University of Manitoba - Faculty of Graduate Studies

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Human Nutritional Sciences

University of Manitoba - Faculty of Graduate Studies

Faculty:Faculty of Medicine
Field of Study:Nutrition Sciences
Thesis Based:Yes
Course Based:Yes
Length:4 Year(s)


The Human Nutritional Sciences PhD program integrates concepts in metabolism, food and community nutrition. Areas of study include metabolic and molecular nutrition, applied human nutrition and food quality and acceptability.


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
  • A research-thesis-based Master of Science degree or equivalent in food or human nutritional sciences from a recognized university.
  • A minimum University of Manitoba equivalent GPA of 3.5 in Master's coursework.
  • A secured thesis advisor.

    Students with a Master of Science in a different scientific discipline will be considered for admission by the Food and Human Nutritional Sciences Graduate Studies Committee on a case-by-case basis.

    Students with an honors degree from the University of Manitoba or equivalent may be accepted directly into the PhD program.
  • Additional Admission Requirements:
      In addition to the admission requirements described here, all applicants must meet the minimum admission and English language proficiency requirements of the Faculty of Graduate Studies.

      * 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 09, 2022