The University of British Columbia - Vancouver

Food and Resource Economics

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Program Information

School:The University of British Columbia - Vancouver
Faculty:Faculty of Land and Food Systems
Field of Study:Agricultural Economics
Food Science and Technology, Other
Description:Examine critical issues in local and global food production and distribution using the lens of economics, business management, and interdisciplinary science in the Food and Resource Economics program.. Learn more about the limits of the market and the role of government in making the global food supply more efficient and equitable. Find out how to identify the most effective way for society to deal with natural resource and environmental degradation. As a Food and Resource Economics student, you’ll work with large data sets, completing visualizations and statistical analysis, to develop the tools you need to be effective in a wide range of employment situations after graduation.
URL:Food and Resource Economics at The University of British Columbia - Vancouver
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $6,111
International: $47,031

This estimate represents the tuition for the first year.
Careers:Agricultural Representatives, Consultants and Specialists

Admission Requirements


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

  •  Grade12 English 

  • Graduation from high school
  • Minimum of 70% in Grade 11 or Grade 12 English (or their equivalents)
  • At least six academic/non-academic Grade 12 courses (recommended, but not required)

Application Notes : English is the language of instruction at UBC. All prospective students must demonstrate English-language competency prior to admission. There are numerous ways to meet theEnglish Language Admission Standard.

* 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 August 06, 2022

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