The Faculty of Land and Food Systems at UBC offers 3 degree programs:

Agroecology Bachelor of Science (Agroecology)
Agroecology students learn about designing and maintaining sustainable agro-ecosystems, which includes plants, animals, and land.

Options for Major:

  • Agroecology (General)
  • Animal Studies
  • Horticulture
  • Resource Economics
  • Soils and Environment




Food, Nutrition & Health Bachelor of Science (Food, Nutrition and Health)
Students in Food, Nutrition and Health study the science of food, its relation to human health, and marketing principles related to food.

Options for Major:

  • Dietetics
  • Food Market Analysis
  • Food and Nutritional Sciences (Double Major)
  • Food, Nutrition & Health (General)
  • Food Science
  • Human Kinetics (Minor)
  • Nutritional Sciences



B.Sc. (GRS) Bachelor of Science (Global Resource Systems)
Students apply to this program after 1st year. Students have the opportunity to specialize in a resource AND a region of the world, receiving hands-on international experiences through academic exchange, field studies, or internships.

Examples of Resources:

  • Environment
  • Food and Resource Economics
  • First Nations
  • Food Security
  • Resource Systems
  • International Trade and Development
  • Sustainable Agriculture

Examples of Regions:

  • Americas
  • Africa
  • Asia Pacific
  • Europe


Why Study at the Faculty of Land and Food Systems?


  • Smaller faculty = better learning environment, student involvement
  • More focus on teaching skill sets rather than memorizing information
  • Professional program: Dietetics
  • Award-winning program: Global Resource Systems
  • Pre-veterinary options
  • Co-op available
  • Student Exchange opportunities (even for non-GRS students)
  • On-site learning: e.g. UBC Farm



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Interested in applying? Submit your applications (or find out more about applying to UBC) through the general UBC website.


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