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Food and Biproduct Sciences (B.S.A.)

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Program Information

School:University of Saskatchewan
Faculty:College of Agriculture and Bioresources
Field of Study:Agricultural and Food Products Processing
Food Science
Food Science and Technology, Other
Description:This multi-disciplinary program provides opportunities for students to understand a number of important issues facing Canada’s agri-food sector, including but not limited, to improvement of traditional foods and food processing; development of novel functional foods and nutraceuticals using advanced technologies; and conversion of underutilized agriculture materials into value-added bioproducts. This focus is in keeping with a contemporary emphasis on non-fossil fuel, climate change and the environment, water safety and quality, food safety and quality, and health and wellness. The program also reflects the tight integration of microbiology and food and bioproduct sciences with respect to production, quality assurance and safety.

As a department, we are committed to developing sustainable environmental solutions for the production, utilization, and handling of agriculturally based commodities while adding value to the Canadian agri-food industry. Our goal is to improve the nutritional, quality and safety aspects of the foods we consume and to utilize our biological resources in the fullest manner possible.
URL:Food and Biproduct Sciences (B.S.A.) at University of Saskatchewan
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $6,737
International: $18,391
Careers:Health InspectorsAgricultural and Fish Products Inspectors

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*70

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

  •  Grade12 Biology 
  •  Grade12 Chemistry 
  •  Grade12 Mathematics  or  Grade12 Precalculus 

In addition to the Required Courses for admission, some university courses have a high school pre-requisite. Students can be admitted into this college with one subject deficiency that must be cleared before the second year of study. Students who have graduated from a recognized two-year agriculture diploma program may be admitted with more than one high school deficiency.

Test Scores:
  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Michigan English Language Assessment Battery [min. 85] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 86]

* 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 September 05, 2019

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