University of Alberta - Faculty of Graduate Studies & Research

Faculty of Graduate Studies & Research
Killam Centre for Advanced Studies, 2-29 Triffo Hall
Edmonton, AB
Canada T6G 2E1

Agricultural, Food and Nutritional Science

Program Information
Faculty: Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research
Degree: Doctorate
Field of Study: Agriculture, General
Description This 4 year thesis-based program offers an opportunity for independent research at an advanced level in preparation for careers in research, university teaching, and administration. It often builds on research skills gained in the MSc program. Students are normally required to complete a minimum of nine units of course weight as recommended by the Supervisor and the Supervisory Committee, research, write and defend a thesis, 8 hours Academic Integrity and Ethics Training, complete AFNS 601 Seminar requirement (presentation of 2 seminars and 75%+ attendance), and present a thesis seminar as part of the final oral examination. Students must maintain a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.7 to continue in the program and normally register full-time for the duration of their graduate program at the University of Alberta. Funding may be available from the supervising faculty member.
Website: Agricultural, Food and Nutritional Science at University of Alberta - Faculty of Graduate Studies & Research
Areas of Research: Animal Science; Food Science and Bioresource Technology; Human Nutrition; Plant Biosystems
Thesis Based? Yes
Length: 4 Year(s)
Cost per year:
Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%): 83
Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Research Interests

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Last Updated: July 18, 2015