Master (2 years) of Science in Agriculture, 120 ECTSAgriculture and environment
|Institution||University of Copenhagen (KU)|
|Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH)||7300 EUR|
|Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH)||0 EUR|
DescriptionThe MSc programme in Agriculture is a broad programme targeted at students who are interested in the potentials of plants for the benefit of humans and in agriculture as a human activity. In the two-year MSc programme you specialize in either Plant Science or in Production and Environment.
You can also choose the joint European programme in Environmental Sciences (EnvEuro).
Read more about the specialisations
The aim is to educate graduates who are capable of conducting research, developing innovative solutions and improving systems within the fields of plant science, production systems, natural resource use and environmental impacts.
Read more about the structure of the programme
Career OpportunitiesDepending on specialisation, graduates pursue a wide range of careers:
- National and international advice and consultancy service in crop production, nature and environment, in the horticultural and agricultural sector
- Research, innovation and product development of plants, plant protection and environmental technologies in public institutions, private businesses or in own enterprise
- Policy development, implementation and administration related to plant production, nature conservation, environment and related technologies in the public sector, e.g. in ministries and municipalities and in private stakeholder organisations, including international NGOs
- Teaching and communication in universities or agricultural schools or to the broader public
AdmissionThe following BSc Programmes from University of Copenhagen qualify graduates directly for admission to the MSc Programme in Agriculture:
- BSc in Natural Resources (naturressourcer) (all core modules).
- 7,5 ECTS credits within biology or ecology
- 7,5 ECTS credits within natural resources (soil, water, etc.)
- 7.5 ECTS credits within economy or regulation
In addition, documentation may be required verifying that your proficiency in English is at a specified level. Read about the language requirements of University of Copenhagen.
To find out whether the level of your foreign certificate or diploma satisfies the general entry requirements, you should contact the Faculty of Science Student Services at firstname.lastname@example.org directly.
You can find information about how and when to apply here. Application takes place through an online application portal. .
To find out whether the level of your foreign certificate or diploma satisfies the general entry requirements, you should contact University of Copenhagen directly. A list of the most commonly recognized exams and diplomas can be found at the Danish Agency for Higher Education → http://en.ufm.dk/recognition
TuitionThere is a tuition fee for all full-time degree students from outside the EU, EEA, or Switzerland. Students within an exchange programme are not required to pay tuition.
Further InformationRead more about the MSc programme in Agriculture and student life at the Faculty of Science (SCIENCE) at University of Copenhagen.
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Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at http://ufm.dk/en
You will find information about the Danish assessment of foreign qualifications in Guide to diploma recognition
About the Educational System in general visit the section The Danish Higher Education System