Agriculture, M.Sc. | University of Copenhagen | Copenhagen, Denmark
24 months
14780 EUR/year
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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.


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.


Depending on specialisation graduates pursue a wide range of careers:

  • in research, innovation, and product development of plants, plant protection, and environmental technologies – in public institutions, private businesses, or in your own enterprise
  • within 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
  • within national and international advising and consultancy in crop production, nature and environment, in the horticultural, and agricultural sector
  • in teaching and communication in universities, 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

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • If you have completed a Bachelor’s degree or are enrolled in the final semester of a Bachelor’s programme you are eligible to apply for the Master’s programme in Agriculture.

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

  • Natural Resources with the specialisation 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.
If you have a Bachelor’s degree other than those listed above, you must submit additional documentation along with your application so the University can evaluate whether or not you meet the admission requirements.

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    14780 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7390 EUR per semester during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per semester during 24 months.
  • Tuition fee: DKK 55,000 per semester

Living costs for Copenhagen

7928 - 13456 DKK /month
Living costs

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


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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