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Degree

Master of Science - Agricultural Food & Nutritional Science

master

Degree

Master of Science - Agricultural Food & Nutritional Science

Quick facts

  • Tuition

    53,228 CAD

  • Application fee

    135 CAD

  • Years of study

    12 months

  • PGWP Duration

    12 months

  • Min required GPA

    3 out of 4

DeadLines

START & DEADLINE TERM DEADLINE APPLICATION
Fall-September 15-May-2023 15-May-2023

Overview

Master of Science - Agricultural Food & Nutritional Science

The Department offers a thesis-based MSc and a course-based MSc. In addition to the general course-based MSc, two specializations are available:

Food Safety and Quality. The specialization in Food Safety and Quality is structured to deliver competencies that are required for positions in food safety and quality assurance in the food industry.

Courses are related to assessment, detection and mitigation to risks pertaining to food safety; development and use of tools to determine food quality and to improve food quality through selection and improvement of raw materials, processing, and packaging. 

The requirements for the specialization in Food Safety and Quality can be completed in one calendar year.

Meat Quality. The specialization in Meat Quality is structured to deliver competencies required for positions in the meat industry. 

Courses are related to meat science, assessment, detection and mitigation of risks pertaining to meat safety, methods to determine eating quality through selection and improvement of raw materials, processing and packaging, communication skills, and animal production. 

Smart Cost Estimator

Count of person
Accommodation

$64,664

Total costs

yearly

$7,536

Cost of living

1 person

$3,900

Accommodation

1 bed room

$53,228

Tuition

1 person

Academic Requirements

For an MAg or a course-based MSc degree, the Department's minimum admission requirements are an undergraduate degree with an admission GPA of at least 3.0 on the 4-point scale from the University of Alberta, or an equivalent qualification and standing from a recognized institution.

Required documents

  • Transcripts
  • Letters of Reference
  • CV
  • Research Statement
  • English Language Proficiency (if applicable)
  • Passport and Visa

Language Requirements

GRE
GMAT

IELTS

6.5
6
listening
6
writing
6
speaking
6
reading

TOEFL

90
21
listening
21
writing
21
speaking
21
reading

PTE

61
60
listening
60
writing
60
speaking
60
reading

Cambridge

-
listening
-
writing
-
speaking
-
reading

Career Opportunities

  • Winemaker
  • Cellar manager
  • Agricultural extension officer
  • Agritourism
  • Research, education and training
  • Food and Nutrition Management
  • Public Health Nutrition

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