The University of British Columbia - Vancouver

Nutritional Sciences

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Program Information

School:The University of British Columbia - Vancouver
Faculty:Faculty of Land and Food Systems
Degree:Bachelor
Field of Study:Nutrition Sciences
Description:Build a strong foundation in basic and applied human nutrition as you delve into a broad range of topics, from community nutrition to how our bodies actually metabolize and use nutrients. You’ll explore rich opportunities to integrate nutrition with your interests in other areas within the fields of health and science, such as population and public health, and international nutrition.

In Nutritional Sciences, you’ll delve into the human and animal digestive systems, the function of nutrients in health and disease, nutritional requirements and recommendations, and the effects of production and distribution systems on food availability.
URL:Nutritional Sciences at The University of British Columbia - Vancouver
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $6,111
International: $47,031

This estimate represents the tuition for the first year.
Careers:Nutritionists

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*

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

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

  • Graduation from high school
  • Minimum of 70% in Grade 11 or Grade 12 English (or their equivalents)
  • At least six academic/non-academic Grade 12 courses (recommended, but not required)

Application Notes : English is the language of instruction at UBC. All prospective students must demonstrate English-language competency prior to admission. There are numerous ways to meet theEnglish Language Admission Standard.

* 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 August 14, 2022

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