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
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- 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
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- 18 months
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DisciplinesHuman Medicine Nutrition & Dietetics Health Sciences View 111 other Masters in Human Medicine in Canada
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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.
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International13304 CAD/moduleTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 13304 CAD per module during 18 months.
National6326 CAD/moduleTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 6326 CAD per module during 18 months.
- National: (6 courses) $6,326
- International: (6 courses) $13,304
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The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.