Thank you for your interest in graduate studies in the Department of Food Science and Agricultural Chemistry at McGill University.
Please refer to this document which outlines policies, required documents, deadlines and our mailing address.
Once we have received all of your documents, your file will beprocessed and evaluated. You will receive an answer in due course.
You can find information on our Department, potential supervisors and their research, and graduate programs on our website: http://www.mcgill.ca/foodscience/
Applying for graduate studies in Food Science and Agricultural Chemistry:
Please note the following policies regarding consideration for graduatestudies:
➢ Only 4 year B.Sc. degrees in Food Science and related areas (including but not inclusive to Nutrition, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Biological Sciences, Microbiology, Chemical Engineering and Agricultural Engineering) are acceptable for admission to graduate degree programs. The minimum requirement for entry into our M.Sc. programs is a 3.0 B.Sc. cumulative GPA and a 3.2 GPA for thelast two years of B.Sc. study.
The minimum requirement for entry into our Ph.D. program is a 3.4 M.Sc. cumulative GPA and a 3.0 B.Sc. cumulative GPA and 3.2 GPA for the last two years of B.Sc. study.
➢ There is no pre-application process for screening applicants.
➢ There are no conditional acceptances in order to obtain scholarships or for any other reason.
➢All application requirements must be met and documentation received before an application can be processed and reviewed.
➢ All application information and procedures, as well as the online application itself, is available on the following website: http://www.mcgill.ca/applying/graduate/
➢ Once an online application is completed, a credit card number is required, and the $100application fee is applied. Do not apply to a thesis and a non-thesis master’s program within the same academic unit as two separate choices. Select only one program and you can request a change at a later time.
All documents must be originals or certified copies (no photocopies or emails are accepted):
➢ Transcripts and diplomas: Applicants are responsiblefor ensuring that two (2) official transcripts or certified copies of their complete university-level academic records and diplomas are sent to McGill by all universities previously attended. Transcripts in languages other than English or French must be accompanied by a certified English or French translation provided by the institution issuing the transcript or by a certified translator. Allofficial transcripts must show that the degree was granted and the date granted. Transcripts must be confidential and sent directly from the institution, or in a sealed envelope. If the transcript does not indicate that a degree has been conferred or certified (notarized), a copy of the degree certificate (diploma) will also be required. .http://www.mcgill.ca/gradapplicants/apply/prepare/checklist/documents/
➢ Letters of recommendation: Applicants are required to ask two instructors (academics) familiar with their work to send letters of recommendation on official letterhead with original signatures. Reference letters must be on institutional letterhead or have been sent from an institutional e-mail domain. Please ask your instructors to send the letters directly to McGillc/o of the academic unit to which you are applying. If your instructor cannot mail the letter to McGill ask them to give you the letter in a sealed envelope which they have signed across the back. You may then send the letter to the academic unit with your other required documents. . http://www.mcgill.ca/gradapplicants/apply/prepare/checklist/documents/
➢ English Language Test scores:...