McGill University

Nutrition - Food Function and Safety

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Program Information

School:McGill University
Faculty:Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences / School of Dietetics and Human Nutrition
Degree:Bachelor
Field of Study:Food Science and Technology, Other
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General
Description:This Major offers a core emphasis on the scientific fundamentals of nutrition and metabolism throughout the lifespan from the molecular to the organismal level. The concentration in food function and safety covers the ranges from health effects of phytochemicals and food toxicants, food chemistry and analysis, food safety, product development and influence of constituents of food on health. This degree does not lead to professional licensure as a Dietitian/Nutritionist. Graduates are qualified for careers in the biotechnology field, pharmaceutical and/or food industries, government laboratories, and the health science communications field. Graduates often continue on to graduate studies preparing for careers in research, medicine, and dentistry or as specialists in nutrition.
URL:Nutrition - Food Function and Safety at McGill University
Length:3 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
Provincial: $4,044
National: $9,220
International: $21,367
Scholarships:13
Careers:Nutritionists

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*

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

  • 2 of  Grade12 Biology 
  • 3 of  Grade12 Chemistry 
  • 2 of  Grade12 Mathematics 
  • 3 of  Grade12 Physics 

Applicants must have Biology - NYA, General Biology II (OOUK, OOXU), Chemistry - NYA, NYB, Organic Chemistry I (OOUL, OOUM, OOXV), Mathematics - NYA, NYB (OOUN, OOUP), and Physics - NYA, NYB, NYC (OOUR, OOUS, OOUT).

Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 577] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 90] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 85]

* 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 June 29, 2018