The Master of Science in Foods and Nutrition, Thesis-Based Stream is a full-time six term (two-year) graduate program. The Thesis Stream is suitable for students wanting to achieve a Master’s degree and advanced research skills. It does not train students to become Registered Dietitians in Canada.
Although housed at a women’s university, the MScFN program welcomes all genders to apply.
Given the recent announcement that Brescia will fully integrate with Western University as of May 2024, admissions are anticipated to commence later this fall. Specific information regarding the admissions process, timelines, and other details will be shared as they become available. We appreciate your patience and understanding during this transition.
Applicants to the MScFN Thesis-Based Stream program must meet the admissions criteria of Western University’s School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies and program requirements, as follows:
* Qualifying degree must focus on human foods and nutrition.
Applicants must meet selection criteria, which evaluates the individual’s readiness for advanced practice, ability to plan and conduct research and potential for leadership in the profession.
Internationally trained applicants are eligible to apply to the Master of Science in Foods and Nutrition (MScFN) Thesis Stream if they have a Foods and (human) Nutrition or related degree (such as dietetics, food science, applied human nutrition).
International applicants who meet the above criteria may require additional coursework, in addition to English Language Training if English is not their first language, prior to becoming eligible to apply to the MScFN Thesis Stream program.
Review details regarding the application deadlines, process, and application components at How to Apply.