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 Food and Nutrition Sciences - Nutrition Sciences
SchoolUniversity of Ottawa/Université d'Ottawa
LocationOttawa, ON, Canada
School TypeUniversity
School SizeFull-time Undergraduate: 28,700
Full-time Graduate: 4,900
Length4 Year(s)
Entry Grade (%)*73% to 76%
  •  Grade12 English  or  Grade12 Français 
  •  Grade12 Biology 
  •  Grade12 Chemistry 
  •  Grade12 Mathematics 
Prerequisites NotesA minimum average of 65% is required in the chemistry prerequisite course. Offered in French only to bilingual students. Past experience indicates that students with a strong background in biology, chemistry and physics have an increased rate of success.
National: $6,088
International: $36,161
Scholarships6 scholarship(s)
DescriptionStudents in the Honours Bachelor of Food and Nutrition Sciences will have an in-depth knowledge of the sciences underlying the production, consumption and metabolism of food, as well as their effects on health, disease prevention and management.

This program focuses on the acquisition of knowledge in microbiology, physico-chemical and sensory properties of food, preparing graduates for careers in the agri-food sector such as agri-food industries, businesses, food science research centres and government departments. As the only food science training offered in the context of a faculty of health sciences in Canada, this option places greater emphasis on the health impact of food.
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