Objectives and competences

One of the emerging professional opportunities for health professionals is in the world of sport. In order to effectively perform their duties, professionals and experts in sports nutrition consultancy require both the technical and cross-disciplinary skills that students acquire in this master's degree. The main aim is to train professionals in the area of sports nutrition with a high degree of expertise so that they can offer a highly qualified professional service.

Basic information

TypePostgraduate courses
CertificateLifelong learning master's degree certificate
Faculty or schoolFacultat de Medicina i Ciències de la Salut
Branch of knowledge
  • Physical activity and sports sciences
  • Physiotherapy, podiatry, nutrition and dietetics, occupational therapy, optics and optometry, and speech therapy
  • Nursing
Mode of deliveryFace-to-face
Length of course1 academic year
Language(s) of instructionSpanish
Enrolment fee:First year: 3.600,00 €
An increase of 10% is applied to the price, up to a maximum of € 70, as administration fee
In-company placement(s):Yes
Classes begin:17/10/2024
Master's degree course homepage http://www.ub.edu/campusalimentacio/es/master_nutricion_deporte.html
ManagmentFusté Domínguez, Ester
Open pre-enrolmentYes
Lead to doctoral studiesNo
Admission for applicants not holding a degree qualification:No

Objectives and competences


- Learn to educate sportspersons and their environment in proper eating habits.
- Acquire the knowledge and skills to create and recommend appropriate diets for sports practice during training, pre-competition, competition and post-competition, taking into account the specific requirements of individual athletes.
- Acquire knowledge and skills necessary to develop and recommend patterns in supplementation and hydration in sports.

Access and admission

Applicant profile and access requirements

Recommended applicant profile

Graduates, holders of diplomas or pre-EHEA bachelor's degrees in health and sports sciences: dietetics and nutrition, pharmacy, medicine, biology, physical activity and sports sciences, nursing, physiotherapy, biomedical sciences, food science and technology, etc.

Access requirements and conditions



11/05/2024 10/09/2024

Contact us

Faculty or school where the course is taught

Address:1. Campus Bellvitge 2.Campus Alimentació Torribera
1. Feixa llarga S/N
2. Edifici La Masia Av. Prat de la Riba 171
08907 - 1.Hospitalet Llobreg 2.S.Coloma Gramenet
Email address:jaumegimenez@ub.edu
Observations:Some sessions may be held in the facilities of the other organizations involved in teaching the course: Bellvitge Campus, Torribera Campus, CAR Sant Cugat, INEFC Barcelona. The master's degree is provided in collaboration with several universities and private business, which encourages the exchange of knowledge between the academic world and the workplace.

For further enquiries

Address:Jaume Giménez Sánchez
Campus de Bellvitge - Pavelló de Govern
C/ Feixa Llarga S/N Universitat de Barcelona
08907 - L'Hospitalet de Llobregat
Email address:jaumegimenez@ub.edu
Observations:Enrolment takes place at the Torribera Campus Secretary's Office. Sandra Galtés; masters.campusalimentacio@ub.edu). Information and support for students is provided by Nutritional Coaching. The contact person is Jaume Giménez (932 503 858 or 601 203 709).