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bachelor

Degree

Bachelor of Science in Human Nutritional Sciences

bachelor

Degree

Bachelor of Science in Human Nutritional Sciences

Quick facts

  • Tuition

    19,700 CAD

  • Application fee

    120 CAD

  • Years of study

    4 years

  • PGWP Duration

    3 years

  • Min required GPA

    70 out of 100

optional
Practicum

Deadlines

Term start & deadline Deadline
Fall-September 01-March-2022 01-March-2022

Overview

Bachelor of Science in Human Nutritional Sciences

The Human Nutritional Sciences program includes foundation courses in basic sciences, fundamental courses in metabolic and applied nutrition, and applied courses in food utilization and management with an overall emphasis in human nutrition in any of the options that are available. 

Students will master key competencies in specializations in nutrition, foods or the food industry. All students receive a solid theoretical foundation in both food and nutritional sciences. 

Topics of study include energy and exercise, nutrients and nutritional supplements, food labels and health claims, diet and disease prevention, nutrient metabolism and disease states, nutrient requirements and diet evaluation, nutrition education and dietary change, and food quality and ingredient technology. 

Practicum

Each option provides students with the opportunity to complete a practicum course in a setting related to the field of study. Students will interact with professionals in the field, completing projects related to an area of academic interest. 

The Food Industry option provides an extensive practicum based in the food industry. Students are required to complete 280 hours of work-based experience as part of the training to meet the need for skilled staff and managers in the food industry.

Smart cost estimator

Count of person
Accommodation

$30,704

Total costs

yearly

$6,792

Cost of living

1 person

$4,212

Accommodation

1 bed room

$19,700

Tuition

1 person

Academic requirements

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

China:

Upper Middle School Graduation Certificate

India:

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

Iran:

Peesh-daneshgahii (Pre-University year certificate)

Required documents

1- Transcripts and course information from previous studies 
2- Proof of English language proficiency
3- A personal statement about your goals for the program
4- A portfolio of your previous work

5- An audition or interview (If required)

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

The English Language Centre (ELC) at the University of Manitoba (UM) offers the full-time Intensive Academic English Program (IAEP). 

If the student does not meet the English Language Proficiency requirement for their program of interest, the student can take advantage of this program to obtain the Academic English language skills needed to complete a degree.

Minimum score required: Pass Level 5/AEPUCE (Academic English Program for University and College Entrance)

Level 5

Also known as the Academic English Program for University and College Entrance (AEPUCE), Level 5 is designed to prepare students for admission to the University of Manitoba. 

Students who successfully pass Level 5 meet the English Language Proficiency requirements of most programs at the University of Manitoba, the University of Winnipeg and Red River College.

If you have already achieved one of these minimum test scores, you may be eligible to enter Level 5 of the IAEP directly:

  • 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) for Spring/Summer and Fall 2021 applications
  • Minimum 16 in each component and 70 overall on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL)
  • 3.5 Listening, 3.5 Reading and 3.5 Writing in the Canadian Test of English for Scholars and Trainees (CanTEST)*
  • 50 or higher in the Canadian Academic English Language Assessment (CAEL)

Career opportunities

  • Food Product and Recipe Development
  • Pharmaceutical Sales Rep
  • Dietitian
  • Sensory Research Scientist
  • Health Educator

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