What will I learn?

Discovering new ways to grow our food sustainably has become an increasingly crucial global challenge. By studying sustainable agriculture, we can work together to create food systems that are responsible, justice-oriented, efficient, effective, and viable. In this program, you’ll examine the links between farm and table and their implications for people, the economy, and the planet. Learn about the challenges and benefits of producing and distributing healthy, affordable food in sustainable ways, while preparing for a career in which you can affect change and positively impact your community.

Career Opportunities

  • Agro-Tourism Operator
  • Community Food Activist
  • Food Policy Analyst
  • Land Use Consultant
  • Organic Farmer

Popular Courses:

  • Environmental Implications of Agriculture
  • The World Food System
  • Ecological Agriculture
  • Soil Science
  • Culture and Food
  • Nutritional Anthropology

Which department am I in?

Trent University

Study options

Full Time (20 credits typically completed over four years)

Tuition fees
CAD$24,600.00 (US$ 19,247) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

Expected September 2021

Venue

Trent University

1600 West Bank Drive,

PETERBOROUGH,

Ontario (ON),

K9L 0G2, Canada

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Minimum overall 'B' average (or GPA 3.0 on a 4.0 scale) in a recognized academic grade 12 program. All students are required to have the following for admission to all programs: High School diploma. English Language Proficiency Tests: TOEFL: minimum score of 86 IBT with a minimum writing score of 20 OR 580 PBT with a minimum TWE score of 4.5; IELTS: minimum score of 6.5, with no band below 6.0; CAEL: minimum score of 60; Cambridge Assessment English: Grade of 'C'; Pearson PTE Academic: minimum score of 59.

For international students

Student must complete grade 12 (or equivalent) qualification.

English Language Proficiency Tests:

  • TOEFL: minimum score of 86 IBT with a minimum writing score of 20 OR 580 PBT with a minimum TWE score of 4.5.
  • IELTS: minimum score of 6.5, with no band below 6.0
  • MELAB: minimum score of 85, with no part below 80
  • CAEL: minimum score of 60
  • Cambridge Assessment English: Grade of 'C'
  • Pearson PTE Academic: minimum score of 59

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

Pathways options

Offered by other partners

This university accepts pathways courses from
  • Durham College
  • Fleming College
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About this uni

With a focus on interactive learning, Trent University has been ranked the best undergraduate university in Ontario for ten years running.

  • #1 university in Canada for scholarships and bursaries
  • 96% of graduates employed within two years
  • International students from 79 countries
  • State-of-the-art campuses close to nature and cities