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Agricultural Economics

McGill University

48 months
23464 CAD/year
8505 CAD/year
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The Agricultural Economics multidisciplinary program at McGill University in applied economics involves the application of economic theory and analytical methods to environmental issues and the agriculture and food system.


Students receive training in economic theory and applied areas such as marketing, finance, public policy, ecology, natural resources and international development.

About this Program

Economic systems touch our lives in many ways every day, and are central to society at home and around the world. Agricultural Economics offered by McGill University is a field of applied economics. This major is offered within a science degree, and is both flexible and interdisciplinary. As part of your program you will do courses in economics, marketing, finance, resource economics and public policy. You may also choose to take a number of courses in other McGill faculties on the downtown campus, such as the Desautels Faculty of Management, or the Faculties of Arts and Science. This program is designed to give you a basic foundation in areas such as agriculture and international development, food systems, trade and natural resource management and policy.

There is a wide range of future career options in many sectors. Our graduates work for government and in the private sector, for non-profit organizations, environmental organizations and in international development, as well as in the multibillion dollar agri-food industry.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Principles of Microeconomics
  • Principles of Macroeconomics
  • Economic Systems of Agriculture
  • Intermediate Microeconomic Theory
  • Agriculture and Food Markets

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Copy of high school transcript, including mid-year/final 1st semester results for final year
  • Copy of GCSE/IGCSE/O-Level/CSEC or MYP exams, if written
  • Predicted IB results
  • If IB Diploma is completed, a copy of the final results is required in lieu of the above.

Tuition Fee

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    23464 CAD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 23464 CAD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    8505 CAD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 8505 CAD per year during 48 months.
Local: 2,725.20 CAD per year


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