Nutritional Sciences

at UBC's

Vancouver Campus

Are you interested in basic human and animal nutritional sciences? The Nutritional Sciences program will give you a solid understanding of the basic sciences involved in human and animal nutrition, including chemistry, biochemistry, physiology, and nutrient metabolism.

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Program Information

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

The Nutritional Sciences program prepares you for graduate study and research in nutrition or for further study in agricultural and health sciences, including veterinary studies. Topics of study include human and animal digestive systems, the function of nutrients in health and disease, nutritional requirements and recommendations, and the effects of production and distribution systems on food availability.

This program prepares students to continue their education at Masters and Ph.D levels, to pursue a career in nutrition and/or health research, and in research- and development-related industries, or to further their studies in health professions such as naturopathy, medicine, pharmacy, nursing, rehabilitation sciences, or veterinary medicine.

Program Requirements

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