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:The Nutritional Sciences program prepares you for graduate study and research in nutrition or for further study in agricultural and health sciences, including veterinary studies. Topics of study include 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.

This program prepares students to continue their education at Masters and Ph.D levels, to pursue a career in nutrition and/or health research, and in research- and development-related industries, or to further their studies in health professions such as naturopathy, medicine, pharmacy, nursing, rehabilitation sciences, or veterinary medicine.
URL:Nutritional Sciences at The University of British Columbia - Vancouver
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $43,483
Careers:Nutritionists

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*70
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 

- 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 16, 2020

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