Applied Human Nutrition, M.Sc. | University of Guelph | Guelph, Canada
18 months
15332 CAD/year
6412 CAD/year
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The Applied Human Nutrition program of University of Guelph is a unique, interdisciplinary academic unit focused on integrating research and practice.


Key facts

The Applied Human Nutrition program of University of Guelph conducts applied and inter-professional research that encompasses the continuum of the life cycle in diverse settings, including public health, the community, and clinical settings.

The field of Applied Human Nutrition (AHN) offers a MSc and a PhD, which involve a combination of course work and a research thesis. In the case of a PhD, the completion of a qualifying exam is also required. 

Research Expertise

Graduate students have opportunities to conduct independent research from inception to analysis in community, lab and clinical settings using nutrition, epidemiological and/or social science methodologies.

Are you interested in:

  • Community nutrition
  • Clinical nutrition
  • Nutrition throughout the lifespan
  • Physical activity and sports nutrition
  • Chronic disease risk
  • Indigenous health
  • Food security
  • International nutrition

Career opportunities

  • Public health nutrition
  • Sports nutritionist
  • Nutrition program manager
  • Research coordinator
  • NGOs
  • Regional/Public/International health agencies
  • Regulatory affairs
  • UN agencies
  • Academia

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Nutrition in the Community
  • Research Seminar
  • Special Topics in Applied Human Nutrition
  • Advances in Clinical/Nutritional Assessment
  • Practicum in Applied Human Nutrition
  • Foodservice Management in Healthcare

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines


45 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
B (recommended)

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An honours bachelor’s degree, or equivalent
  • A minimum 75% average in the last 2 years of study
  • Grades of at least 75% in applied statistics and social science research methods courses

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    15332 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7666 CAD per semester during 18 months.
  • National

    6412 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3206 CAD per semester during 18 months.

Living costs for Guelph

1157 - 1804 CAD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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