University of Manitoba

Human Nutritional Sciences

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Program Information

School:University of Manitoba
Faculty:Human Ecology
Field of Study:Human Nutrition
Description:The Human Nutritional Sciences program includes foundation courses in basic sciences, fundamental courses in metabolic and applied nutrition, and applied courses in food utilization and management with an overall emphasis in human nutrition in any of the options that are available. Students will master key competencies in specializations in nutrition, foods or the food industry. All students receive a solid theoretical foundation in both food and nutritional sciences. Topics of study include energy and exercise, nutrients and nutritional supplements, food labels and health claims, diet and disease prevention, nutrient metabolism and disease states, nutrient requirements and diet evaluation, nutrition education and dietary change, and food quality and ingredient technology.
URL:Human Nutritional Sciences at University of Manitoba
Course Based:Yes
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $19,700

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*85
Prerequisites:*These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
  •  Grade12 Applied Mathematics  or  Grade12 Precalculus 
  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Biology  or  Grade12 Computer and Information Science   or  Grade12 Chemistry  or  Grade12 Physics 
High school graduation including 5 full credits at the Grade 12 level.

A minimum average of 70% over the following, with no less than 60% in each course:

1. English

2. Applied Mathematics or Pre-Calculus Mathematics

3. Two academic senior level courses

* 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 02, 2022