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Programmes

Agrobiology

Master (2 years) of Agrobiology, 120 ECTS
Agriculture and environment Mathematics, natural- and computer science

Institution Aarhus University (AU)
Campus Aarhus
Duration 2 years
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 6750 EUR
Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR
Website http://kandidat.au.dk/en/agrobiology/

Description

The agrobiology programme at Aarhus University takes an integrative approach to learning about the biology behind food production. It is broadly science-based with a focus on applicability and problem-solving. Topics of study include genetics, biotechnology, production systems, and the interaction of agriculture with nature. Broadly, the programme focuses on training students in developing solutions for producing healthy foods while decreasing environmental impact and increasing animal welfare.

The core of this programme is biology, with perspectives on sustainability, environmental impact, animal health and welfare, plant health, and product quality. Students can choose between specialisations including animal nutrition, plant nutrition, animal health and welfare, and plant health and pest management, or they can combine animal and plant sciences. Because this is a cross-disciplinary master’s, students can also choose courses from other academic programmes in order to complement their specialisation.

Students will learn analytical and problem-solving skills as well as how to do research and generate new knowledge. As much emphasis is placed on the academic and professional skills as on the applied skills.

Career Opportunities  

Most students who complete this programme find employment with an advisory company in relation to primary production. Other careers for which graduates will be prepared include feed or supply, developing new plants, plant protection, teaching, and working with authorities to develop or enforce industry regulations.

Admission

Students must have a bachelor’s degree in life science such as plant, animal or veterinary science. Preference is given to those with an agriculture background. A basic knowledge of biochemistry, statistics, genetics, evolution, or animal nutrition is also beneficial for this programme.  

This programme attracts students who like applied sciences, have an interest in farming and agriculture, and want to save the planet.  

To find out more about admission to the MSc in Agrobiology please visit the programme’s website.

In addition, documentation may be required verifying that your proficiency in English is at a specified level. 
Read about the language requirements of Aarhus University


Apply directly at Aarhus University with all relevant documentation.

To find out whether the level of your foreign certificate or diploma satisfies the general entry requirements, you should contact Aarhus University directly. A list of the most commonly recognized exams and diplomas can be found at the Danish Agency for Higher Education → http://en.fivu.dk/recognition

Exchange students should contact their home institution for information on application procedures and deadlines.

Tuition

There is a tuition fee for all full-time degree students who hold a citizenship from outside EU/EAA/Switzerland. Students within an exchange programme are not required to pay tuition. 
Read more about tuition fees

For Further Information

Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at → http://en.fivu.dk/.

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



EU citizens

Application date
Mar 15
Start date
Sep 01

Non-EU/EEA Citizens

Application date
Jan 15
Start date
Sep 01

Aarhus

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