The Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Human Nutrition (Thesis) offered by the School of Human Nutrition in the Faculty of Agricultural & Environmental Sciences is a research-intensive program that emphasizes innovative and specialized learning opportunities. The program's objective is to equip students with skills in literature review, resourceful thinking, and academic writing to either continue their studies or pursue professional opportunities.
Keywords: clinical nutrition, metabolism, public health nutrition, nutritional epidemiology, nutrigenomics, global food security, Indigenous populations, nutritional biochemistry, health inequities
Unique Program Features
- The program is suitable for students with an undergraduate degree in nutritional sciences, exercise physiology, kinesiology, food science, biochemistry, medicine, or another closely related field;
- Faculty members are experts in a broad range of academic disciplines in the area of nutrition research which makes for a dynamic setting to advance in nutritional knowledge. These research areas include clinical, community, and international nutrition as well as molecular and cellular nutrition;
- Graduates have pursued successful careers in research, international health agencies, government agencies, and industry.
University-Level Admission Requirements
- An eligible Bachelor's degree with a minimum 3.0 GPA out of a possible 4.0 GPA
- English-language proficiency
Each program has specific admission requirements including required application documents. Please visit the program website for more details.
|Intake||Applications Open||Application Deadline - International||Application Deadline - Domestic (Canadian, Permanent Resident of Canada)|
|FALL||September 15||January 15||January 15|
|WINTER||February 15||June 1||September 1|
Note: Application deadlines are subject to change without notice. Please check the application portal for the most up-to-date information.