• Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
Sustainable production of sufficient high-quality food for a growing population is a major global challenge. As a graduate of Agriculture programme at the University of Copenhagen, you will help shape the future use of plants for the benefit of humans.

About

The Agriculture programme at the University of Copenhagen 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 programme you specialize in either plant science or production and the environment.

Career

Depending on specialization graduates pursue a wide range of careers:

  • National and international advising and consultancy 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 organizations, including international NGOs
  • Teaching and communication in universities or agricultural schools or to the broader public

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Plant Infection and Disease Management
  • Scientific Writing, Planning and Presentation
  • Fruit and Berry Crop Physiology and Quality
  • Plant Nutrition and Soil Fertility
  • Genome and Cell Biology
  • Plants in Populations, Communities and Ecosystems
  • Tropical Crop Production
  • Advanced Crop Production

Detailed Programme Facts

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    83

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    560

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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Academic Requirements

  • This programme does not recognise GRE® scores.

    The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. The GRE® General Test contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.

General Requirements

If you hold one of the degrees listed below, you are considered to meet all academic requirements.

  • Natural Resources with the specialization in Plant Science 
  • Natural Resources from the University of Copenhagen.
  • Natural Resources, Agriculture, Horticulture, Agrobiology or Environmental Science from Danish, Nordic or international universities.
  • Agricultural and Environmental Management from Danish Business Academies.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14746 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7373 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Tuition fee: DKK 55,000 per semester

Living costs for Copenhagen

  • 7928 - 13460 DKK/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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