Food Safety and Quality Assurance, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
  • English (book IELTS)
    Language
University rank #301 (ARWU) ,
The MSc FSQA program provides advanced training in food safety and quality and other aspects of food science and technology. FSQA students acquire knowledge of the fundamentals of food policy development, Canadian and international food law, applied aspects of total-quality management, food safety management systems, risk analysis, and detection and epidemiology of food borne pathogens

About

Why do an MSc in Food Safety and Quality assurance?

Everybody eats! Why not be part of the solution for a growing worldwide demand for quality food that is safely produced, safely delivered, and safely prepared? Our program provides advanced, career-oriented education and training for university graduates who are interested in designing, implementing and monitoring food quality and safety programs. our graduates work in private and public sector careers in Canada and abroad to meet the goal of safe and nutritious food for all.

Why Guelph?

The University of Guelph has a worldwide reputation for its excellence in many aspects of agriculture and biological sciences. Our graduate programs in food safety and quality assurance are within the department of Food Science of the Ontario Agricultural College and so our students “rub shoulders” with internationally-recognized faculty.

Programme Structure

  • Food Safety and Quality Assurance Seminar
  • Food Law and Policy
  • Food Quality Assurance Management
  • Food Safety Systems Management
  • Food Safety and Quality Assurance Research Project
  • Principles of Food Safety and Quality Assurance

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Blended
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English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

    Book IELTS
  • Minimum required score:

    89

    The TOEFL – or Test Of English as a Foreign Language – offers an internet-based test (iBT). The final, overall iBT score ranges between 0 and 120, and includes a scaled average from the four components (reading, listening, speaking, and writing). Read more about TOEFL (iBT).

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score:
Recommended score:

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).

  • Four year Honours degree, or equivalent
  • Recognized post-secondary institution
  • Minimum B- average (last two years of full-time equivalent study)

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    8712 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4356 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National Applies to you

    3522 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1761 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  • Fees for domestic students: $2514.24 CAD
  • Fees for international students: $6217.96 CAD

Living costs for Guelph

816 - 960 CAD/month
Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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