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Nutrition and Food, BASc

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
University rank #801 (QS) Toronto, Canada
Help individuals, families, groups and communities meet their nutrition-related needs at the Nutrition and Food program at the Ryerson University.
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Use specialized knowledge and skills, drawing on nutrition and food research and communication theories, to promote healthy eating habits that enhance Canadians’ quality of life at the Nutrition and Food program at the Ryerson University.

Distinctive Learning

Education and training in science, nutrition, research, communications, social science and experiential learning initiatives; advanced study opportunities in areas such as dietetics, food security, gerontology or Aboriginal studies; optional international exchange.

After Graduation

Transform practices and lives in areas such as food service, manufacturing or processing industries; community and government agencies; marketing and promoting consumer food products; as a dietitian or nutritionist in community, business or health care. Pursue a master of health science in nutrition communication at Ryerson, a degree program unique in Canada; or further related education.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include

  • Organic Chemistry
  • Food Science
  • Introduction to Research and Statistics
  • Families and Health
  • Nutrition and Metabolism
  • Quantity Food Management

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • Academic Transcripts
  • Supplementary Form
  • Supporting Documents
  • Non-Academic Requirements
  • Proof of English Language Proficiency

Tuition Fee

  • International

    28570 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 28570 CAD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    7091 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7091 CAD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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  • Domestic Fees Range: $7,091 - $7,582
  • International Fees Range: $28,570 - $29,988

Living costs for Toronto

  • 1502 - 2570 CAD/month
    Living Costs

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


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