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undergraduate

Degree

Bachelor of Commerce - Food and Agricultural Business (Honours)

Course code: #GBB

undergraduate

Degree

Bachelor of Commerce - Food and Agricultural Business (Honours)

Quick facts

  • Annual tuition (2023)

    $42,848 CAD

  • Application fee

    $90 CAD

  • Duration

    4 years

  • PGWP

    3 years

  • Min GPA

    80 out of 100

Options
Co-op

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

Deadlines

Term start& deadline Deadline
Winter-January 31-December-2023 2023-12-31
Spring-May 30-April-2024 2024-04-30
Fall-September 01-March-2024 2024-03-01
Winter-January 31-December-2024 2024-12-31

Overview

Bachelor of Commerce - Food and Agricultural Business (Honours)

The University of Guelph offers an eight-semester (20.00 credits) honours program leading to a Bachelor of Commerce degree (B.Comm.). 

Food is big business – and Canada’s second-largest industry. 

In fact, in Ontario, one in every five jobs is food-related. 

The Food and Agricultural Business degree at the University of Guelph prepares you for the challenging and ever-changing landscape of today’s agribusiness industry. 

Gain Valuable Experience Through Co-op

Food and Agricultural Business co-op requires students to complete three co-op work terms as part of this five-year degree and is designed to facilitate the transition of students from academic studies to a professional career improving students’ job search skills, work performance and networking abilities, and boosting resume experience.

Note: Offered as regular and co-op programs. 

Students not admitted to co-op will automatically be considered for the regular program. 

Estimate your cost

Residency
Count of person

$49,694

Total costs

yearly

Details


Cost of living 1 person $8,340
Accommodation 1 bed room $6,846
Tuition 1 person $42,848

Hourly wage

Min wage

16.55 CAD / 1 hour

in Canada every student can work 20 hour per week

Required documents

  • Academic/Official Transcripts
  • Proof of English Language Proficiency (If Applicable)
  • Passport or Visa Documents

Language requirements

GRE
not required
GMAT
not required

IELTS

6.5
6
listening
6
writing
6
speaking
6
reading

TOEFL

89
21
listening
21
writing
21
speaking
21
reading

PTE

60
60
listening
60
writing
60
speaking
60
reading

Cambridge

176
169
listening
169
writing
169
speaking
169
reading
Language pathway (conditional offer) is available

English Language Certificate Program (ELCP)

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 instructional hours per week.

Entry RequirementsLanguage LevelsLead toDate
  • 18 years of age or older*
  • Completion of secondary school* with strong marks
  • Minimum high beginner level of English proficiency
  • Academic goal to study at university, either at the undergraduate or graduate level or to improve academic English
Levels 1 and 2 - High beginner levelEntry into undergraduate and graduate degree programsSeptember, October, January, March, May and July
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

*If you are 17 and/or still completing secondary school, please contact the English Language Programs office, as these requirements can be waived in some exceptional cases.


Academic background and requirement

Requirements:

  • English
  • Advanced Math

India:

Completion of a Class 12 State Board Certificate in the required academic stream with strong First Division standing.

For example:

  • Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) OR Indian School Certificate (ISC)
  • Higher Secondary Certificate (ISC) OR
  • Punjab School Education Board (PSEB)

For early admission decisions, students may submit verified 10th standard board results accompanied by anticipated Class 12 grades listed by subject from the school, with a minimum average of 80%.

Iran:

Diploma Metevaseth/National High School Diploma (after 12 years) or Pre-university year + Diploma Metevaseth with a minimum of 16.

China: 

1. Students progressing through Upper Middle School: the Academic Proficiency Test (APT)/HuiKao from CHESICC-Parchment Portal Service with a minimum of 5 relevant required subjects for the degree and major, along with school documents for grades 10, 11, and first semester Grade 12 are required. 

Final official Upper Middle School Graduation Certificate will be required in August from the CHESICC-Parchment Portal Service.

2. Students who finished high school in a previous year are required to submit the Upper Middle School Graduation Certificate and the Chinese National University Entrance Examinations (NCEE) including a minimum of 5 relevant required subjects. 

All documents and English translations must be sent directly to Admission Services through CHESICC-Parchment Portal Service.

Career opportunities

  • Agribusiness Manager
  • Agricultural Economist
  • Food Supply Chain Analyst
  • Agricultural Marketing Specialist
  • Farm Management Consultant
  • Sustainability Analyst in Agriculture
  • Agricultural Policy Advisor

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