The MSc, or Master of Science, is an internationally recognized academic degree that indicates proficiency and knowledge of a given topic or field. Most MSc programs take about four years to finish, after which some join the workforce while others continue on in the classroom.
MSc Program in Agricultural Science
This course combines the principles of sustainable development with an examination of the various systems of food production in the context of providing a secure supply to meet the ever-changing requirements of a growing world population. It provides an opportunity for graduates or professionals in other disciplines to direct their careers towards agriculture and food supply. [+]
Developed by research scientists and staff with experience of UK and international horticulture and agriculture, our MSc Applied Plant Science degree will progress your career by developing your knowledge and research skills in a practical context [+]
El programa está enfocado a la formación integral de recurso humano a nivel posgrado, que al involucrarse en actividades de generación, validación y/o transferencia del conocimiento, así como de formación de profesionistas, den respuesta con propuestas innovadoras y sustentadas en el conocimiento a las demandas de solución a la problemática de los sistemas de producción animal, el uso sustentable y el aprovechamiento de los recursos naturales en Chihuahua, en México e incluso allende sus fronteras. [+]
This course provides students with the essential tools required for theoretical and empirical economic analysis, particularly in relation to the renewable natural resources sector. It aims to equip students with the rigorous technical skills that are generic to the field of agricultural economics, while maintaining a focus on applications rather than abstract analysis. [+]
You study biological and environmental background in cultivation of high quality horticultural plants in sustainable, integrated and organic systems. [+]
The MSc course is intended to provide students with a detailed understanding of the sustainability of agriculture and food production. The students will be able to determine key characteristics and processes in agricultural systems, and critically evaluate the production, environmental, and social aspects. [+]
The MSc programme in Organic Agriculture and Food Systems (EUR-Organic) is a unique degree combining high-ranking research environments with state-of-the-art knowledge from industry leaders in organic food production. It prepares students to develop the solutions of tomorrow focusing on goals such as high crop yields, high animal welfare, and low environmental impact. Students also learn how agriculture systems and current methods of food production work. [+]
This master focuses on farms delivering milk of sufficient quantity and excellent quality in a profitable manner while adhering to quality and safety requirements of the chain. [+]
Are you interested in sustainable food production “from farm to fork” and how to manage food processing and other food production related activities in a sustainable way? Do you want to study in an international context? Then the European MSc programme Sustainable Food Systems is the right choice for you! [+]
The program “Master of Science in Applied Science and Technology in Agricultural Production” at the Technological Educational Institution of Crete is a two-year program held in English that started in winter 2015/16 with the first group of students. While it is a new degree program, it builds on 30 years of experience in the Department of Agriculture... [+]
Provides students with understanding of biological background in growing horticultural crops and postharvest "life" of vegetables, fruits and ornamental plants. [+]
Mission of the Faculty
Horticultural plants are a very important part of human environment, human diet and are used in a natural medicine as a remedy against many civilization diseases.
The faculty of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture aims at providing students with a comprehensive knowledge of modern horticulture, including growing and postharvest technologies of horticultural crops grown in temperate climate - vegetable crops, medicinal plants, fruits, ornamental plants, knowledge of integrated pest management, pro-ecological production, biotechnological methods, landscape protection, etc.
Mission of the specialization (major)
The specialization in horticulture has been established to provide students with understanding of biological background in growing horticultural crops and postharvest "life" of vegetables, fruits and ornamental plants. The programme aims also to introduce students to the up-to-date knowledge of environmental-friendly and ecological methods of production of vegetables, fruits and medicinal plants, their storage and postharvest technologies, of using ornamental plants in human environment as well as knowledge of integrated pest management (IPM).... [-]
The MSc programme in Forestry is geared for students who have completed their undergraduate studies in Forestry and have obtained the degree of BSc in Forestry or in related sciences. [+]
MSc in Forestry
The MSc programme in Forestry is geared for students who have completed their undergraduate studies in Forestry and have obtained the degree of BSc in Forestry or in related sciences.
The programme lasts for three semesters (18 months) and starts in October. After completing the courses, presenting the master’s theses and passing the final examinations the student receives the degree of M.Sc. in Forestry. During their studies, students are offered lectures, practicals, labs and field practicals/trips. Apart from obligatory courses students may select from a number of electives. Semester 1 consists of 17 obligatory courses. Semester 2 consists of 11 obligatory courses and 7 electives. Semester 3 has got a slightly different character, as it offers courses and seminars which should help students complete their master’s theses. It contains no obligatory courses, but students select from a variety of electives, labs and field practicals. The detailed description of the programme and courses is available from the Universities website.... [-]
MSc Forest and Nature Conservation aims at the understanding, management and policy for forest and nature areas within all climatic zones, including the tropics. [+]
During the two-year MSc programme in Forest and Nature conservation you will learn about forest management, deforestation, forestry, ecosystem conservation, wildlife management, social aspects of nature and more.Programme summary
This programme focuses on policy, sustainable management and conservation of forest and nature; i.e. understanding and predicting the effect of phenomena such as global climate change, deforestation, biodiversity loss, ecotourism, timber production, hunting and animal reintroduction. Insights into all aspects of forest and nature conservation are required to address these issues with emphasis on both ecological and social aspects. The MSc Forest and Nature Conservation programme represents an integrated approach to natural resource management that can be applied at different scales, to diverse ecosystems and in varying political and social contexts. A tailor-made structure, an outstanding research environment and three comprehensive specialisations contribute to making the programme challenging for undergraduates from both the natural and social sciences. ... [-]
The Master of Science (Research) gives you the skills and opportunities you need to further your career in your chosen science research area. [+]
The Master’s Programme in Forest Sciences offers a broad and versatile perspective on forests and their use. The studies focus on and apply knowledge in biology, business economics, environmental sciences, logistics, geoinformatics and information technology. As a graduate in forest sciences you will be a professional in forest ecology, the management and use of forest resources, forest bioeconomy business and policy, with ample career opportunities in Finland and abroad. [+]