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Foods and Nutrition, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Charlottetown, Canada
The accredited Foods and Nutrition Bachelor program at the University of Prince Edward Island prepares students for their future, opening doors to careers as sports nutritionists, registered dietitians, food scientists, product developers, policy makers, and countless other paths.

Overview

Foods and nutrition describes the science of nutrients in food and their actions within the body. Students in the Foods and Nutrition program study the role of foods and nutrients in both health promotion and disease treatment as well as the psychological and cultural factors that influence our food choices.

The Foods and Nutrition program at University of Prince Edward Island is accredited by the Dietitians of Canada; our accreditation is evidence of the high quality program offered at UPEI.Students must also take courses in other scientific disciplines including microbiology, chemistry, biochemistry, physiology, anatomy, and mathematics.

Careers:

  • Dietitian
  • Food Service Manager
  • Nutrition Researcher
  • Nutritionist
  • Food Scientist

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
    Part-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Introductory Foods
  • Introductory Nutrition
  • Determinants of Dietary Behaviour
  • Communications
  • Advanced Foods
  • Nutritional Assessment

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

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  • Minimum required score:

    80

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  • Minimum required score:

    550

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General Requirements

Successful completion of Grade 12 examinations in a University Preparatory Program with an overall average of at least 70% (75% for Quebec Secondary V students) in the following subjects:

  • Grade 12 Academic English.
  • Grade 12 Academic Mathematics.
  • Two Grade 12 Academic Science subjects (acceptable subjects: Chemistry, Biology, Physics, Computer Science, Oceanography, Animal Science, Environmental Science).
  • One additional Grade 12 Academic course.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13590 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13590 CAD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    6150 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6150 CAD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Charlottetown

  • 1080 - 1710 CAD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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