Future Graduate Students

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The Department of Food Science offers both MSc (thesis) and PhD programs in Food Science as well as a course-based MSc or Graduate Diploma in Food Safety and Quality Assurance.   







For the thesis-based MSc Food or PhD Food, a Faculty Advisor and secured funding are required before the application will be reviewed to consider a recommendation for admission.   

Applications are reviewed by a committee of graduate faculty for any offers of admission.  Reviewers consider academic performance in a relevant field of study, referee assessments, statement of interest and experience in appropriate and related fields.  

Visit our Graduate Studies program page for the MSc and PhD Food Science programs.

For more information, contact foodinfo@uoguelph.ca


Course-based: FSQA MSc and Graduate Diploma

The course-based MSc FSQA or GDip FSQA does not require a Faculty Advisor prior to admission and is available to domestic students.  Applications are taken until July 1st for the September admissions competition.  Offers of admission will be provided starting in May, so early application is recommended.  

Visit our Graduate Studies program page for the FSQA program.

For more information, contact FSQA@uoguelph.ca