Red Deer Polytechnic

Nutrition and Food Science

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Program Information

School:Red Deer Polytechnic
Degree:Bachelor; University Transfer
Field of Study:Nutrition Sciences
Description:The program at RDP is one year of study toward Bachelor of Science Nutrition and Food Sciences.

Students studying Nutrition and Food Science at the University of Alberta can pursue 5 different majors upon transfer. Students starting at RDP will be best set up to transition into either the Nutrition and Food Science General program or the Dietetics Specialization program. If you are pursuing another major in Nutrition, you may experience some added time to finish your degree from the University of Alberta when you transfer.
URL:Nutrition and Food Science at Red Deer Polytechnic
Length:1 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $20,101
Careers:Nutritionists

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*60 to 100
Prerequisites:*

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

  •  Grade12 Biology 
  •  Grade12 Chemistry 
  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Mathematics 

Minimum average of 60% with no mark below 50% in: Biology 30, Chemistry 30, ELA 30-1, Mathematics 30-1, Subject from Group A, B, C, or Macroeconomics 30 and Microeonomics 30, or a minimum of five credits in Career and Technology subjects at the Advanced level from the following strands: Agriculture, Community Health, Foods, Forestry or Wildlife. Visit the Admissions page for detailed group descriptions.

Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration)

* 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 October 26, 2021

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