Program Information

School: Cape Breton University
Faculty: School of Professional Studies
Degree: Bachelor; Honours; University Transfer
Field of Study: Human Nutrition
Description: Human Nutrition is offered under the Department of Health Studies and Emergency Management at Cape Breton University. A number of students choose to begin their studies in this program at CBU and follow a clear set of course guidelines to meet all transfer requirements, in order to finish the program at another specified university. Presently, CBU and Mount Saint Vincent University as well as CBU and the University of Prince Edward Island have signed formal articulation transfer agreements while CBU and St. Francis Xavier University have an informal transfer arrangement.

A degree in Human Nutrition opens doors to exciting career opportunities. Cape Breton University offers courses in Nutrition, Chemistry, Biology, Microbiology, Mathematics, Business, Humanities, Social Sciences and electives that will allow students to complete the first two years of an Honours degree in Human Nutrition at CBU. Students who maintain the minimum averages specified by the receiving university can then transfer and complete their Nutrition degree at another specified university, where they enter the program as third year students.

URL: Human Nutrition (BSc) at Cape Breton University
Length: 2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $17,024

This cost estimate is based on students taking five full-year undergraduate-level courses.

Admission Requirements

Test Scores:

  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 550] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 80] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based) [min. 213] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5]

Cape Breton University has strong relationships with several english language partners including, International Centre EAP, English School of Canada (ESC), EC English Language School and ILAC. If your first language is not English, you will need to provide documentation to show that CBU’s English language proficiency requirements have been met. If you have completed at least two years in a secondary school (as recognized by CBU) where English is the primary language of instruction, you do not require a language score. Official documentation, however, is needed. If you have completed at least 30 credit hours (or equivalent) at a post-secondary institution (as recognized by CBU) where English is the primary language of instruction, you do not require a language score. Official documentation is required.