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Food and Nutrition Sciences - Food Sciences

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Program Information

School:University of Ottawa/Université d'Ottawa
Faculty:Faculty of Arts
Degree:Bachelor; Honours
Field of Study:Food Science
Natural Sciences
Description:This four-year program, unique in Ontario, is offered in French for bilingual students and includes hands-on learning through integrated practicum placements. It provides a stimulating learning environment with a team of dynamic professors actively engaged in research. The program deals with the multiple challenges related to food and nutrition that individuals and societies face today, such as malnutrition here and around the world; the increased incidence of obesity, diabetes and high blood pressure; aging populations; the risk of food contamination; and the complex nature of food services management. This dietetic education program is an accredited program recognized by the Partnership for Dietetic Education and Practice (PDEP) and prepare students for eligibility for registration with a provincial dietetic regulatory body. Upon receiving their degree, graduates are eligible to write the Canadian Dietetic Registration Examination (CDRE).
URL:Food and Nutrition Sciences - Food Sciences at University of Ottawa/Université d'Ottawa
Course Based:Yes
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $6,088
International: $36,161
Careers:Agricultural and Fish Products Inspectors

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*77 to 79
Prerequisites:*

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

  •  Grade12 English  or  Grade12 French 
  •  Grade12 Biology 
  •  Grade12 Chemistry 
  •  Grade12 Mathematics 

A minimum average of 65% is required in the chemistry prerequisite course. Past experience indicates that students with a strong background in biology, chemistry and physics have an increased rate of success.

Test Scores:
  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70] or Cambridge English for Speakers of Other Languages: Certificate in Advanced English [min. C1] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 86] or CanTEST [min. 4.5]

* 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 22, 2021