McGill University

Global Food Security

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Program Information

School:McGill University
Faculty:Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
Field of Study:Foods, Nutrition, and Related Services, Other
Foodservice Systems Administration/Management
Description:The Global Food Security program at McGill is a multidisciplinary program that offers students a unique opportunity to combine studies in public health and food safety, international development and environmental sciences with agriculture and nutrition, providing them with the skills they need to build successful careers in this challenging and rewarding environment. The Global Food Security program combines comprehensive course work with hands-on experiences through structured internships and study abroad opportunities. The field experience (in Canada or abroad) includes project development in local communities, observing smallholder agriculture on site, and participating in a variety of activities designed to sensitize future graduates to the challenges facing global populations in achieving food security.
URL:Global Food Security at McGill University
Length:3 Year(s)

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*80
Prerequisites:*These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
  • 2 of  Grade12 Biology  or  Grade12 Physics  or  Grade12 Chemistry 
  •  Grade12 Fran├žais  or  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Mathematics  or  Grade12 Calculus and Vectors 
A DEC in an appropriate science program, and the following prerequisites: Biology - NYA (00UK), Chemistry - NYA, NYB (00UL, 00UM), Mathematics - NYA, NYB (00UN, 00UP) and Physics - NYA, NYB, NYC (00UR, 00US, 00UT).
Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 577] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 90]

* 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 August 17, 2021