McGill University

Agricultural Economics

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Program Information

School:McGill University
Faculty:Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
Degree:Bachelor
Field of Study:Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations
Agricultural Production Operations, Other
Description:The smooth functioning of the agriculture and food system requires good market analysis and appropriate policy and program development and management in the public sector. Agricultural economists are called upon to perform these tasks, utilizing their knowledge of the economic forces that affect the industry and the methods of analysis to predict the outcome of the numerous changes that occur. The agricultural systems orientation is intended to provide students with a broad understanding of the many dimensions of agriculture and food systems, including economic development, international agriculture, and food and agricultural policy.
URL:Agricultural Economics at McGill University
Length:3 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
Provincial: $4,044
National: $9,220
International: $21,367

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •   Biology 
  • 2 of   Chemistry 
  • 2 of   Mathematics 
  • 3 of   Physics 

A DEC in an appropriate Science program, and the following prerequisites: Biology - NYA (OOUK), Chemistry - NYA, NYB (OOUL, OOUM), Mathematics - NYA, NYB (OOUN, OOUP), and Physics - NYA, NYB, NYC (OOUR, OOUS, OOUT). If applying to the B.Sc.(Ag.Env.Sc.) Major in Agricultural Economics only, you will be considered with a DEC in Social Science if it includes Mathematics 103 and 203. An overall Cote R of 24 is required with 24 or better in each of the mathematics prerequisites. If accepted, you will then be required to complete one course each of biology, chemistry, and physics.

Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 577] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 90] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 85]

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on June 28, 2018