University of Guelph - Office of Graduate Studies

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Human Health and Nutritional Sciences

University of Guelph - Office of Graduate Studies

Field of Study:Human Nutrition
Areas of Research:The research efforts are focused on understanding the basic underlying biological aspects of health, which are further applied to understanding aging, neurological/sensory disorders and osteoarthritis, and chronic diseases such as cancer, cardiovascular disease, obesity, and type II diabetes.
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $2,378

This estimate represents the tuition per semester.


The focus of the graduate programs in the Department of Human Health and Nutritional Sciences (HHNS) is on physical activity and diet as powerful lifestyle determinants of human health. The interaction between genetics and environmental factors ultimately determines the health of an individual, and lifestyle is a major component of our environment that can be modified to affect human health.


Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*75
These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
  • An honours BSc degree or equivalent
  • A minimum 75% average during the last two years of undergraduate study
  • Applicants must have secured a faculty advisor
  • 1 course in statistics
  • * 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 November 13, 2022