McGill University

Nutrition - Sports Nutrition

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Program Information

School:McGill University
Faculty:Faculty of Agricultural & Environmental Sciences
Degree:Bachelor
Field of Study:Foods, Nutrition, and Related Services, Other
Description:The BSc Nutrition Major is a 3 year undergraduate degree (plus a U0 Freshman year for students from outside Quebec). At its core, it deals with how diet and nutrition affect human health and disease risk. It offers you exciting opportunities to specialize in one of 5 concentrations, to incorporate research experience, travel for field studies, or a Minor in your program. It does not lead to professional licensure as a Dietitian/Nutritionist. However, it is excellent preparation for many careers including medical school, veterinary school and other professional schools, for graduate school, or for work in the food, pharma or other industry, government or NGO, or global health organizations.

This Major offers a core emphasis on the scientific fundamentals of nutrition and metabolism throughout the lifespan from the molecular to the organismal level. The concentration in sports nutrition integrates the influence of exercise and physical activity on health and chronic disease prevention. This degree does not lead to professional licensure as a Dietitian/Nutritionist. Graduates are qualified for careers in the biotechnology field, pharmaceutical and/or food industries, government laboratories, and the health science communications field. Graduates often continue on to graduate studies preparing for careers in research, medicine, and dentistry or as specialists in nutrition.
URL:Nutrition - Sports Nutrition at McGill University
Length:3 Year(s)
Careers:Dietitians

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*80
Prerequisites:*These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
  • 2 of  Grade12 Biology  or  Grade12 Physics 
  •  Grade12 Fran├žais  or  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Mathematics  or  Grade12 Calculus and Vectors 
Applicants must have Biology - NYA, General Biology II (OOUK, OOXU), Chemistry - NYA, NYB, Organic Chemistry I (OOUL, OOUM, OOXV), Mathematics - NYA, NYB (OOUN, OOUP), and Physics - NYA, NYB, NYC (OOUR, OOUS, OOUT).

* 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 August 17, 2021