Food Science in Canada


Food Science Courses in Canada

Study food science at a Canadian university or college

Food science is forever adapting to changing trends, looking for new ways to make food taste better and safer and improve cost and manufacturing. Students will study various modules, including food composition, safety, microbiology, product development, sustainability and physiology.

Food science is popular in Canada, and as such, many industry professionals will visit and teach at your chosen institution. Sandwich placements are also an option for students who wish to spend a year gaining firsthand experience in the industry.

Food Science Careers

Food Science graduates will find employment in research, hygiene, nutrition, packaging, analysis, quality control and buying. Your degree can also be used in marketing and journalism, while postgraduate study is also a popular choice if you wish to continue your full-time studies.

Food Science Entry Requirements

Entry requirements vary for each Canadian university, but students will need an IELTS score of 6.5 overall, no lower than 6.0 in each component, and an International Baccalaureate score of 34 points.

Where can I study Food Science in Canada?

To learn more about the best food science universities in Canada, find details on the top ranking Food Science and Technology programs in the US News & World Report Best Global Universities ranking below:

  1. University of Guelph
  2. University of British Columbia
  3. University of Alberta
  4. McGill University
  5. University of Manitoba
  6. Laval University
  7. University of Saskatchewan

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