Food and Nutritional Sciences

at UBC's

Vancouver Campus

This double major allows you to combine an interest in nutrition and food science, giving you the best of both worlds. This degree can prepare you for any number of careers in the food and nutrition sectors.

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Program Information

  • Campus: Vancouver
  • Faculty: Faculty of Land and Food Systems
  • Degree: Bachelor of Science in Food, Nutrition, and Health
  • 5 yrs Length
  • Yes Co-op Option
  • No Honours Option

The Double Major in Food and Nutritional Sciences focuses on core aspects of food science and nutritional science, based on chemical, physical, and biological principles. Career options include quality assurance managers, consumer product officers, food technologists, microbiology technicians, and food safety specialists.

Campus features

Food Science has research laboratories with modern analytical instrumentation. Specialized facilities include sensory evaluation labs, kitchens, pilot plant equipment for food preparation and processing, and biohazard (level 2) facilities.

Program Requirements

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