Master of Agriculture in Renewable Resources




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Graduate studies in the Department of Renewable Resources encompass a broad spectrum of scientific and management applications in natural and managed landscapes.

Graduate studies in the Department of Renewable Resources fall within five major research themes briefly defined as: Conservation Biology, Forest Ecology and Management, Agriculture and the Environment, Reclamation and Restoration of Land and Water, and Environmental Soil Science.

Thesis research is conducted within the major research themes, however, the following eight fields of study are the approved specializations for the thesis-based programs: 1) Agro forestry (MSc only) 2) Conservation Biology 3) Forest Biology and Management 4) Land Reclamation and Remediation 5) Protected Areas and Wildland Management 6) Soil Science 7) Water and Land Resources 8) Wildlife Ecology and Management. Inquiries should be directed to the Associate Chair (Graduate Programs), Department of Renewable Resources.

Prospective students should note that the Renewable Resources program is integrated within the Faculty of Agricultural, Life and Environmental Sciences.

The Master of Agriculture program is a course-based program for students wishing to obtain a post-graduate education in agriculture.

Students are required to complete a minimum of ?30 in coursework, including a project equivalent to ?6 to ?12.


?18 to ?24 in graduate-level coursework

Courses must be chosen in consultation with the supervisor and the Associate Chair (Graduate Programs) relevant to the topic of the project and within the realm of agriculture.

Research Project:

REN R 906 (a project equivalent to ?6) OR

(a project equivalent to ?12)

Ethics Requirement:

Students must fulfill the FGSR Academic Integrity and Ethics Training Requirement within the first 6 months of their program through two courses:

GET (Graduate Ethics Training), a web-based course offered by FGSR (5 hours)

CORE (Course On Research Ethics), a web-based course offered by NSERC (3 hours)

Length of Program:

The program is designed to be completed in 16 to 20 months. However, with a heavier than normal course load, the program can be completed in 10 months, or it may be completed on a part-time basis over a maximum period of 6 years.

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

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Faculty of Agricultural, Life & Environmental Sciences

خيارات الدراسة

دوام كامل (20 أشهُر )

رسوم التسجيــل
CAD$8,874.00 (US$ 6,584) سنوياً
Standard Fee - Thesis-Based yearly fee: CAN $8,874, Course-Based fee: CAN $1,901.52 per 3 credit course; Non-Standard fee - CAN $9,507.93 (Annual fee)

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متوقع سبتمبر 2023

مكان عقــد الدورة

University of Alberta

North Campus,

116 Street and 85 Avenue,


Alberta (AB),

T6G 2R3, Canada

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للطلاب من الولايات المتحدة

The Faculty's minimum admission requirements for the master's thesis and course-based programs are a four year baccalaureate degree, or its academic equivalent, in physical education, kinesiology, recreation or another related degree, with a minimum admission grade point average of 3.0 on most 4.0 grading systems or B on most letter grading systems, based on the most recent two years of full time study (or equivalent).

للطلاب الدوليين

The Department's minimum admission requirements are an appropriate undergraduate degree with an admission GPA of at least 3.0 on the 4-point scale from the University of Alberta, or an equivalent qualification and standing from a recognized institution. The admission GPA will be calculated on the last ?60 of graded coursework completed, or on the equivalent of the last two years of full-time graded coursework.

Applicants to the Master of Agriculture must have a BSc in Agriculture or a BSc in an allied discipline such as Geology, Biological Sciences, Forestry or Environmental and Conservation Sciences.

English Language Proficiency:

  • a TOEFL score of 90 (Internet-based), or equivalent,
  • Michigan English Language Assessment Battery (MELAB): Minimum score of 85
  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS): Minimum overall band score of 6.5, with at least 5.5 on each band (Academic)
  • Pearson Test of English Academic (PTE Academic): Overall minimum score of 59

The application deadlines: March 15 for September admission.

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جامعة مصنفة ضمن أفضل 100 جامعة في العالم، مع واحد من أعلى معدلات توظيف الخريجين في كندا.

  • من أفضل خمس جامعات كندية، وأفضل 100 جامعة في العالم
  • 18 كلية موزعة على 5 فروع جامعية.
  • خامس أفضل جامعة كندية.
  • ادمونتون مدينة حديثة محاطة بمناظر طبيعية خلابة

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