Program Information

School: McGill University
Faculty: Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences / School of Dietetics and Human Nutrition
Degree: Bachelor
Field of Study: Nutrition Sciences
Description: This Major offers a core emphasis on the scientific fundamentals of nutrition and metabolism throughout the lifespan. This concentration emphasizes the influence of diet and nutrition on human health and the pathophysiology of chronic disease. This degree does not lead to professional licensure as a dietitian/nutritionist. Graduates are qualified for careers in heath research, 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 – Health and Disease at McGill University
Length: 3 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $21,367
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   Biology 
  • 3 of   Chemistry 
  • 2 of   Mathematics 
  • 3 of   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]