Food Market Analysis

at UBC's

Vancouver Campus

Learn how to apply the principles of economics and business management to develop analytical tools and an effective understanding of food markets. In this program you'll gain a global perspective on food markets, including food policy and trade issues, managing risk in export markets, and the industrial structure of international food markets.

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Program information

  • Campus: Vancouver
  • Faculty: Faculty of Land and Food Systems
  • Degree: Bachelor of Science in Food, Nutrition, and Health
  • Length 4 yrs
  • Co-op Yes
    You can combine your studies with full-time, paid work at top local and international organizations.
  • Honours No
    You can study intense specialization in a single field.

Food Market Analysis combines knowledge of food science with an understanding of the management and marketing of food. You will learn to apply principles of economics and business management to analyze food policy and trade issues; the industrial structure of international food markets; and managing risk in export markets.

Campus features

The Food and Resource Economics Group at UBC conducts research in food markets and the economics of renewable resources. The strength of the research program stems from cross-campus collaborations between Faculties of Land & Food Systems, Commerce, Forestry, and the Vancouver School of Economics (Canada’s premier economics department).

Your future

A UBC education will introduce you to people and ideas from around the world, open doors to new opportunities, and take you places you never imagined. You’ll graduate not only with expertise in your chosen field, but with the skills you need to continue growing, learning, and evolving with your career over time.

Program 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

  • Completion of the IB Diploma with a minimum score of 24 points, including at least three Higher Level courses and additional points for Extended Essay and Theory of Knowledge.
  • Completion of Standard Level or Higher Level English A at a minimum score of 3, where English is the primary language of instruction.

Degree-specific requirements: Food, Nutrition, and Health

  • Math (Standard or Higher Level) (Requires the level indicated for individual faculties and schools. Math Studies does not meet the requirement)
  • One of IB Biology, IB Chemistry, or IB Physics
  • Two of Biology, Chemistry, or Physics at the Grade 11 level
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