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MCGILL UNIVERSITY, MONTREAL, QUEBEC - PROGRAMS

Montreal, QuebecLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1821Established Year
  40493Enrollment

Bachelor of Science [B.Sc] (Food Science)

 3 years
 90 Credits
 full time
  English
 on campus

Field of Study

$ 16,339 

1st Year
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Program Description

  • Bachelor of Science in Food Science at McGill University allows students to complete this program in 3 years.
  • Students need to complete 90 credits successfully to graduate from this Food Science program.
  • Students are exposed to both theoretical and practical issues of both hardware and software in well-equipped laboratories.
  • The Bachelor’s in Food Science offers advanced training in the critical, historical, and theoretical analysis of:
    •  Principles of Food Analysis 1
    •  Food Chemistry
    •  Post Harvest Fruit&Veg Technol
    •  Nutrition and Health
    •  Biophysical Chemistry of Food
  • In addition to technical complementary courses, students in the Food Science program take general complementary courses in social sciences, management studies, and humanities.
  • This program is intended for those students interested in the multidisciplinary field of food science.
  • The courses are integrated to acquaint the student with food processing, food chemistry, quality assurance, analytical procedures, food products, standards, and regulations.
  • The program prepares graduates for employment as scientists in industry or government, in regulatory, research, quality assurance, or product development capacities.
  • Graduates have the academic qualifications for membership in the Canadian Institute of Food Science and Technology (CIFST).
  • Graduates of the Food Science Major with Food Science Option can also qualify for recognition by the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT).
  • The students to faculty ratio for this Food Science program at McGill University is 19:1.
  • The job opportunities after this Food Science program that students get at McGill University are:
    • Food technologist.
    • Nutritional therapist.
    • Product/process development scientist.
    • Quality manager.
    • Regulatory affairs officer.
    • Scientific laboratory technician, etc., with an average salary of 27,250 USD.

Program Highlights

Degree Type Offered Bachelor
Duration3 years
Total Credits90
Fees$ 52,797 for 3 years or 90 Credits Program
Delivery TypeFull Time
Admission Intake Fall (Deadline - Jan 15)
Language Proficiency IELTS,TOEFL
Program Urlhttp://www.mcgill.ca/foodscience/undergraduate/curricula-bsc-fsc-food-science

Eligibility & Entry Requirement

Students must meet the following requirements for admission in this program:

  • A- average in grades 10, 11 and 12
  • B+ in each prerequisite math and science
  • ACT 28 (Maths & Science subscores ≥ 27, others ≥ 24) or
  • SAT: EB Read & Writing 670, Math 670 and Subject Tests: 650 in each subject

Students must have basic knowledge in Pre-calculus and Physics

Indian Student Eligibility:

Indian students need to maintain an overall average of 60% in their 12th grade.

Along with the minimum eligibility requirements, international students hailing from non-English speaking countries need to prove English proficiency through IELTS/TOEFL/any equivalent test.

The above requirements are the minimum requirements and do not guarantee admission. The admissions committee will consider all evidence in the file and decide. To know more about the requirem….Read More


Required Document List

Followings are the required document:

  • Official Transcripts: Students have to submit a copy of their original transcripts.
  • Letters of Reference: Students have to submit two letters of recommendation.
  • ELP Scores: Students have to submit their English language proficiency scores like IELTS, TOEFL or other test scores.


Application Deadline

Fall
Jan 15


Scores Required

6.5 / 9

Avg. Score in

IELTS

86 / 120

Avg. Score in

TOEFL


Fees & Funding

Tution & Application Fees

Year/headYear 1Year 2Year 3
Tuition fees$16339$16339$16339
Health insurance$871$871$871
Others$389$389$389
Total fees$17599$17599$17599

Living Costs

HeadAvg Cost Per Year
Housing$ 9,789
Food$ 4,106

Ranking

Academy Ranking of World Universities 2020

Ranked #101/ 300

Food Science [ International ]


Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

NameAmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
McGill Faculty Major Entrance Scholarship Variable Yes N/A
Forktip Women’s- Innovation Scholarship Variable Yes 30 Aug, 2020
(ISC)² Women’s Cybersecurity Scholarships Variable Yes 19 Feb, 2021
Collegedunia $150 Scholarship Program $150 Yes N/A
Go Clean Scholarship $3,500 Yes 31 Dec, 2020
BrokerFish International student scholarship $1,000 Yes 21 Dec, 2020
VueVille Future Technology Scholarship $1,000 Yes 30 Sep, 2020
Debesh Kamal Scholarship $1,385 Yes 30 Apr, 2020
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VISA & Work Study

VISA

  • International applicants who are applying for a Canadian Student VISA are required to have TRV (Temporary Resident Visa or ETA (Electronic Travel Authorization) for entry in Canada.
  • Students need these documents for student visa application:
    • Proof of Acceptance
    • Proof of Identity
    • Proof of Financial Support

Work Study

  • Work while studying International students on the study visa are still able to work 20 hours/week. 
  • Students can work part-time up to 20 hours a week combined on-campus and off-campus work
  • International applicants who are applying for a Canadian Student VISA are required to have TRV (Temporary Resident Visa or ETA (Electronic Travel Authorization) for entry in Canada.
  • Students need these documents for student visa application:
    • Proof of Acceptance
    • Proof of Identity
    • Proof of Financial Support
  • During an academic session and full-time during a regularly scheduled break.

Career and Placement after Course

Career possibilities are:

  • Biomanufacturing scientist,
  • Regulatory affairs officer,
  • Agricultural product researcher


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