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Internationally Trained Applicants

 

MScFN Thesis Stream

Internationally trained applicants are only eligible to apply to MScFN (Thesis
Stream) if they have a degree in Foods and Nutrition or related degree (such as dietetics, applied nutrition, home economics with a major in nutrition) and are authorized to practice as Dietitians in their home country.

International applicants who meet the above criteria and are from the following regions:

  • Middle Eastern Countries (e.g. Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates)
  • Asian Countries (e.g. China, India, Philippines),
  • Caribbean Countries (e.g. Jamaica, Barbados)

and (depending on courses taken in their undergraduate degree) would usually require the successful completion of the following undergraduate courses at Brescia University College in addition to English Language Training (if English is not their first language) prior to becoming eligible to apply to the MScFN (Thesis Stream):

  • FN 1021 Nutrition for Modern Living
  • FN 2232 Principles of Food Science
  • FN 2241B Nutrition through the Human Life Cycle
  • FN 3342A Advanced Food Science
  • FN 3344A Diet & Nutritional Assessment
  • FN 3348B Food Production Management
  • FN 3351A Clinical Nutrition I
  • FN 3361B Fundamentals of Community Nutrition
  • FN 4453A Clinical Nutrition II
  • HE 4411F Research Methodology


** Note: these courses will take at least two (2) years to complete

 


MScFN Internship Stream

International Applicants who are interested in applying to the MScFN (Internship Stream) must first successfully complete a Dietitians of Canada accredited honors undergraduate BSc in Foods and Nutrition. For a complete list of accredited undergraduate Foods and Nutrition programs, please see the Dietitians of Canada website at www.dietitians.ca

For a complete list of MScFN Internship Stream eligibility requirements, please see the "Internship Admissions" page in the left column.

If you are interested in applying to the Dietitians of Canada accredited undergraduate BSc in Foods and Nutrition program at Brescia University College, please contact Cait Bionda, Admissions and Liaison Officer at cbionda2@uwo.ca


English Language Proficiency for International Applicants:


IELTS: minimum score of 8.0
TOEFL: (internet test): minimum score of 107
TOEFL (paper based test): minimum score of 625


Canadian/American trained potential applicants to the MScFN program:


If you graduated from a Canadian DC or US ADA accredited Foods and
Nutrition/Dietetics program more than 3 years ago
: Please contact Dietitians of Canada for a DC Assessment. The DC Assessment will provide you with a list of courses which need to be upgraded prior to applying to the MScFN Internship Stream or other post degree internship programs. Contact information for Dietitians of Canada can be found on their website at: www.dietitians.ca.

If you graduated from a US ADA accredited Foods and Nutrition/Dietetics
program less than 3 years ago: Please contact Dietitians of Canada for a DC
Assessment prior to applying to the MScFN (Internship Stream) program.
Contact information for Dietitians of Canada can be found on their website at:
www.dietitians.ca