University of Guelph

Food, Agricultural, and Resource Economics

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Program Information

School:University of Guelph
Faculty:Department of Food, Agriculture and Resource Economics
Degree:Bachelor; Honours
Field of Study:Agricultural Economics
Description:The food and agriculture sector connects people with the world’s natural resource base and is at the heart of many of the most pressing global issues. In this major, students will acquire the analytical and management skills needed to effectively deal with emerging issues and challenges related to food and agriculture, such as food poverty, food safety and insecurity, and sustainability. Building on an understanding of economic theory and applied methods in both the Canadian and world contexts, a variety of career opportunities arise in industry, government agencies and non-governmental organizations.

URL:Food, Agricultural, and Resource Economics at University of Guelph
Length:4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $32,652

The total tuition and fees for the Fall 2022 and Winter 2023 semesters.
Careers:Agricultural Representatives, Consultants and Specialists

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*75 to 80
Prerequisites:*These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
  •  Grade12 English 
Applicants are required to have English (ENG4U), and 5 additional 4U or 4M courses.

Advanced Functions (MHF4U) is highly recommended.
Test Scores:
  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based) [min. 250] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 600] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 89] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 70]
Application Notes : To view all accepted English language proficiency standardized tests, please visit:

* 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 February 17, 2023

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