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How to apply

Are you considering applying for the Fall 2021 intake for the MScFN Thesis Stream Program?

Submit an online application through the School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies 

Applications open Monday, November 2, 2020

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Watch our website for information on 2021 application process coming soon. 

Please note: Applicants are not responsible to find a Faculty Supervisor before applying to the MScFN program. Applicants are prompted to list research interests and preferred Faculty Research Supervisors in their application, to facilitate the matching process.

Items completed through online application:

Please ensure you make note of the components of the application before starting the application. Components are completed as part of the online application and directions will be included throughout the application process.

Submission Requirements


Upload the contact information for two referees who have direct knowledge of your academic and/or employment/volunteer performance. Please provide at least one professional reference.

As part of the online application process, you will be prompted to submit the referee contact information as a pdf document that you create and upload to your application. Please include the referee name, title, professional email address and phone number. 

Please ensure you have asked your referee in advance of adding their contact information to the application, and explain that they could be contacted at any point during the admissions process, most commonly during February or March.

Supply transcripts for all post-secondary institutions you have attended. If you are currently enrolled in a post-secondary institution you will need to upload transcripts once your fall term grades have been added to the transcript, and in time to meet the application deadline. You will be asked to submit official documentation only if you are offered admission to the program. Instructions for uploading documents are outlined in the application – please read carefully.
Your resume should be a maximum of two (2) pages and an additional one (1) page cover letter. Please reference your past/current research and dietetic experience, your future career goals, as well as your commitment to undertake the Master of Science in Foods and Nutrition program - thesis stream. 
Supplemental Questions

Ensure you upload the completed Supplemental Questions document to the Supplemental Documents area of the online application (you will be prompted to do this as part of the online application).

Selection Process

Invitation to attend an interview with a member of Brescia faculty will be made through email, and applicants are advised to check their email frequently, including spam or junk email folders. Interviews will be conducted either in person, through remote means or in some cases by phone.

Notification of program acceptance will be made following interviews, to successful candidates starting in March until all seats in the program have been filled. This process may go into the Summer months.