The Nutritional and Nutraceutical Sciences major is concerned with understanding the contribution of food, beverage and nutritional supplement consumption to growth, development of optimal biological function, maintenance of health, and treatment of disease.
If lacking the fundamentals of word processing, spread sheet use and data management, the student should select CIS 1200 as early in the program as possible.
Tackle nutrition-related problems in the food, pharmaceutical and natural health product industries, in Nutritional and Nutraceutical Sciences. Focus on the contribution of dietary intake to the growth and maintenance of biological functions. Understand how nutrients, photochemical, 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.
Research development in the food and natural health product industries
Health marketing (with an emphasis on functional foods and natural health products)
Regulatory and scientific affairs officer in the food industry
6 January 2020
University of Guelph
50 Stone Road East,
N1G 2W1, Canada
The secondary school graduation certificate which would admit a student to an internationally recognized university in his or her home country is normally acceptable for admission to the University of Guelph.
English Proficiency Requirements
International English Language Testing System (IELTS) - Minimum overall score of 6.5 with no band less than 6
Canadian Academic English Language Assessment (CAEL) - Minimum overall band score of 70
Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) Internet-based: minimum total score of 89 with no individual scaled score less than 21
Michigan English Language Assessment Battery (MELAB) - Minimum overall score of 85 and a minimum composition score of 83. In addition, you must present a minimum score on the oral test of three (3)
Pearson Test of English (PTE) - Minimum score of 60 and no score less than 60 for any individual component
Advanced Level of the English Language Certificate Program - Successful completion of the University of Guelph, Open Learning Advanced Level of the English Language Certificate Program (Levels 9 and 10).