Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements

Please note: Applications for Admission to the BBA Transfer Option has been suspended until further notice.

Please refer to the information regarding general requirements for Admission and Application to Langara College programs.

Academic and Program Requirements

  1. Completion of BC Grade 12 or equivalent, or be 19 years of age or older.
  2. All students applying to the Nutrition and Food Service Management Diploma Program must have a level of English sufficient to write assignments, read and understand course material, complete assessments and take part in class discussion.

    Students will be required to provide proof of English language proficiency in one of the following ways:
    • A minimum grade of 80% in one of the following courses (or equivalent):
      • English Studies 12 (see note 2);
      • Literary Studies 12 (see note 2); or
      • English First Peoples 12 (see note 2)
    • LPI (Language Proficiency Index) with a minimum of 26 on the essay and one of 5 in English usage, 5 in sentence structure or 10 in reading comprehension.
    • LET (Langara English Test) level 3 or better.
    • Successful completion of a post-secondary English or Communications course for which Langara offers university-transfer credit OR "S" in ENGL 1107, 1108, 1110 at Langara College.
    • TOEFL - internet-based (IBT) score of 80, with a minimum of 20 in Reading and Writing and 18 in Speaking and Listening.
    • TOEFL - paper-based 550 with TWE 4.0.
    • IELTS - International Language Testing System - minimum level 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in listening and speaking.
    • CAEL 60 overall with essay 60.

Note 1: Applicants admitted into the Nutrition and Food Service Management Diploma Program on the basis of a TOEFL, IELTS or CAEL assessment score, will 2. be required to take the Langara English Placement test (LET) (or equivalent) and be placed into an appropriate English course based on their score.

Note 2: Applicants who completed BC English 12, BC English Literature 12, or BC English First Peoples 12 prior to September 2019 may use these courses to satisfy this requirement.

  1. Two letters of reference attesting to the abilities that would be an asset in a career in food service management, one of which must be from an employer.
  2. Resumé.
  3. A letter of intent (maximum 2 pages) that explains why the applicant wishes to enter the program and that demonstrates he/she has an understanding of the role and responsibilities of a Nutrition Manager in a health care setting.
  4. Valid FoodSafe Level 1 (Basic) or equivalent - completed in the last 5 years.
  5. Applicants with previous work experience in the food service industry may be eligible for Prior Learning, Flexible Assessment and Recognition (PLFAR) as determined by the Department Chair.

 

Application and Supporting Documents Deadline

  • Three months prior to the commencement of each semester. Late applications will be accepted if space is available. Please refer to the program application dates in the Application Information section.
  • All required documents must be submitted by the application deadline.
  • Applications will not be considered until all documents have been received.

Program Notes:

Depending on the health policies of the fieldwork and practicum sites, students may be required to have a flu shot or other vaccinations/tests such as Hepatitis A and TB before starting practicum courses. A criminal record check may be required for some placement sites.

Please refer to the information regarding general requirements for Admission and Application to Langara College programs.

Academic and Program Requirements

  1. Completion of BC Grade 12 or equivalent, or be 19 years of age or older.
  2. All students applying to the Nutrition and Food Service Management Diploma Program must have a level of English sufficient to write assignments, read and understand course material, complete assessments and take part in class discussion.

    Students will be required to provide proof of English language proficiency in one of the following ways:
    • A minimum grade of 80% in one of the following courses (or equivalent):
      • English Studies 12 (see note 2);
      • Literary Studies 12 (see note 2); or
      • English First Peoples 12 (see note 2)
    • LPI (Language Proficiency Index) with a minimum of 26 on the essay and one of 5 in English usage, 5 in sentence structure or 10 in reading comprehension.
    • LET (Langara English Test) level 3 or better.
    • Successful completion of a post-secondary English or Communications course for which Langara offers university-transfer credit OR "S" in ENGL 1107, 1108, 1110 at Langara College.
    • TOEFL - internet-based (IBT) score of 80, with a minimum of 20 in Reading and Writing and 18 in Speaking and Listening.
    • TOEFL - paper-based 550 with TWE 4.0.
    • IELTS - International Language Testing System - minimum level 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in listening and speaking.
    • CAEL 60 overall with essay 60.

Note 1: Applicants admitted into the Nutrition and Food Service Management Diploma Program on the basis of a TOEFL, IELTS or CAEL assessment score, will 2. be required to take the Langara English Placement test (LET) (or equivalent) and be placed into an appropriate English course based on their score.

Note 2: Applicants who completed BC English 12, BC English Literature 12, or BC English First Peoples 12 prior to September 2019 may use these courses to satisfy this requirement.

  1. Two letters of reference attesting to the abilities that would be an asset in a career in food service management, one of which must be from an employer.
  2. Resumé.
  3. A letter of intent (maximum 2 pages) that explains why the applicant wishes to enter the program and that demonstrates he/she has an understanding of the role and responsibilities of a Nutrition Manager in a health care setting.
  4. Valid FoodSafe Level 1 (Basic) or equivalent - completed in the last 5 years.
  5. Applicants with previous work experience in the food service industry may be eligible for Prior Learning, Flexible Assessment and Recognition (PLFAR) as determined by the Department Chair.

 

Application and Supporting Documents Deadline

  • Three months prior to the commencement of each semester. Late applications will be accepted if space is available. Please refer to the program application dates in the Application Information section.
  • All required documents must be submitted by the application deadline.
  • Applications will not be considered until all documents have been received.

Program Notes:

Depending on the health policies of the fieldwork and practicum sites, students may be required to have a flu shot or other vaccinations/tests such as Hepatitis A and TB before starting practicum courses. A criminal record check may be required for some placement sites.

Please refer to the information regarding general requirements for Admission and Application to Langara College programs.

Academic Requirements

  1. Completion of a baccalaureate program in nutrition or dietetics from a recognized Canadian academic institution, or equivalent.
  2. A minimum of three credits of university-transferable English with a minimum "C" grade.

Program Requirements

  1. Two letters of reference attesting to the abilities that would be an asset in a career in food service management, one of which must be from an employer.
  2. Resumé.
  3. A letter of intent (maximum 2 pages) that explains why the applicant wishes to enter the program and that demonstrates he/she has an understanding of the role and responsibilities of a Nutrition Manager in a health care setting.
  4. Food Safe Level I or equivalent, completed within the past 5 years
  5. Applicants with previous work experience in the food service industry may be eligible for Prior Learning, Flexible Assessment and Recognition (PLFAR) in FSRV 1219 as determined by the Department Chair.

Please note:  Applications for Admission to the BBA Transfer Option has been suspended until further notice.

Please refer to the information regarding general requirements for Admission and Application to Langara College programs.

Academic and Program Requirements

  1. Completion of BC Grade 12 or equivalent, or be 19 years of age or older.
  2. Applicants holding a Bachelor of Science in Nutritional Science or higher-level degree from a recognized Canadian post-secondary institution may receive up to 30 transfer credits toward completion of the program.
  3. All students applying to the Nutrition and Food Service Management Diploma Program must have a level of English sufficient to write assignments, read and understand course material, complete assessments and take part in class discussion.

    Students will be required to provide proof of English language proficiency in one of the following ways:

    • A minimum grade of 80% in one of the following courses (or equivalent):
      • English Studies 12 (see note 2);
      • Literary Studies 12 (see note 2); or
      • English First Peoples 12 (see note 2)
    • LPI (Language Proficiency Index) with a minimum of 26 on the essay and one of 5 in English usage, 5 in sentence structure or 10 in reading comprehension.
    • LET (Langara English Test) level 3 or better.
    • Successful completion of a post-secondary English or Communications course for which Langara offers university-transfer credit OR "S" in ENGL 1107, 1108, 1110 at Langara College.
    • TOEFL - internet-based (IBT) score of 80, with a minimum of 20 in Reading and Writing and 18 in Speaking and Listening.
    • TOEFL - paper-based 550 with TWE 4.0.
    • IELTS - International Language Testing System - minimum level 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in listening and speaking.
    • CAEL 60 overall with essay 60.

Note 1: Applicants admitted into the Nutrition and Food Service Management Diploma Program on the basis of a TOEFL, IELTS or CAEL assessment score, will be required to take the Langara English Placement test (LET) (or equivalent) and be placed into an appropriate English course based on their score.

Note 2: Applicants who completed BC English 12, BC English Literature 12, or BC English First Peoples 12 prior to September 2019 may use these courses to satisfy this requirement.

  1. Two letters of reference attesting to the abilities that would be an asset in a career in food service management, one of which must be from an employer.
  2. Resumé.
  3. A letter of intent (maximum 2 pages) that explains why the applicant wishes to enter the program and that demonstrates he/she has an understanding of the role and responsibilities of a Nutrition Manager in a health care setting.
  4. Valid FoodSafe Level 1 (Basic) or equivalent - completed in the last 5 years.
  5. Applicants with previous work experience in the food service industry may be eligible for Prior Learning, Flexible Assessment and Recognition (PLFAR) as determined by the Department Chair.

 

Application and Supporting Documents Deadline

  • Three months prior to the commencement of each semester. Late applications will be accepted if space is available. Please refer to the program application dates in the Application Information section.
  • All required documents must be submitted by the application deadline.
  • Applications will not be considered until all documents have been received.

Program Notes:

Depending on the health policies of the fieldwork and practicum sites, students may be required to have a flu shot or other vaccinations/tests such as Hepatitis A and TB before starting practicum courses. A criminal record check may be required for some placement sites.

To be admitted and participate in the Co-operative Education Option, you must:

  1. Be enrolled in three (3) or more program courses (minimum nine [9] credits), not including EXPE 2300 [formerly BUSM 2300/COOP 2300]);
  2. Achieve and maintain a mimimum GPA of 2.6 in each term;
  3. Successfully complete an employability assessment interview with a Co-op Officer; and
  4. Complete EXPE 2300 (formerly BUSM 2300/COOP 2300) with a minimum "C" grade.

See Co-operative Education Programs for more information.

To be admitted and participate in the Co-operative Education Option, you must:

  1. Be enrolled in three (3) or more program courses (minimum nine [9] credits), not including EXPE 2300 [formerly BUSM 2300/COOP 2300]);
  2. Achieve and maintain a mimimum GPA of 2.6 in each term;
  3. Successfully complete an employability assessment interview with a Co-op Officer; and
  4. Complete EXPE 2300 (formerly BUSM 2300/COOP 2300) with a minimum "C" grade.

See Co-operative Education Programs for more information.