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Nutritional and Nutraceutical Sciences

University of Guelph
Bachelor's degree
Scholarships available
On campus
Guelph
English
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Nutritional and Nutraceutical Sciences

Tackle nutrition-related problems in the food, pharmaceutical and natural health product industries. Focus on the contribution of dietary intake to the growth and maintenance of biological functions. Understand how nutrients, phytochemicals, toxins and food processing products affect the body. Work in international health and nutrition organizations, government regulatory bodies and advisory agencies, or pursue related graduate studies.

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Admission requirements

Admission to semester one of a degree program and General Studies is available in the Fall semester only. A semester one degree applicant is defined as one who will receive fewer than 2.00 transfer credits upon admission.

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.


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Program content

Major (Honours Program)

Semester 1

  • Biological Concepts of Health
  • General Chemistry I
  • Elements of Calculus I
  • Physics for Life Sciences

Semester 2

  • Discovering Biodiversity
  • Introduction to Molecular and Cellular Biology
  • General Chemistry II
  • Physics for Life Sciences II

Semester 3

  • Introduction to Biochemistry
  • Foundations in Molecular Biology and Genetics
  • Statistics I

Semester 4

  • Structure and Function in Biochemistry
  • Human Physiology I - Concepts and Principles
  • Molecular Biology of the Cell
  • Fundamentals of Nutrition

Semester 5

  • Human Physiology II - Integrated Systems
  • Micronutrients, Phytochemicals and Health
  • Lifestyle Genomics
  • Applied Nutritional and Nutraceutical Sciences I

Semester 6

  • Principles of Pharmacology
  • Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals
  • Nutrition and Metabolic Control of Disease
  • Applied Nutritional and Nutraceutical Sciences II

Semester 7

  • Nutrition, Exercise and Energy Metabolism
  • Toxicology, Nutrition and Food

Semester 8

  • electives or restricted electives

Minors

  • Introduction to Biochemistry
  • Fundamentals of Nutrition
  • Micronutrients, Phytochemicals and Health
  • Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals
  • Statistics I
  • Agricultural Animal Physiology (restricted to ABIO majors)
  • Biomedical Physiology
  • Human Physiology I - Concepts and Principles
  • Comparative Animal Physiology I
  • Nutrition of Fish and Crustacea
  • Wildlife Nutrition
  • Beef Cattle Nutrition
  • Dairy Cattle Nutrition
  • Poultry Nutrition
  • Swine Nutrition
  • Pet Nutrition
  • Advanced Equine Nutrition
  • Principles of Food Science
  • Human Physiology II - Integrated Systems
  • Advanced Study in Human Health and Nutritional Sciences
  • Genomics: Exercise and Disease
  • Research in Human Health and Nutritional Sciences
  • Research in Human Health and Nutritional Sciences II
  • Teaching, Learning & Knowledge Transfer
  • Teaching, Learning & Knowledge Transfer II.
  • Introduction to Nutritional and Food Sciences
  • Lifestyle Genomics
  • Applied Nutritional and Nutraceutical Sciences I
  • Nutrition, Exercise and Energy Metabolism
  • Nutrition and Metabolic Control of Disease
  • Applied Nutritional and Nutraceutical Sciences II
  • Current Issues in Nutrigenomics
  • Toxicology, Nutrition and Food

Scholarships & funding

We offer several scholarships, for more information please visit our website.

Tuition

International fees - $30,500- $42,200CAD

Career paths

Sample Careers

  • Research development in the food and natural health product industries
  • Health marketing

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University of Guelph

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The city of Guelph was ranked in 2019 as one of the top 50 places to live in Canada.

The university campus boats a gorgeous walking campus, stunning greenery and beautiful building and facilities.

With over 200 student clubs, 7 dining halls, 19 intramural sports and a 25,000 sq. foot fitness centre, you can see why we are recognized as a Canadian leader in student experience.

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University of Guelph

50 Stone Road East
N1G 2W1 Guelph Ontario
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