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Graduate Programs

How to Apply

Application Period for September 2014 start date:

Internship Stream:
November 1, 2013- January 31, 2014 (applications are now closed)

Thesis Stream:
November 1, 2013-July 8, 2014

Application Checklist:

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

Please ensure you make note of the components of the application before starting the application. Some components are completed online, and some are sent directly to the program.

Items completed through online application:

  • Two letters of reference from referees who have direct knowledge of the students academic and/or employment/volunteer performance. Letters can be submitted through the online process listed in the online application pages. It is recommended that applicants provide one academic and one work/volunteer related reference. ** Please note that the reference forms are not sent to referees until the online application has been received by Western.
  • Supply transcripts for all post-secondary institutions you have attended. (Western University transcripts do not have to be requested by a student from this university).
    • Please note: Fall term grades are used to calculate your average. If you are currently enrolled in a post-secondary institution- you will need to order your transcripts directly from your university once your fall term grades have been uploaded to your transcript and upload them directly to your online MScFN application.

      Please ensure your transcript is uploaded by the January 31st, 2014 deadline.

Items to be sent by email to the Graduate Program Coordinator, Patricia Dobson at

  • Resume, maximum 2 pages (including volunteer/employment history)
  • One page essay describing your experience and future career goals in dietetics as well as explaining your commitment to undertake the Masters of Science in Foods and Nutrition program.

Interviews will be scheduled for internship applicants in February 2014

Notification of acceptance will be made to internship applicants by mid-March 2014