Master On Campus

Food Science and Bioresource Technology

University of Alberta

24 months
7680 CAD/year
3759 CAD/year
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Food Science and Bioresource Technology program at the University of Alberta takes an integrated approach to value-added utilization of agricultural commodities, targeting both food and industrial products. 


Food Science and Bioresource Technology program at the University of Alberta has leading edge research programs in food microbiology and food safety, food processing, food chemistry and functionality, functional foods and nutraceuticals, carcass and meat science, sensory and consumer science and bioresource technology. 

Learning outcomes

Research addresses consumer demand for nutritious, safe, high quality foods and beverages, develops novel food processing technologies, creates innovative food and industrial products, and develops valuable bioproducts from agricultural commodities and waste.

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Individual Study 
  • Advanced Study of Food Fermentations 
  • Processing of Milk and Dairy Products 
  • Muscle Food Science and Technology 
  • Rangeland Plant Communities of Western Canada 
  • Science and Technology of Cereal and Oilseed Processing 
  • Applied Bioinformatics 
  • Renewable Biomaterials 
  • Veterinary Immunology 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


60 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants are normally required to have completed a four-year baccalaureate degree, or its academic equivalent, from an academic institution recognized by the University of Alberta. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    7680 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7680 CAD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    3759 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3759 CAD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Edmonton

1201 - 1992 CAD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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