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Plant Sciences

Wageningen University & Research

Master Postgraduate Wageningen

Course description

Qualification Master of Science
Field of study Agriculture and environment
Course summary Plants form the basis of life as they convert sunlight into an inexhaustible source of food and renewable raw materials.
Course description Plants also have a stabilising effect in (agro) ecosystems, a landscape function and ornamental value. In a nutshell, we cannot do without plants.
Study subjects Individually tailored programme. Majors can be done within profiles such as: Plant Breeding and Genetic Resources; Plant Pathology and Entomology; Crop Science; Natural Resource Management and Greenhouse Horticulture.
Course objectives Academic training in plant sciences. It covers the technological aspects of crop production and deals with major environmental, quality, health and socio-economic aspects.
ECTS credits 120.00
Duration 24 month(s)
full-time
Language of instruction English
Instruction modes case study, literature study, colloquium, oral presentation, internship, computer exercise, research, research project, excursion, research proposal, tutorial, lecture, working group, group assignment, self evaluation, individual assignment, practicum, self study, integration module, project, laboratory work, seminar
Accreditation NVAO, NVAO

About the institution

Department Wageningen University & Research
Information about the institution Wageningen University & Research is the only university in the Netherlands to focus specifically on the theme 'healthy food and living environment'.

Admission

Admission requirements
  1. Grade Point Average of at least 70%; good skills in mathematics and/or statistics; basic computer skills.
  2. Applicants must provide recent evidence of their spoken and written command of English.
  3. Bachelor's degree in biology, agriculture, horticulture, life sciences or related fields.
Language requirements
IELTS overall band 6
IELTS speaking 6
TOEFL internet based 79
Professional experience required -
Duration 24 month(s)
full-time
Application deadlines
Start date EU/EEA Students Non-EU/EEA students
1 Feb 2020 1 Dec 2019 1 Oct 2019
1 Sep 2020 1 Jul 2020 1 May 2020
1 Feb 2021 1 Dec 2020 1 Oct 2020
1 Sep 2021 1 Jul 2021 1 May 2021
Tuition fees
Year EU/EEA Non-EU/EEA Institutional
2020 (FT)€ 2143€ 15700€ 13250

In short, the following rules apply:

  • The “EU/EEA rate” is the regular fee for students from within the EU/EEA.
  • The “non-EU/EEA rate” is the rate for students from outside the EU/EEA.
  • The “institutional rate” is for all students who have already obtained a bachelor’s or master’s degree and who want to start a second programme leading to a degree at the same level or at a lower level.
  • Note that FT, PT and D stand for "full-time", "part-time" and "dual", respectively.

Make sure you contact your institution to find out what rate applies to you. The rates listed here are estimates.

Scholarships

Orange Knowledge Programmes (OKP), WUF, Anne van den Ban Scholarships Fund, FAO, Ford Foundation/Ford-IFP, Japan/World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program, Orange Knowledge Scholarship Programme (formerly NFP), StuNed Scholarship Programme

For more scholarships, visit: www.grantfinder.nl

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Contact

Contact information for the study programme

Studievoorlichting

study@wur.nl

Anja Kuipers

Programme Director

mps.msc@wur.nl

Contact information for the institution

Studievoorlichting

study info

study@wur.nl

Telephone number +31 (0) 317-48 48 48
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