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 Nutrition and Dietetics
SchoolAcadia University
LocationWolfville, NS, Canada
School TypeUniversity
School SizeFull-time Undergraduate: 3,604
Full-time Graduate: 150
Length4 Year(s)
Entry Grade (%)*70%
  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Chemistry 
  •  Grade12 Mathematics  or  Grade12 Precalculus 
Prerequisites NotesApplicants are required to have English 12 or English 12: African heritage, and four additional Grade 12 Academic or Advanced courses, including: Grade 12 Academic or Advanced Mathematics and Chemistry 12. Minimum overall average of 70%.
Provincial: $6,899
National: $8,182
International: $16,380

Cost per year is based on the 2017-2018 academic year (tuition only).
Scholarships13 scholarship(s)
DescriptionAcadia University's School of Nutrition and Dietetics is home to a vibrant research community and skilled faculty who will help you develop the knowledge and skills you'll need for a career in this increasingly important field.

You will acquire an understanding about food and develop an appreciation for current issues in nutrition and dietetics. You will gain solid knowledge in biology and chemistry that is applied to studies of food and nutrient metabolism. Combined with courses in areas such as statistics, communications, psychology, and nutrition education, this background prepares you to work effectively with individuals, families, and communities to plan, develop and manage relevant nutrition programs. Outside of the classroom, you can participate in our School's student society (NADS), the Canadian Association of Food Service Professionals (CAFP), Slow Food, Acadia student government (ASU), and the Acadia Farm, among many other activities.
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