Oct 26, 2021  
University of Alberta Calendar 2021-2022 
University of Alberta Calendar 2021-2022

The Degree of MAg (Agricultural, Food, and Nutritional Science) [Graduate]

Program Requirements

Students are required to complete a minimum of ★28 in graduate-level coursework, including ★24 in required courses, a ★1 seminar course, and a ★3 capping project.

Required Courses

  • Eight ★3 graduate-level courses which will be recommended by the supervisor.
  • Course requirements are based on the student's previous training and anticipated needs in the student's area of focus.

Seminar Course

  • AFNS 601 . Students are required to present one seminar and maintain at least 75% attendance.

Capping Project

  • AFNS 900  – Directed Research Project. MAg students are required to present a formal public seminar (outlining their project paper) and successfully complete an oral examination by the Supervisor plus one additional faculty member.

Length of Program

The time required to complete the MAg program will vary; the program can be completed in two years.

The maximum time to complete the course-based MAg program as set by the Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research is six years.