Master (2 years) of Science in Agriculture, 120 ECTS
Agriculture and environment

Institution University of Copenhagen (UCPH)
Campus Frederiksberg Campus
Duration 2 years
Tuition per term (Non-EU/EAA/CH) 7300 EUR
Tuition per term (EU/EAA/CH) 0 EUR


The 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 Opportunities  

Depending 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


The 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).
Students holding relevant BSc degrees in Agriculture, Horticulture, Biology, Biotechnology, Plant Science, Natural Resources, Geography, Environmental Science and similar are admitted provided their degree satisfy at least two of the three requirements:
  • 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
An individual assessment of whether the graduate meets the requirements will be carried out.

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  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 →


There 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 Information

Read more about the MSc programme in Agriculture and student life at the Faculty of Science (SCIENCE) at University of Copenhagen. 

Watch a video about studying Agriculture at University of Copenhagen.

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Information from the Danish Agency for Higher Education can be located at

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

Non EU/EEA citizens

Application date
Jan 15
Start date
Sep 01

EU/EEA and Swiss citizens

Application date
Mar 01
Start date
Sep 01

Frederiksberg Campus


The Frederiksberg Campus houses part of the Faculty of Science with areas of studies including natural and biosciences as well as part of the School of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Science at the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, including the University Hospital for Companion Animals. It is located a few kilometres west of the city centre in beautiful green surroundings. Frederiksberg is a popular residential area. The Frederiksberg Campus area includes beautful gardens with many facilities for students, including a student-run café in an old greenhouse.

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