MSc Crop Protection

Overview

Program
Crop Protection

Degree
Master of Science

Start of program
Mid October ( only winter semester)

Application deadline
EU citizens 15 July 2016
Non EU citizens 15 April 2016

Admission requirements
BSc in agriculture, biology or related disciplines
Proof of proficiency in English (TOEFL or equivalent)
TOEFL scores:
Paper-based: 500 pts
Computer-based: 220 pts
Internet-based: 80 pts

Selection based on:

  • BSc grade point average
  • Additional professional qualification and experience
  • Soft skills and motivation


Number of students
20 per year

Duration
4 semesters, 2 years

Language
English

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Course content
Compulsory modules (18 ECTS):
Scientific working methods: I –III (9ECTS)
Journal club,
Scientific writing and presenting,
Basic laboratory techniques,

Internship, 9 weeks (9ECTS)

Elective modules (66 ECTS):
selection of 28 modules in
crop protection, plant pathology, mycology, entomology, nematology, molecular
diagnostics, pesticides, weeds and herbicides, etc.

Key competences (6 ECTS)
Statistical modelling
Econometrics

MSc thesis (24 ECTS), Thesis presentation and defense (6 ECTS)

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