The University of British Columbia - Vancouver

Food & Nutritional Sciences

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Program Information

School:The University of British Columbia - Vancouver
Faculty:Faculty of Land and Food Systems
Field of Study:Food Science
Nutrition Sciences
Description:The Food and Nutritional Sciences Double Major is a professional program accredited by the Institute of Food Technologists. As a student in the program, you’ll explore the role of food in human health, human nutrition, food chemistry, analysis, microbiology, processing, manufacturing, preservation, engineering, and the quality of food products. This program provides a strong foundation in human nutrition with applied knowledge from the fields of food chemistry, analysis, microbiology, processing, and engineering to foods. It will also prepare you for further studies in the health sciences at the Masters and Ph.D. levels
URL:Food & Nutritional Sciences at The University of British Columbia - Vancouver
Length:5 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $43,483
Careers:Agricultural and Fish Products InspectorsNutritionists

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*70

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 Biology  or  Grade12 Chemistry  or  Grade12 Physics 
  •  Grade12 Advanced Functions 
  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade11 Physics 
  •  Grade11 Chemistry 

- Final grade of 70% in Grade 11 or Grade 12 English (or equivalent course, including provincial examinations where applicable).

- Graduation from high school with a minimum average of 70% (or higher for many programs).

* The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on July 13, 2020

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