The food sector is always changing, particularly when it comes to hospitality and culinary arts. This constant change has reinforced the need for a more holistic approach to culinary education – one that allows students to examine the food system while mastering a variety of culinary techniques.
The Bachelor of Food Studies (Hons) program at George Brown College provides the food leaders of tomorrow with the skills, insights and knowledge to succeed in this rapidly changing field. It offers extensive career pathways for foodservice professionals, while providing the food sector with leaders who can thrive in both for-profit and non-profit organizations.
Graduates will be positioned to succeed in a wide range of food-related occupations including roles in culinary, education, tourism, recreation, health, food security, sustainability, economic development, agriculture, public policy and research. There are growing opportunities for careers informed by both culinary experience and versatile critical thinking.
Toronto provides a unique setting for this program because of its wealth of multicultural and Indigenous food traditions. In the classroom and beyond, students will be introduced to the vibrant world of food in a culturally diverse and inclusive environment. Students will participate in a paid co-op placement focused on the application of culinary and food animation skills. In addition, throughout the program, selected courses will include community-engaged learning opportunities.
The Honours Bachelor of Food Studies opens doors to diverse career pathways in the kitchen and beyond. Completion of this program will demonstrate your commitment to both culinary arts and understanding issues throughout the entire food system, distinguishing you from other chefs. The culinary skills you learn at George Brown are in demand by employers across Canada and internationally, and you will have the training to build a successful career at home and around the world.
- Culinary Skills
- Gastronomic Theory
- Communicating About Food
- Food and Beverage Cost Control
- Emergency First Aid/Heartsaver CPR
- Food Literacy
- Food from the Land
- Food Studies Research Methods
- Food Movements
- Nutritional Epidemiology and Public Policy
- 48 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApply anytime.
- There is no specific deadline for submitting your application, but we recommend applying well in advance.
- Intake open for September 2022: December 13, 2021.
DisciplinesHealth Sciences Food Sciences Culinary Arts View 201 other Bachelors in Health Sciences in Canada
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
Applicants are selected on the basis of their academic achievement, including the required courses and any other selection criteria outlined below:
- Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent with six Grade 12 University (U) or University/College (M) courses, including Grade 12 (U) English
- English Grade 12 (U) with a grade of 65% or higher
- An overall average of 65% in the six Grade 12 (U) or (M) courses
International18190 CAD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 18190 CAD per year during 48 months.
National9112 CAD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 9112 CAD per year during 48 months.
Living costs for Toronto
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.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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