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Degree

Master of Science in Applied Human Nutrition

About the program

  • 13,304 CAD

    Tuition
  • 1 year

    Years of study
  • 1 year

    PGWP Duration
  • 3 out of 4

    Minimum required GPA
Included
Thesis
optional
Internship
Practicum

DeadLines

START & DEADLINE TERM DEADLINE APPLICATION
Fall-September 31-January-2023 31-January-2023

Master of Science in Applied Human Nutrition

The Master of Science in Applied Human Nutrition program provides students with the opportunity for advanced level study in nutrition, emphasising issues related to community nutrition, food and human nutrition

The program explores the theoretical foundations of nutrition through critical reflection on current research and practice within the discipline and drawing from other related disciplines.

The Master of Science in Applied Human Nutrition comprises three and a half units of coursework and one and a half units of thesis research.

Students seeking registration as a professional dietitian and who meet Partnership for Dietetic Education and Practice (PDEP) undergraduate competencies may also apply to the Internship Education Program when they apply to the Master of Science Applied Human Nutrition program. 

The Internship Education Program enables students to build on theoretical knowledge and internship experiences to fulfil the competencies required by PDEP to reach entry-level professional dietetic competence.

Students who are not seeking registration as professional dietitians may apply for the Food and Nutrition Practicum Program during their study in the Master of Science Applied Human Nutrition program.

Smart Cost Estimator

Count of person
Accommodation

$25,472

Total costs

yearly

$7,260

Cost of living

1 person

$4,908

Accommodation

1 bed room

$13,304

Tuition

1 person

Academic Requirements

Students normally have completed an undergraduate degree in nutrition, dietetics, foods or related fields, e.g. health sciences, kinesiology, biology, biochemistry, health promotion/education, and nursing

Credit in the following undergraduate courses will normally be required: applied statistics; biochemistry; physiology; sociology, psychology or communications; and 3000 or 4000 level human nutrition. 

Where there are deficiencies, additional undergraduate coursework (achieving a minimum grade of B) may be necessary in advance of graduate study.

Required documents

  • Statement of Intent
  • Confirmation of completion of a PDEP accredited undergraduate dietetic program
  • Two-page research proposal
  • Two-page description of research interest(s)
  • Two letters of reference (academic references)
  • Official transcript
  • Language proficiency test
  • Passport

Language Requirements

GRE
GMAT

IELTS

7
7
listening
7
writing
7
speaking
7
reading

TOEFL

93
23
listening
23
writing
23
speaking
23
reading

PTE

-
listening
-
writing
-
speaking
-
reading

Cambridge

-
listening
-
writing
-
speaking
-
reading
Language pathway (conditional offer) is available

Students conditionally admitted to a graduate program of study, who have an IELTS score between 6.5 and 6.9 or the equivalent, will be required to successfully complete the Graduate Preparatory Program (GPP)

The GPP is designed to ensure that incoming graduate students have a high level of English language proficiency and a strong orientation to Canadian academic culture. 

The GPP consists of an intensive term-long 15 hour/week program offered by the International Education Centre (IEC) and an undergraduate academic course

The course is determined by the Graduate Admissions Committee for the student’s intended program of study and indicated on the student’s data form. This course is normally taken concurrently with the IEC program.


Career Opportunities

  • Public health nutrition specialist
  • Nutrition program manager
  • Research coordinator
  • Regional/public/international health agencies worker
  • Regulatory affairs specialist

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