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Agro-Environmental Sciences: Animal Production

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Program Information

School:McGill University
Faculty:Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
Field of Study:Animal Breeding
Animal/Livestock Husbandry and Production
Description:The Specialization in Animal Production will be of interest to students who wish to study the improved efficiency of livestock production at the national and international levels. Students are exposed to animal nutrition, reproduction and breeding in a context that respects environmental concerns and animal-welfare issues. Senior-level courses emphasize cutting-edge aspects of the various animal industries (dairy, beef, swine, sheep and poultry).

These courses are complemented by instruction at the Macdonald Campus Farm, as well as field trips to many production facilities throughout Québec. When taken in conjunction with the Major in Agro-Environmental Sciences and the Specialization in Professional Agrology, it conforms with the eligibility requirements of the Ordre des agronomes du Québec.
URL:Agro-Environmental Sciences: Animal Production at McGill University
Length:3 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
Provincial: $4,180
National: $9,576
International: $22,927
Careers:Agricultural and Fish Products Inspectors

Admission Requirements


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 

If you have obtained a Diplôme d'études collégiales (DEC) or you expect to obtain a DEC prior to the start of classes, you are eligible to apply to McGill. A DEC in an appropriate Science program, and the following prerequisites are required: Biology - NYA (OOUK), Chemistry - NYA, NYB (OOUL, OOUM), Mathematics - NYA, NYB (OOUN, OOUP) and Physics - NYA, NYB, NYC (OOUR, OOUS, OOUT).

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 September 03, 2019