Course description:

In the Sustainable Agriculture and Environment program, you’ll apply your thinking to a range of environmental challenges, including sustainable crop production, food security, biodiversity, soil and water resources management, and climate change. You can tailor your studies to focus on your particular interests too – whether they’re in agricultural production, integrated agro-ecosystem management, or plant or soil science.

School Department:

The Centre for Sustainable Food Systems at University of British Columbia

Entry Requirements:

English-language requirements

• English is the language of instruction at UBC. All prospective students must demonstrate English-language competency prior to admission. There are numerous ways to meet the English Language Admission Standard

General admission requirements

• Graduation from a university-preparatory program at a senior secondary school: Abitur/Zeugnis der Allgemeinen Hochschulreife. Certificates must be official. Photocopies are acceptable if certified by school principal, head, or counsellor. Notarized copies are not acceptable.

• Admission average calculated on final year academic courses/exams: Grades required for admission will vary by program, but based on the Germany grading scale, the minimum average needed to fall within the competitive range is approximately 11 points (on a 15-point scale) or 2 (on a 6-point scale).

Degree-specific requirements: Applied Biology

• Senior-level Math
• Two of Chemistry, Physics, or Biology (to the junior/Grade 11 level)


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