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undergraduate

Degree

Bachelor of Science - Human Nutritional Sciences

undergraduate

Degree

Bachelor of Science - Human Nutritional Sciences

Quick facts

  • Annual tuition (2023)

    $21,000 CAD

  • Application fee

    $120 CAD

  • Duration

    4 years

  • PGWP

    3 years

  • Min GPA

    70 out of 100

Highlights
Practical laboratories
Research Project

These are mandatory and all come with course.

Options
Practicum

These items are optional and you can choose them as you wish after applying for the course.

Deadlines

Term start& deadline Deadline
Fall-September 01-March-2024 2024-03-01
Fall-September 01-March-2025 2025-03-01
Fall-September 01-March-2026 2026-03-01

Overview

Bachelor of Science - Human Nutritional Sciences

The Human Nutritional Sciences program at Manitoba focuses on the impact of nutrition on every level of human life—from molecules and metabolism to global populations. 

The program explores how nutrition applies to different human needs and lifestyles, the importance of nutrition to community health and the role nutrition plays in preventing and managing disease.

The Bachelor of Science (Human Nutritional Sciences) is a four-year program with three program options available:

  • Nutrition Option: Learn about the role of nutrition in health promotion and disease prevention. Optional to build in dietetics preparation courses to apply for dietetic practicums and become a Registered Dietitian.
  • Foods Option: Learn how to develop food products that promote health and increase the competitiveness of the food production, processing and marketing industries.
  • Food Industry Option: Explore the ways health and nutrition impact the food industry by concentrating your studies on quality assurance, food product development or food industry management.

Dietetic practicum

Students taking the nutrition option have the opportunity to complete pre-professional requirements to apply for dietetic internships, medicine, law and dentistry. 

Students completing courses for dietetic preparation can meet the educational requirements to qualify for dietetic internship and membership with the College of Dietitians of Manitoba or dietetic colleges in Canadian provinces.

Estimate your cost

Residency
Count of person

$30,714

Total costs

yearly

Details


Cost of living 1 person $8,316
Accommodation 1 bed room $9,714
Tuition 1 person $21,000

Hourly wage

Min wage

15.30 CAD / 1 hour

in Canada every student can work 20 hour per week

Required documents

  • Transcripts and course information from previous studies
  • Proof of English language proficiency
  • A personal statement about your goals for the program
  • A portfolio of your previous work (If required)
  • An audition or interview (If required)
  • Reference contact information (If required)
  • VISA and Passport

Language requirements

GRE
not required
GMAT
not required

IELTS

6.5
6
listening
6
writing
6
speaking
6
reading

TOEFL

86
20
listening
20
writing
20
speaking
20
reading

PTE

58
-
listening
-
writing
-
speaking
-
reading

Cambridge

180
-
listening
-
writing
-
speaking
-
reading
Language pathway (conditional offer) is available

Intensive Academic English Program (IAEP):

LevelEntry RequirementLead toFees
Level 5
  • 5.5 (Academic) or higher in the International English Language Testing System (IELTS).
  • 5.5 (Academic) or higher in the International English Language Testing System Indicator (IELTS Indicator)
  • Minimum 16 in each component and 70 overall on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL iBT or TOEFL iBT Home Edition)
  • 50 or higher in the Canadian Academic English Language Assessment (CAEL)
  • 45 Pearson Test of English (PTE)
  • Duolingo English Test (95 and above)
undergraduate studies, graduate studies, and certificate programs$328 per week

 


Academic background and requirement

General entrance requirement: 

High school diploma with 5 full credits at the senior level. 

Note: In cases where the number of eligible applicants exceeds the available spaces, applicants will require higher averages than stipulated to be successful in the admissions competition.

  • Manitoba high school graduation including 5 full credits at the Grade 12 level in courses designated S, G, or U
  • A minimum average of 70% over the following courses, with no less than 60% in each course:
    • English 40S
    • Applied Mathematics 40S or Pre-Calculus Mathematics 40S
    • Two academic 40S courses

 

GPA:

China: Upper Middle School Graduation Certificate (中國語文)

High school diploma with 5 full credits at the senior level. 

An equivalent minimum average of 70% over the following senior-level courses, with no less than 60% in each course: 

• English • Senior Level Mathematics or Pre-Calculus Mathematics • A third academic course • A fourth academic course

 

India: Higher Secondary Certificate (HSC) / Intermediate Certificate / All India Senior School Certificate

General entrance requirement: General Certificate of Education (GCE) with a minimum of two courses at the Advanced (A) level, and three courses at the GCSE/IGCSE/Ordinary (O) level. 

An equivalent minimum average of C (70%) over the following courses (at least two courses at the A level), with no less than D (60%) in each course: • English • Mathematics • A third academic course • A fourth academic course

Career opportunities

  • Registered Dietitian
  • Clinical Nutritionist
  • Public Health Nutritionist
  • Nutrition Educator
  • Food and Nutrition Consultant
  • Research Scientist in Nutrition
  • Wellness Program Coordinator

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