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Department of Animal & Poultry Science

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Graduate Chair: Dr. Tim Mutsvangwa

Graduate Secretary: Melissa Zink

Phone: (306) 966-4145

Department of Animal & Poultry Science
University of Saskatchewan
51 Campus Drive
Saskatoon SK CAN   S7N 5A8

Animal & Poultry Science

Taking advantage of world-leading facilities and international recognized faculty, the Department of Animal and Poultry Science provides graduate students with unparallel opportunities during their studies.

Our graduate programs provide advanced studies and research in major fields:

  • Nutrition
  • Physiology
  • Genetics
  • Management and behaviour of farm and companion animals.

Many supporting courses are also available in other departments.

For admission and degree requirements, please see  the University Catalogue.

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

Students applying for the programs are encouraged to explore the research expertise of our faculty and contact faculty members directly to inquire about their willingness to act a potential supervisor. 

Send the following to the Graduate Chair in the Department of Animal and Poultry Science:

  • Two official copies of your academic transcript(s): photocopies are fine at the time of initial application.
  • Three letters of recommendation, with at least one from a professor familiar with your scholarly work.
  • A curriculum vitae or resume
  • All candidates must also submit a brief statement of research interest. 
International students must provide proof of English proficiency.

FUNDING AND SCHOLARSHIPS

In their applications, students should identify their financial status and state if attendance is contingent on receiving financial aid. The department employs graduate students as marking assistants and a limited number of scholarships, research fellowships and teaching assistantships are available. There is a keen competition for this financial support. Applications for Departmental Scholarships, Research Fellowships and Teaching Assistantships may only be submitted after a student has been admitted.

M.Agr. +

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) or Bachelor of Science in Agriculture (B.S.A.) from a university of acceptable standing
  • a minimum Cumulative Weighted Average of 70% for the last two years of undergraduate study
  • International applicants must meet the English proficiency requirements set forth by the college

M.Sc. +

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) or Bachelor of Science in Agriculture (B.S.A.) from a university of acceptable standing
  • a minimum Cumulative Weighted  Average of 70% for the last two years of undergraduate study
  • International applicants must meet the English proficiency requirements set forth by the college

Ph.D. +

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

  • Master of Science (M.Sc.) program from a university of acceptable standing
  • a minimum Cumulative Weighted Average of 70% for the last two years of study
  • Demonstrated ability for independent thought, advanced study, and research
  • International applicants must meet the English proficiency requirements set forth by the college