McGill University - Macdonald Campus

McGill University - Macdonald Campus

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Program Overview

McGill University's Macdonald Campus offers a number of Bachelor of Science programs in applied sciences. The BSc (AgEnvSc) degree provides a choice of six majors, paired with a number of specializations, options or domains. The BSc (NutrSc) degree has majors in dietetics and human nutrition, the BSc (FoodSci) program offers a major in food science and the two departments jointly administer a concurrent degree in both nutrition and food science. There is also a BEng (Bioresource) degree program in bioresource engineering. Certificate and diploma programs in environment, ecological agriculture and food science are also available.


Bachelor's degrees in Agriculture & Environmental Sciences, 6 majors, 20 specializations; Bio-resource Engineering; and Food Science, 3 majors
Small classes with a low student-professor ratio
Hands-on learning experience, including a wide range of field course and field semester opportunities
Broad curriculum and excellence in teaching and research in natural sciences, environment, agriculture, food, nutrition, applied economics, engineering and food science
Co-op and internship opportunities
Students encouraged to work/volunteer at international sites in order to gain a global perspective to their studies

Institute Accreditation

Provincial Accreditation

Colleges in Canada Québec Ministére de l'éducation

Credentials Offered (Undergraduate Only)

Colleges in Canada Bachelor Degree
Colleges in Canada Dual Degree
Colleges in Canada Double Major

Fields of Study

Colleges in Canada Biological Science
Colleges in Canada Earth Science
Colleges in Canada Environmental Science
Colleges in Canada Health & Medical Science

Program Options

Colleges in Canada Career Placement Office
Colleges in Canada Co-op Education
Colleges in Canada Industry Practicum/Internship
Colleges in Canada International Exchange

Buildings & Facilities

The Macdonald Campus covers more than 1,600 acres from lakeshore to forest and includes some of Canada's top field facilities for teaching and research in environmental sciences and agriculture, including the Morgan Arboretum, McGill Herbarium, Lyman Entomological Museum and university farm. The Mary Emily Clinical Nutrition Research Unit provides a centre for in-house metabolic studies. The library maintains a large collection on biological, environmental, agricultural, food and nutritional sciences, as well as online catalogues, CD-ROM workstations and PCs directly linked to all McGill libraries and libraries around the world. The campus also offers outstanding science laboratories for all programs.

Admissions & Tuition

# Students Admitted to Program:  400
Application Deadline    
Notification of Acceptance
Advanced Acceptance (Fall): 
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Colleges in CanadaRolling Notification
Personal Statement: Not Required
Interview: Not Required
Letters of Reference: Not Required
Annual Tuition (C$): 2,067 - 5,667
Faculty/Department Scholarships & Bursaries Available: Yes
Annual Program Fees (excluding books) (C$): 1,314
Estimated Total Cost of Program (C$): 3,381 - 9,982

McGill University - Macdonald Campus
Student Affairs Office
106 Laird Hall, 21111 Lakeshore Road
Ste-Anne-de-Bellevue, Quebec H9X 3V9
Phone:  1-514-398-7925
Fax: 1-514-398-7968

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Program Profile
Canadian Schools Name of Credential Awarded: Bachelor of Science
Canadian Schools Length of Program: < 4 Yrs
Canadian Schools Direct Entry: Yes
Canadian Schools Cohort Model: No
Teaching Methods:
 Colleges in Canada Case Studies
 Colleges in Canada Directed/Independent Study
 Colleges in Canada Field Work/Projects
 Colleges in Canada Labs
 Colleges in Canada Lectures
Average Class Size:
Colleges in Canada Core Classes: 80 - 140
Colleges in Canada Areas of Concentration Classes: 30 - 70

Student Profile
Canadian Schools % International Students: 20
Canadian Schools # Countries of Origin: 31 or more

Program Quick Stats
Canadian Schools Faculty/Department Name: Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
Canadian Schools # Fields of Study/Concentrations: 4
Canadian Schools Opportunities for Part-Time Study: Yes
Canadian Schools Total Tuition/Program Fees for Credential (C$): 3,381 - 9,982

Institute Overview
Canadian Schools Institute Name: McGill University - Macdonald Campus
Canadian Schools Institute Type: 4-Yr University Canadian Schools Public or Private: Public Canadian Schools Year Founded: 1905
Canadian Schools # Faculties: 13
Canadian Schools # Full-Time Students: 1,500
Canadian Schools Campus Setting: Suburban
Canadian Schools Nearest City: Montreal
Canadian Schools City Population: 3,600,000 Canadian Schools Cost of Living: Medium Canadian Schools Climate Range: -10°C to 20°C
McGill University - Macdonald Campus
McGill University - Macdonald Campus
McGill University - Macdonald Campus
McGill University - Macdonald Campus