18 months
Duration
13304 CAD/module
6326 CAD/module
Unknown
Tuition fee
Unknown
Apply date
Unknown
Start date

About

The Master of Science Applied Human Nutrition and the Master of Applied Human Nutrition programs at Mount Saint Vincent University provide students with the opportunity for advanced level study in nutrition, with an emphasis on issues related to community nutrition, food and human nutrition. 

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

Key Features

The Master of Science Applied Human Nutrition and the Master of Applied Human Nutrition programs at Mount Saint Vincent University explore the theoretical foundations of nutrition through critical reflection on current research and practice within the discipline and drawing from other related disciplines. Please visit the faculty profile pages to learn more about the department research interests.

The Master of Science Applied Human Nutrition is comprised of three and a half units of coursework and one and half units of thesis research. The Master of Applied Human Nutrition is comprised of five units of course work.

Students seeking registration as a professional dietitian and who meet Partnership for Dietetic Education and Practice (PDEP) undergraduate competencies may also apply to the Internship Education Program when they apply to either the Master of Science Applied Human Nutrition or the Master Applied Human Nutrition program. The Internship Education Program enables students to build on theoretical knowledge and internship experiences to fulfill the competencies required by PDEP to reach entry-level professional dietetic competence

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Human Nutrition and Metabolism
  • Food, Health, and Social Policy 
  • Food, Nutrition and Aging 
  • Issues in Food Product Development
  • Medical Nutrition Therapy 
  • Nutrition Education in the Community 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

45 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

Students will normally have completed an undergraduate degree in nutrition, dietetics, foods or related fields, e.g. health sciences, kinesiology, biology, biochemistry, health promotion/education, and nursing. Students will normally have achieved a minimum of a B average (GPA 3.0). Credit in the following undergraduate courses will normally be required: applied statistics; biochemistry; physiology; sociology, psychology or communications; and 3000 or 4000 level human nutrition. Where there are deficiencies, additional undergraduate coursework (achieving a minimum grade of B) may be necessary in advance of graduate study.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    13304 CAD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13304 CAD per module during 18 months.
  • National

    6326 CAD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6326 CAD per module during 18 months.
  • National: (6 courses) $6,326
  • International: (6 courses) $13,304

Living costs for Halifax

1235 - 1956 CAD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Our partners

Applied Human Nutrition
-
Mount Saint Vincent University

Wishlist

Go to your profile page to get personalised recommendations!