24 months
18515 CAD/year
9527 CAD/year
8244 CAD/year
Tuition fee
Apply date
Start date


Additionally, the nutrition transfer option focuses on preparing students for entry into the third year of a BSc in Nutrition at a specified university. The first two years completed at Cape Breton University allow students to gain a background in the nutritional sciences by taking courses in biology, microbiology, nutrition, statistics, the humanities, the social sciences and business.


Key facts

Aside from the incredible island lifestyle and the world-class facilities, you get the opportunity to interact with our faculty and lab instructors on a one-on-one basis. Get the individualized attention and support you need from experienced faculty. This kind of support is critical for your success.

Nutrition courses at Cape Breton University provide an excellent overview of normal and clinical nutritional science. Professors and laboratory assistants provide around-the-clock support and opportunities to gain hands-on experience, while intellectually challenging students along the way.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Community Nutrition
  • Cell and Molecular Biology
  • General Chemistry
  • Statistics
  • Sport Nutrition

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An overall average of 65% is required for all students applying to most CBU credit programs based on high school performance. Additional requirements may apply to specific programs.
  • If space permits, CBU will accept all candidates who can verify that they have met the minimum entry requirements established by CBU for the programs in which they wish to enroll.
  • Note: CBU does not guarantee that applications completed after August 1, will be processed for September registration.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    18515 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18515 CAD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    9527 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9527 CAD per year during 24 months.
  • In-State

    8244 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8244 CAD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Sydney

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.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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