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Agricultural, Food and Nutritional Science (MSc)

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Program Information

School:University of Alberta - Faculty of Graduate Studies & Research
Faculty:Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research
Degree:Master
Field of Study:Agriculture, General
Description:The following Master's options are available: MAg (course-based), MEng (course-based), MSc (course-based), and MSc (thesis-based).

The MAg is a two year course-based program designed for agricultural professionals in government, industry, or private practice. The MEng is a two year course-based program in agricultural, environmental and food engineering designed for agricultural professionals in government, industry, or private practice (students must hold a Bachelor of Engineering degree to be eligible for admission to this program). The MSc is a two year course-based program designed for agricultural professionals in government, industry or private practice; the thesis-based MSc program is for students wishing to specialize and develop skills in research and scientific communication - it prepares students for further advanced training or for middle management positions in government or industry.
URL:Agricultural, Food and Nutritional Science (MSc) at University of Alberta - Faculty of Graduate Studies & Research
Areas of Research:Animal Science; Food Science and Bioresource Technology; Human Nutrition; Plant Biosystems
Thesis Based:Yes
Course Based:Yes
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $5,645
Careers:Agrologists

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*83
Prerequisites:*

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

    The Department's minimum admission requirements for an MSc, MAg, or MEng degree are an undergraduate degree with a grade point average (GPA) of at least 3.3 in the last two years of study at the University of Alberta, or an equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.

    Test Scores:
    • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 90] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 85] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 7] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70]

    All graduate students (both course-based and thesis-based) must have a faculty member agree to supervise their program before admission is approved. We strongly recommend obtaining supervision prior to applying online, as without a supervisor, your application cannot move forward. Contact faculty members in the research area of interest about pursuing a graduate degree under their supervision. Items to include in your email: - A description of your research interests (why are you interested in their work and how do you feel you would be a good fit in their lab?) - Attach your Curriculum Vitae, and include any publications - Attach a copy of your transcripts - If applicable, attach a copy of your English language proficiency

    Application Notes : All graduate students (both course-based and thesis-based) must have a faculty member agree to supervise their program before admission is approved. We strongly recommend obtaining supervision prior to applying online, as without a supervisor, your application cannot move forward. Contact faculty members in the research area of interest about pursuing a graduate degree under their supervision. Items to include in your email: - A description of your research interests (why are you interested in their work and how do you feel you would be a good fit in their lab?) - Attach your Curriculum Vitae, and include any publications - Attach a copy of your transcripts - If applicable, attach a copy of your English language proficiency
    Additional Admission Requirements:
    • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
    • Statement of Research Interests

    * The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

    * 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 October 07, 2019