students have gone on to:

  • Seek employment as a sport and exercise nutritionist with a sporting governing body, national institute, professional sports team, or within an Olympic/Paralympic sport.

  • Establish a private practice as a sport and exercise nutrition consultant, advising individual professional athletes, team sports and recreational clients.

  • Further their studies by completing a Masters in Sport and Exercise Nutrition or PhD or DProf in Sports Nutrition.

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