Nội dung khóa học "MSc in Food, Agricultural and Resource Economics"
About this course

What will I learn?

The Department of Food, Agricultural and Resource Economics is a research intensive department that takes great pride in providing outstanding educational experiences and in providing research and outreach activities. Our graduate programs emphasize the application of contemporary theories and state-of-the art tools to problems related to food and agriculture, resource use and economic development. Our aim in these graduate programs is to train future research and policy leaders. This training emphasizes the importance of policy relevant and issues oriented research, communicated with clarity, purpose and meaning.

Research Fields

Consumer perceptions regarding food safety and new food products

Bio fuels and the foods versus fuel debate

Impacts of regional and global trade agreements

Effects of legal institutions on resource use and the environment

Impact of climate on agricultural production and risk management

Career opportunities:

Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food, and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA)

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Health Canada

Forestry Canada

Private Firms/Consulting

Which department am I in?

Ontario Agricultural College

Study options

Full Time(5 or 6 semesters)

Tuition fees
CAD$6,837.54 (US$ 5,165) per year
Start date

6 January 2020


University of Guelph

50 Stone Road East,


Ontario (ON),

N1G 2W1, Canada

Entry requirements

For international students

Students must have

Minimum 75% (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)

Expected to have already taken the following basic courses as part of their undergraduate studies:

Intermediate level micro- and macro-economic theory (ECON 2310 and ECON 2410, or equivalent)

Calculus and matrix algebra with applications to economics (ECON 2770 or equivalent)

Intermediate level statistics (ECON 3740 or equivalent)

English Language Proficiency

Canadian Academic English Language Test (CAEL) - 70

International English Language Testing System (Academic) (IELTS) - 6.5

Michigan English Language Assessment Battery (MELAB) - 85

Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE-A) Note: A minimum score of 60 must be achieved in each individual component - 60

Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL Internet-based test (iBT)) Note: A minimum score of 21 must be achieved in each of the four categories (listening, speaking, reading, writing) – 89