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Agricultural Economics, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #439 (QS) ,
The Department of Bioresource Policy, Business and Economics delivers the highly rated graduate degrees in Agricultural Economics. Agricultural Economics offered by University of Saskatchewan  provides opportunities for students to learn and use advanced theoretical and empirical methods in applied economics.

About

Agricultural Economics at University of Saskatchewanprovides opportunities for students to learn and use advanced theoretical and empirical methods in applied economics. Research is applied to real world problems in the multifaceted agri-food sector which encompasses issues in resource management, environmental sustainability, production economics, supply chains, regulation, transport, food quality and safety, rural development, innovation management, public policy and international trade.

Use advanced theoretical and empirical methods in applied economics to study real world problems in the field of agriculture and food. Our department's areas of specialization are: natural resource economics; environmental sustainability and evaluation; international trade policy; supply chain management; public policy and regulation; farm business management; economics of technological change; rural development; agri-food marketing; food safety and quality; and agricultural production economics.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Natural resource economics
  • Environmental sustainability and evaluation
  • International trade policy
  • Supply chain management
  • Public policy and regulation
  • Farm business management
  • Economics of technological change
  • Rural development
  • Agri-food marketing
  • Food safety and quality
  • Agricultural production economics.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

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    6.5

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    86

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: B
Recommended score: B

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • a cumulative weighted average of at least a 70% (U of S grade system equivalent) in the last two years of study (i.e. 60 credit units)
  • a four-year honours degree, or equivalent, from a recognized college or university in an academic discipline relevant to the proposed field of study
  • background training including training in mathematics, statistics, economic theory, and econometrics

Tuition Fee

  • International

    6730 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6730 CAD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    4260 CAD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4260 CAD per year and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Saskatoon

  • 1279 - 1870 CAD/month
    Living Costs

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