Nutrition and Food - BASc
Is it for you?
Studying Nutrition and Food at Toronto Metropolitan University will prepare you to transform practices and lives through helping individuals, families, groups and communities meet their nutrition-related needs. Your education in science, nutrition, research, communications and social science – in addition to advanced study opportunities in areas such as dietetics, food security, gerontology or Indigenous studies – will provide specialized knowledge and skills that help Canadians enhance their quality of life. An optional international exchange can assist in shaping an understanding of nutrition-related theory and practice across the globe.
- The Canadian Institute of Food Science and Technology
- The Canadian Association of Foodservice Professionals
- The Canadian Diabetes Association
- The Ontario Family Studies Home Economics Educators’ Association
- The Partnership for Dietetic Education and Practice (PDEP) provides the academic foundation for further dietetic training after graduation
Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent with a minimum of six Grade 12 U or M courses including the following program specific requirements.
Typically, a minimum overall average of 70% establishes eligibility for admission consideration; subject to competition individual programs may require higher prerequisite grades and/or higher overall averages:
- English/anglais (ENG4U/EAE4U preferred)
- Chemistry (SCH4U)
- Biology (SBI4U)
- Note: the minimum grade(s) required in the subject prerequisites (normally in the 70 % range) will be determined subject to competition
- Completion of a Grade 12 U mathematics course, a Grade 12 U/M social sciences and humanities course, and a senior level family studies course is recommended
Academic admission requirements for all other applicants are available at: Admission Requirements.
Tuition and fees 2023-2024
For detailed fees information, visit tuition and fees by program.
Ontario students fees range: $7,280 - $7,753
Out-of-province students fees range: $7,996 - $8,661
International students fees range: $33,423 - $34,665
Here is a preview of first-year courses based on the available undergraduate calendar information.
You’ll be equipped to transform practices and lives in areas such as:
- Health care
- Food service, manufacturing or processing industries
- Community and government agencies
- Marketing and promoting consumer food products
- Health promotion
- Policy advising
- Food safety
- Diabetes education
- Meal program coordination or management
- Nutrition education or community food leadership
- Registered Dietician, clinical dietician, sports dietician
- Graduate studies in Nutrition Communication (MHSc) at Toronto Metropolitan University, a degree program unique in Canada, or graduate studies in related fields
- Actual minimum grade ranges required for fall 2024 admission/wait list consideration will be determined based on grades and qualifications presented by the applicant pool as they become available. Required grade ranges may fluctuate from year to year (up or down) as a result of competition. Applicants not educated in Ontario may present the equivalent of the Ontario requirements. TMU reserves the right to determine equivalency at its sole discretion.