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Sports dietetics

Field of study:
Dietetics
Type:
Graduate (Master)
Field of study:
Duration of study:
2 years (4 semesters)
Mode:
full-time
Now also available online
Obtained title:
master
Language:
English | Polish
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Why choose this field of study?

Are you committed to becoming a registered dietitian and wish to receive a thorough education? Perhaps you already work in a field related to health and nutrition and are looking to expand your knowledge and gain new, practical skills? Graduate studies in Dietetics at the University of Economics and Human Sciences in Warsaw are an excellent choice for those who want to acquire advanced knowledge based on the latest research and clinical practice, but also on the realities of the job market and the actual needs of patients and clients who use dietetic services. We focus on thorough preparation of our graduates for professional activity – the curriculum includes numerous laboratories and workshops that teach the application of modern methods and tools necessary in dietetic practice.

By choosing to specialize in Sports Dietetics at UEHS, you will join a group of highly sought-after professionals who share their knowledge and expertise with professional athletes and coaches, but also with others. The services of sports nutritionists are also increasingly utilized by amateur athletes as part of the development of their athletic ambitions, which requires conscious and long-term nutritional planning under the guidance of a professional. Importantly, as a graduate of this program, you will also gain the competence to disseminate factual knowledge and preventive health care in public spaces and social media. Note: Candidates with at least a bachelor’s degree in dietetics are encouraged to enroll in the master’s degree program in dietetics, as well as related programs in health sciences or food technology.
To learn more about the second specialization conducted as part of the program, visit: Psychodietetics at UEHS.

Sports dietetics, graduate studies – what sets us apart?

  • You will gain comprehensive knowledge of sports dietetics and learn to put it into practice.
  • You will develop the communication, interpersonal, and business skills that are necessary for the position of a sports nutrition professional.
  • You will receive valuable work experience through placement and learn about the realities of the profession and the prospects for growth and development.
  • You will develop practical skills in a modern, well-equipped laboratory infrastructure.
  • You will become acquainted with the experienced, open-minded, and dedicated faculty at UEHS.
  • You will feel the unique cross-cultural atmosphere of our university! (UEHS was recognized as the most internationalized university in Poland by the Perspektywy University Ranking)

Sports dietetics – what can you do after these studies?

With the increase in public awareness of healthy lifestyles, as well as the development of the culture and fitness industry, after completing the Sports Dietetics at UEHS many career options will open up to you.
After graduation, you can open your own dietetic practice or find employment in:

  • sports clubs – professional and amateur;
  • gyms, fitness centers, and other fitness facilities;
  • rehabilitation centers, sports medicine clinics, dietary clinics, nutrition testing facilities, etc.;
  • institutions and foundations related to public health, involved in the promotion of healthy lifestyles and nutrition education;
  • companies that produce specialized food and supplementation for physically active people, as well as diet catering;
  • new media, e.g., as an editor of an industry portal, diet coach, influencer.

Partners

Instytut Biotechnologii Przemysłu Rolno-Spożywczego

This program
is for you if:

You see your future as a nutritionist who supports athletes and people who are physically active.

You are committed to the idea of a healthy lifestyle and would like to have an impact on its implementation and popularization.

You want to gain a master’s degree in dietetics at one of the best non-public universities in Poland.

Programme and structure of studies

GRADUATE STUDIES
(MASTER’S DEGREE)

credits
120 ECTS credits
(European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System)
they last
2 years (4 semesters)
concluded with obtaining
a master’s degree

The master’s program focuses on key issues and topics in the field of nutrition for athletes and people with special dietary needs resulting from intense physical activity. Graduates, after submitting a thesis and obtaining their master’s degrees, are prepared both substantively and practically for professional activities and further development.

ONLINE STUDIES IN DIETETICS AT THE UNIVERSITY OF ECONOMICS AND HUMAN SCIENCES IN WARSAW

Due to the need for students to develop laboratory practical skills, when choosing an online degree program, some classes are also held on-site. The schedule for their implementation will be announced to students well in advance.

FIRST YEAR OF STUDY

During the first year of the graduate studies in Dietetics at UEHS, students focus on deepening their advanced study of the principles of nutrition, food technology, and the methodology of the dietitian’s work.

SEMESTER I
Subject name Cummulative amount of ECTS points Lecture method Cummulative amount of hours (FT/PT)
OHS 0 L 8/8
PUBLIC HEALTH AND EPIDEMIOLOGY 3 L, T 30/20
PHYSICOCHEMICAL AND SENSORY PROPERTIES OF FOOD 4 L, WS 45/24
CONTEMPORARY TRENDS IN FOOD TECHNOLOGY AND NUTRITION 5 L, T 60/32
NUTRITION RESEARCH METHODOLOGY 4 WS 30/16
PRINCIPLES AND ORGANIZATION OF MASS CATERING AND NUTRITION IN HOSPITALS 5 L, LAB 60/32
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SUPPORTING THE DIETICIAN'S WORK 4 L, LAB 45/24
EVIDENCE-BASED DIETETIC PRACTICE (EBM) 5 L, T 60/32
SEMESTER II
Subject name Cummulative amount of ECTS points Lecture method Cummulative amount of hours (FT/PT)
FOREIGN LANGUAGE 2 LEKT 30/16
FOOD AND NUTRITION IN RELATION TO HEALTH AND LIFESTYLE 3 L, T 30/20
PREVENTIVE NUTRITION 4 L, T 45/24
HERBALISM AND PHYTOTHERAPY 3 L 30/16
FORMATION OF EATING BEHAVIORS AND HABITS 3 T 30/16
HEALTH AND NUTRITION EDUCATION 3 T 30/16
BASICS OF CLINICAL NUTRITION 4 L, T 45/24
PRINCIPLES OF KEEPING NUTRITION RECORDS 4 L, T 45/24
GERIATRIC DIETETICS 4 L, T 45/24

L – lecture; T – tutorials; WS – workshops; LAB – labs; D – discussion; LEKT – foreign language classes; PR – practicum/internship; SEM – seminar;

SECOND YEAR OF STUDY

The second year of the program is dedicated to expanding the student’s knowledge with additional specialized topics and courses in the field of Sports Dietetics. Students also complete an internship and a master’s thesis, the defense of which culminates in a master’s degree in dietetics.

SEMESTER III
Subject name Cummulative amount of ECTS points Lecture method Cummulative amount of hours (FT/PT)
FOREIGN LANGUAGE 2 LEKT 30/16
PSYCHOLOGICAL DETERMINANTS OF CONTACT AND RELATIONSHIP WITH THE PATIENT 5 L, T, WS 45/32
DIET THERAPY OF ALLERGIC DISEASES 5 L, T 45/24
DIET THERAPY OF METABOLIC DISEASES 5 L, T 45/24
PHARMACOTHERAPY VS. NUTRITION - EVALUATING DRUG INTERACTIONS WITH FOOD 4 L, T 45/24
SEMINAR 2 SEM 30/16
INTERNSHIP 7 PR 180/180
SEMESTER IV
Subject name Cummulative amount of ECTS points Lecture method Cummulative amount of hours (FT/PT)
FOREIGN LANGUAGE 3 LEKT 30/16
PSYCHOLOGY OF PHYSICAL ACTIVITY AND SPORT 3 L, T 45/24
NUTRITION IN SPORTS AND PHYSICAL ACTIVITY 3 L, WS 60/32
PHYSIOLOGY AND BIOCHEMISTRY OF EXERCISE 3 T 30/16
PERMITTED AND PROHIBITED SUBSTANCES AND METHODS IN SPORTS AND EXERCISE 3 WS 30/16
MEDIA COMMUNICATION - APPLICATIONS IN SPORTS DIETETICS 3 L, WS 45/24
DIPLOMA SEMINAR AND PREPARATION FOR THE DIPLOMA EXAM 5 SEM 30/16
INTERNSHIP 7 PR 180/180

L – lecture; T – tutorials; WS – workshops; LAB – labs; D – discussion; LEKT – foreign language classes; PR – practicum/internship; SEM – seminar;

Tuition fees

Fixed tuition - flexible payments

By choosing to study at UEHS, you can be sure that the tuition fee will not change throughout the duration of your studies. You can pay the tuition fee once for the entire year of study or spread over a semester payment. This allows you to decide how you want to plan your expenses.

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Fees (academic year 2023/2024)

OTHER COUNTRIES
Year of study Annually Per semester*
 
  3800 € 2050 €

*Semester payment is possible from the second year of studies.

EU&OTHER COUNTRIES GROUP
Year of study Annually Per semester*
 
  2800 € 1550 €

*Semester payment is possible from the second year of studies.

EU and other countries group
This group includes citizens of the countries member states of the European Union and the following countries citizens: Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Kyrgyzstan, Latin America, Macedonia, Moldova, Russia, Serbia, Tajikistan, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan.

Other countries
The citizens of all the remaining countries.

Scholarships - easier than you think

scholarship program

While studying at UEHS, you can take advantage of a wide range of financial support from the state budget and European funds, as well as benefit from special discounts with UEHS discount program

You can submit most scholarship applications quickly and easily through your online account.  

Scholarship
The scholarship may be awarded to any student who obtained an average grade not lower than 4.5 in a academic year given.

In the academic year 2022/2023, the University of Economics and Humanities in Warsaw awarded 350 Rector’s Scholarships, ranging from PLN 525 /month to PLN 1025 /month, depending on the average or achievements. For outstanding sport, artistic or scientific achievements, the Scholarship Committee awarded scholarships of PLN 600 /month.

Detailed information on the possibility of applying for the Rector’s Scholarship is available in the “MojeAEH” system.

Sports scholarships

A sports scholarship may be awarded to a student who excels in sport achievements at least national level. In addition we also encourage our students to take part in additional support programs- eg. the National Academic Representation.

Young sportsmen can count on financial support in the amount of PLN 600 /month.

Detailed information on the possibility of applying for sports scholarship is available in the “MojeAEH” system.

Special scholarships for disabled people

A scholarship for people with disabilities may be awarded to a student who has a disability certificate, a disability degree certificate, a ZUS certifying physician’s certificate, a disability group certificate or a certificate of permanent or long-term incapacity to work on a farm.

In the 2022/2023 academic year, depending on the degree of disability, 150 scholarships for people with disabilities were awarded, ranging from PLN 1275 /month to PLN 1575 /month.

Detailed information on the possibility of applying for a scholarship for people with disabilities is available in the “MojeAEH” system.

Allowances

The allowance is a form of emergency financial assistance. Any student who found himself temporarily in a difficult life situation resulting from random events beyond the student’s control can apply for it.The allowance may be granted twice in one academic year, and the allowance is not granted twice for the same random event. Difficult life situations caused by the COVID-19 pandemic are an exception.

In 2021, we granted 40 allowances for a total of PLN 197,200. The allowances, depending on the student’s situation, were paid in the amount of PLN 3,000 to PLN 5,000 at a time.

Detailed information on the possibility of applying for the allowance is available in the “MojeAEH” system.

This is what makes us different

2022/2023 academic year
355 Rector’s Scholarships
179 social scholarships
181 scholarships for people with disabilities

PLN 1,890,289.35 was spent in 2019/2020 on scholarships
PLN 2,911,662.50 was spent in 2020/2021 on scholarships
PLN 4,158,177.00 was spent in 2021/2022 on scholarships
PLN 7,829,950.00 was spent in 2022/2023 on scholarships

Rector’s Scholarship – highest average: 5,44