|Application deadline:||Start in 1 February: December (non-EEA: October). Start in 1 September: August (non-EEA: May).|
|Tuition fee:||Not specified|
|Start date:||September 2014, February 2015|
|Credits:|| 120 ECTS |
|Duration full-time:||24 months|
|Delivery mode:||On Campus|
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Academic training in plant sciences. It covers the technological aspects of crop production and deals with major environmental, quality, health and socio-economic aspects.
Plants form the basis of life as they convert sunlight into an inexhaustible source of food and renewable raw materials. Plants also have a stabilising effect in (agro-) ecosystems, a landscape function and ornamental value. In a nutshell, we can't do without plants. The Plant Sciences are linked to a sector that is very important to the international economy. They are a field of biology that focuses on all aspects of crop production, ranging from plant breeding and the development of propagation methods to the production of food, food ingredients, pharmaceuticals, high quality products and raw materials. The Plant Sciences programme has been designed to help meet the worldwide demand for scientific expertise in the development of plant and crop production and farming systems. It not only covers the technological aspects of crop production, but also deals with important environmental, quality, health and socio-economic aspects. Interdisciplinarity is a hallmark of the programme.
Programme internationalization: * Studying abroad is optional.
* The percentage of foreign students: 82%
* The percentage of foreign teachers: 6%
* The percentage of students abroad: 50%
* The percentage of teachers abroad: 15%
This programme has a workload of 120 ECTS.
Greenhouse Horticulture :
Natural Resource Management :
Crop Science :
Plant Pathology and Entomology :
Plant Breeding and Genetic Resources :
Vegetable Production and Supply Systems:
Knowledge minimum: Grade Point Average of at least 70%; good skills in mathematics and/or statistics; basic computer skills.
Language test: Applicants must provide recent evidence of their spoken and written command of English.
Previous education: Bachelor's degree in biology, agriculture, horticulture, life sciences or related fields.
Additional language requirements: * IELTS overall band: 6
* IELTS speaking: 6
* TOEFL paper based: 550
* TOEFL computer based: 213
* TOEFL internet based: 79
| CAE score: (read more) |
Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) is part of the Cambridge English suite and is targeted at a high level (IETLS 6.5-8.0). It is an international English language exam set at the right level for academic and professional success. Developed by Cambridge English Language Assessment - part of the University of Cambridge - it helps you stand out from the crowd as a high achiever.
|60 (Grade C)|
|TOEFL paper-based test score :||550|
|TOEFL iBT® test:||79|
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