University of Alberta

Food Science and Technology

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Program Information

School:University of Alberta
Faculty:Faculty of Agricultural, Life and Environmental Sciences
Degree:Bachelor
Field of Study:Food Science
Description:This specialization builds on the BSc in Nutrition and Food Science degree to focus on the technologies and systems used in food safety, quality, production, preservation, and distribution. You’ll learn about the chemistry, microbiology, and engineering principles underpinning these concepts, and you’ll gain practical skills in food product development, sensory analysis, nutritional content analysis, and food storage and safety. This degree meets the guidelines of the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT). See also the BSc Honors (Food Science major) program.

The BSc in Nutrition and Food Science degree in the Faculty of Agricultural, Life and Environmental Sciences will give you a diverse education covering the fundamentals of nutritional science as well as food manufacturing, preservation, storage, and distribution. You’ll learn how biology, behaviour, physiology, and other applied sciences play a role in nutrition and food science. This degree prepares you for a range of careers in the public and private sectors, from nutrition-lifestyle management to food quality assurance.
URL:Food Science and Technology at University of Alberta
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $6,091
International: $30,090

This estimate is based on one year of full-time study, and represents only the tuition cost.
Scholarships:1
Careers:Agricultural and Fish Products Inspectors

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*70 to 72

* 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 March 01, 2022

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