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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
Degree:Bachelor
Field of Study:Agricultural and Food Products Processing
Food Science
Food Science and Technology, Other
Description:This multi-disciplinary program provides opportunities for you to understand a number of important issues facing Canada’s agri-food sector including:



- the 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.

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
Scholarships:6
Careers:Agricultural and Fish Products InspectorsHealth Inspectors

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*70
Prerequisites:*

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 

- Biology 30

- Chemistry 30

- Foundations of Mathematics 30 or Pre-Calculus 30

Students can be admitted into this college with one subject deficiency that must be cleared before the second year of study.

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

To view all accepted English language proficiency standardized tests, please visit: https://admissions.usask.ca/requirements/english-language-proficiency.php#ProofofEnglishproficiency

* 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 December 02, 2020

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