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master

Degree

Master of Food, Agricultural & Resource Economics ( Course-Based )

master

Degree

Master of Food, Agricultural & Resource Economics ( Course-Based )

Quick facts

  • Tuition

    $20,513 CAD

  • Application fee

    $110 CAD

  • Duration

    12-16 months

  • PGWP

    12-16 months

  • Min GPA

    70 out of 100

Options
Thesis

These items are optional and you can choose them as you wish after applying for the course.

Deadlines

Term start & deadline Deadline
Fall-September 01-February-2022 2022-02-01

Overview

Master of Food, Agricultural & Resource Economics

offer course-based (MFARE) and thesis-based (MSc) Master degrees and a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree. The course-based degree (MFARE) requires either course work with a major research paper or course work alone. This degree is more structured and focuses on the direct application of knowledge to find solutions related to the agricultural industry.

 This program is ideal for those who wish to add to their academic credentials and pursue their career objectives in a shorter period of time. The MFARE can be completed in approximately 3 to 4 semesters.

 The thesis-based (MSc) and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree programs strive to develop appropriate analytical, methodological, and communication skills to enable students to analyze agriculture and resource problems effectively and explain their findings. 

The MSc requires both course work and a thesis. This program can be completed in approximately 5 to 6 semesters. The PhD program requires course work, successful completion of a qualifying exam and the defense of a research-based thesis with completion in approximately 12 semesters. 

Estimate your cost

Residency
Count of person

$27,489

Total costs

yearly

Details


Cost of living 1 person $7,404
Accommodation 1 bed room $6,976
Tuition 1 person $20,513

Hourly wage

Min wage

15.50 CAD / 1 hour

in Canada every student can work 20 hour per week

Required documents

  • transcripts
  • Statement of research
  • CV/Resume
  • Proof of English Proficiency
  • Visa and Passport

Language requirements

GRE
not required
GMAT
not required

IELTS

6.5
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TOEFL

89
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21
writing
21
speaking
21
reading

PTE

60
60
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60
writing
60
speaking
60
reading

Cambridge

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Language pathway (conditional offer) is available
Eligible to apply without language certificate

Duolingo is currently not being accepted.

The English Language Certificate Program (ELCP) is an intensive academic English program designed to prepare you for academic success. You will learn the skills you need to succeed in university studies at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The 7-week terms include 20 hours of class per week.

Certificate of Proficiency

When you successfully complete the advanced level of the ELCP, you earn the University of Guelph Certificate of English Proficiency. This certificate meets the English proficiency requirements for admission to the University of Guelph and University of Guelph-Humber.

  • Levels 1 and 2 - High beginner level
  • Levels 3 and 4 - Low intermediate level
  • Levels 5 and 6 - Intermediate level - most students who have studied English in secondary school enter the program at this level or higher
  • Levels 7 and 8 - High intermediate level
  • Levels 9 and 10 - Advanced level. Completion of both Level 9 and Level 10 meets the English proficiency requirement for entry into undergraduate and graduate degree programs

What level should you apply for?

You do not need to apply for a specific level. You will be tested during the first week of the semester and placed in the appropriate level of the English Language Certificate Program according to your performance.


Academic background and requirement

MSc and MFARE - minimum 70% (B-) average over the past two years in a four-year honours degree in Food, Agriculture or Resource Economics (or in a field of economics)

Career opportunities

  • Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food, and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA)
  • Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada / Health Canada / Forestry Canada
  • Private firms / consulting
  • Agricultural Commercial Account Representative.
  • Commodities Trader.
  • Community Developer.
  • Farm Manager.

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