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Bachelor of Science [B.Sc] (Agricultural Business Management)

 4 years
 full time
 on campus

Field of Study

$ 22,125 

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Program Description

  • The University of Alberta offers a BSc in Agricultural Business Management for a duration of 4 years.
  • It is an on-campus program offered on a full-time basis only.
  • This program examines the relationships between science and economics in the agri-food sector.
  • From agricultural and resource economics to animal, plant, and soil sciences, this program gives you both the business skills and the scientific understanding needed to succeed in this global industry.
  • This program is offered jointly by the Faculty of Agricultural, Life and Environmental Sciences, and the Alberta School of Business.
  • Students can participate in the Alberta School of Business Co-op Program as part of this degree.
  • The BSc in Agricultural/Food Business Management degree allows students to study food science and business simultaneously, setting students up for a variety of careers in the agri-food sector.
    • Agricultural Business Management scholarships, awards, prizes, and bursaries awarded in Alberta for higher education students.
    • The University of Alberta got ranks 3rd for best University Business programs according to MacLean’s 2020 in Canada and also ranks no. 1 in undergraduate teaching awards and has over 100 years of academic excellence.
    • The Faculty of Agricultural, Life and Environmental Sciences at the University of Alberta provides solutions to global challenges in the areas of agriculture, nutrition, the environment, and human ecology.
    • Job opportunities after Bsc in Agricultural Business Management are Agri-Food Sales and Marketing Manager, Business Development Officer, etc.

    Program Highlights

    Degree Type Offered Bachelor
    Duration4 years
    Fees$ 92,464 for 4 years
    Delivery TypeFull Time
    Admission Intake Fall (Deadline - Mar 01)
    Language Proficiency TOEFL,IELTS,PTE
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    Eligibility & Entry Requirement

    Academic Eligibility:

    • Students must have to complete a preprofessional study which may be completed in the BSc in Agriculture program, other Faculty or program, or other postsecondary institution.
    • Students must hold a GPA of 2.3 out of 4.00 4.0 in the last two years of study.

    Indian Student Eligibility:

    Indian students are eligible to apply if they meet one of the following eligibility criteria:

    • Complete International Baccalaureate (IB) or Advanced Placement (AP) courses.
    • Secured a minimum of 70% marks in one of these certificates: All India Senior School Certificate, Higher Secondary School Certificate, Intermediate Certificate, Indian School Certificate.
    • Completed grade 11 and grade 12 with 70% marks.

    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.

    Required Document List

    Following are the required documents:

    • CV/Resume: Outline of academic achievements and/or awards, publications, relevant work, and/or volunteer experience.
    • Official Transcripts: Students have to submit a copy of their original official transcripts.
    • Reference letters: Students will choose letter writers that will be able to comment on their academic record as well as other experiences or relevant skill sets. 
    • Three Letters of Reference: The online application system will notify the references and allow the student to upload their letters. Letters can be academic or business references.
    • Statement of Intent: Reasons or intentions for pursuing studies in this program, including a description of prior experience.
    • ELP Scores: Students have to submit their English language proficiency scores like IELTS, TOEFL, or other test scores.

    Application Deadline

    Mar 01

    Scores Required

    90 / 120

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    Fees & Funding

    Tution & Application Fees

    YearYear 1Year 2Year 3Year 4
    Tuition fees$22125$22125$22125$22125
    Books and supplies$900$900$900$900
    Health and wellness$91$91$91$91
    Total fees$23116$23116$23116$23116

    Living Costs

    HeadAvg Cost Per Year
    Housing$ 10,800
    Food$ 2,700


    Academy Ranking of World Universities 2020

    Ranked #34/ 400

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    Scholarship Grants & Financial Aids

    NameAmountInternational Students EligibleApplication Deadline
    University of Alberta- India Centenary Scholarship $14,165 Yes 12 Dec, 2020
    India First Year Excellence Scholarship $3,795 Yes N/A
    Alberta Geomatics Group Scholarship $378 Yes 01 Aug, 2020
    University of Alberta Graduate Fellowship $5,544 Yes 04 Oct, 2020
    Alberta Innovates Graduate Student Scholarship Variable Yes 14 Feb, 2021
    Go Clean Scholarship $3,500 Yes 31 Dec, 2020
    VueVille Future Technology Scholarship $1,000 Yes 30 Sep, 2020
    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
    BrokerFish International student scholarship $1,000 Yes 21 Dec, 2020
    Debesh Kamal Scholarship $1,385 Yes 30 Apr, 2020
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    VISA & Work Study


    • There is no particular visa type to study in Canada but require a Student Visa.
    • International applicants who are applying for a Student Visa are required to have TRV (Temporary Resident Visa) or eTA (Electronic Travel Authorization) for entry in Canada.
    • Following are the required documents for Students visa applications:
      • Application for Study Permit
      • Letter of acceptance
      • Proof of financial support
      • Passport photos
      • an Entry Visa to enter the country
      • Visa to study or work in the country
      • Resident Permit or registration after arrival in the host country

    Work Study

    Students from the University of Alberta can work both on-campus and off-campus.

    On-Campus: Students can work on-campus. The jobs available for students are UAlberta offices like interns, assistants, receptionists, and Stores and restaurants, UAlberta bookstores, UAlberta libraries, Coffeeshops.  Students can work a number of hours per week on-campus and up to 20 hours a week.

    Off-Campus: Students can also work off-campus. The jobs available for students are companies in their field of studies, Banks, Restaurants, and Stores. Students can work a number of hours per week off-campus and up to 20 hours a week.

    Career and Placement after Course

    Following are the career opportunities for students are:

    • Agri-Food Sales and Marketing Manager
    • Agrologist
    • Business Development Officer
    • Credit / Loans Manager
    • Food Manufacturing / Processing Supervisor
    • Food Processor Consultant
    • Fund Development Professional
    • Investment Advisor
    • Management Consultant
    • Market Research Analyst
    • Marketing Manager
    • Operations Manager
    • Policy Analyst

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