12 months
900 CAD/credit 40500 CAD/year
291 CAD/credit 13095 CAD/year
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In the School of Human Nutrition at McGill University, cutting-edge nutrition research is conducted by 12.5 tenure-track professors and six faculty lecturers in all areas recommended by North American Nutrition Societies. These areas include clinical, community, and international nutrition as well as molecular and cellular nutrition.


About this Program

A master’s degree in Human Nutrition at McGill University offers advanced Nutrition courses in a broad range of research areas. The program is suitable for students with an undergraduate degree in nutritional sciences, exercise physiology, kinesiology, food science, biochemistry, medicine, or another closely related field. Students are required to complete advanced nutrition coursework and activities related to their thesis research. Graduates of our M.Sc. thesis degree have pursued successful careers in research, international health agencies, government agencies, and industry.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Helping Relationships
  • Nutrition in Developing Countries
  • Bioenergetics and the Lifespan
  • Credentialing in Dietetics
  • Dietetics French Examination
  • Clinical Nutrition
  • Nutritional - Status Assessment
  • Human Nutrition Research Methods

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


45 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
GRE admission requirements GRE®

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  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Online application and application fee
  • Transcripts
  • Letters of recommendation
  • Personal statement
  • Writing sample/portfolio
  • A research supervisor
  • Study permits/student visas

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    40500 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 900 CAD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    13095 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 291 CAD per credit during 12 months.


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