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 Nutrition and Food Science
SchoolRed Deer Polytechnic
LocationRed Deer, AB, Canada
School TypeCollege
School SizeFull-time Undergraduate: 7,500
Length1 Year(s)
Entry Grade (%)*60% to 100%
  •  Grade12 Biology 
  •  Grade12 Chemistry 
  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Mathematics 
Prerequisites NotesMinimum 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.
International: $20,101
DescriptionThe 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.
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