Honours Bachelor in Nutrition Sciences
BScNUT

​​​​​​Honours Bachelor of Nutrition Sciences

PROGRAM OVERVIEW

VISION

Nutrition and food innovation are key to achieving global health and wellness. Our programs aspire to create and mobilize leading-edge food and nutrition knowledge for enabling healthy lifestyles.

MISSION

To educate tomorrow’s professional leaders in food and nutrition sciences within a bilingual environment.


The Honours Bachelor of Nutrition Sciences is an accredited program recognized by the Partnership for Dietetic Education and Practice (PDEP) and prepares students for eligibility for registration with a provincial dietetic regulatory body. Upon receiving their degree, graduates are eligible to write the Canadian Dietetic Registration Examination.

Unique in Ontario, this four-year program is offered in French for bilingual students and includes hands-on learning through integrated practicum placements. It provides a stimulating learning environment with a team of dynamic professors actively engaged in research. The program deals with the multiple challenges related to food and nutrition that individuals and societies face today, such as:

  • malnutrition here and around the world;
  • the increased incidence of obesity, diabetes and high blood pressure;
  • aging populations;
  • the risk of food contamination; and
  • the complex nature of food services management. 


PRACTICUM PLACEMENTS
  • NUT 2511/3511 - Stage en gestion des services alimentaires
  • NUT 4531 - Stage en nutrition publique et en santé des populations
  • NUT 4535 - Stage en milieux variés
  • NUT 4633 - Stage en nutrition clinique

PRACTICUM PLACEMENT LOCATIONS

  • Hospitals
  • Community health centres
  • Health Canada
  • Long-term care centres
  • Private clinics
  • Public health agencies
  • Sports centres
  • Agri-food companies and food services
CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
  • Dietitian
  • Nutrition researcher
  • Dietitian in community organisations
  • Public health dietitian
  • Governmental health promotion specialist
  • Communication specialist
  • Food service manager
Important! ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Before submitting an application, you must meet or intend to meet all of the admission requirements, namely, have a secondary school diploma (or the equivalent if you’ve studied outside Canada), attain the minimum average, meet the language requirements and take all the prerequisite courses for the program. To find out more about admission requirements, visit the Admission requirement page for undergraduate studies and follow the admission steps according to your situation.

COURSE EXAMPLES
  • NUT 1504 - Sciences des aliments
  • NUT 1704 - Introduction à la nutrition
  • NUT 2504 - Alimentation des collectivités
  • NUT 2523 - Nutrition publique et santé des population
  • NUT 2524 - Gestion des services alimentaires
  • NUT 2721 - Nutrition et métabolisme
  • NUT 2733 - Biochimie nutritionnelle
  • NUT 3502 - Nutrition clinique
  • NUT 3503 - Nutrition publique et santé des populations
  • NUT 3702 - Évaluation nutritionnelle
  • NUT 3703 - Nutrition à travers le cycle de la vie
  • NUT 4501 - Recherche en nutrition
  • NUT 4507 - Aliments, santé et nutraceutiques
  • NUT 3705 - Introduction à la génomique nutritionnelle
  • NUT 3721 - Counseling en nutrition sportive
  • NUT 3725 - Sécurité alimentaire et nutrition d'urgence

All BScFN courses 

GRADUATE STUDIES
  • Nutrition
  • Health Sciences
  • Food Chemistry
  • Medicine
  • Epidemiology
  • Education
  • Business
  • Population health
  • Health management
  • Law
Important! LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS

The courses for the Baccalauréat spécialisé en sciences de la nutrition are taught in French; however, some of the course material may be in English and the work placements require advanced proficiency in French and English.  Therefore, applicants to this program are required to demonstrate their level of proficiency in both languages.

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