How to apply
Are you considering applying for the Fall 2021 intake for the MScFN Thesis Stream
Submit an online application through the School of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies.
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.
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
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.
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).
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 or through remote
means (most commonly by zoom technology) 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.