Plant Protection, MSc

Faculty: Agricultural and Food Sciences and Environmental Management
Starting date: September/February

Language requirements: English language proficiency (TOEFL 547 /IELTS 6.0 /oral examination)
Academic requirements: Applicants intending to join this master programme should hold undergraduate degree (BSc or equivalent) in relevant field of science or related area. Degree qualifications are assessed individually in accordance with the diploma (Degree Certificate) and its attachments, and/or with the Report of Study (Index). Acceptable and preferable courses: natural sciences, technical and social sciences, horticultural production, plant protection, crop production, agricultural economics, according to the comparison determined in the law of higher education and the related ministerial decrees (e.g. 18/2016. /VIII. 5./ EMMI order).
Duration: 4 semesters
ECTS credits: 120



Short description: 
The aim of the Plant Protection Programme is to train specialists of plant protection who are able to fulfill directional, managing, organizing, consulting, regulating and marketing tasks, based on their wide theoretical and practical knowledge to prevent losses during crop production. Such experts are able to identify the organisms, which are threatening healthy plants (incl. pathogens, pests and weeds) and they get acquainted with their biology and reproduction, and also with the effects and mechanisms of pesticides concerning even the environment and humane hygiene, moreover apply integrated viewpoints of alternatives of chemical protection. They can prevent harms and damages caused by different pests or environmental effects, and they are applying procedures of ecological and integrated plant protection in order to reduce the pesticide-load of the environment. In their work they are always attentive to the safety of food, processors, consumers and the environment. Having a degree in higher education they are permitted to use restricted chemicals which might be special risks for the environment. The further aim is to prepare the interested and inspired students for research work and PhD training in the fields of plant protection.

Tuition Fee: 7,500 USD/year

One time fees: application fee 150 USD, entrance procedure fee 350 USD

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