Study at the University of Helsinki and become an expert in plant production science, animal science, agrotechnology or environmental soil science.
Would you like to be involved in finding solutions to future challenges of food and energy production, such as climate change, population growth and limited energy resources? Are you interested in animal welfare, clean soil, environmental issues or the newest methods in biological and genetic engineering? Would you like to learn about automation and robotics in agriculture?
In the Master’s Programme in Agricultural Sciences (AGRI) from University of Helsinki, you can pursue studies in plant production sciences, animal science, agrotechnology, or environmental soil science, depending on your interests and previous studies. The University of Helsinki is the only university in Finland to offer academic education in this field.
Graduates have found employment in Finland and abroad as experts in the following fields:
- Research and product development (universities, research institutes, companies, industry)
- Administration and expert positions (ministries, supervisory agencies, EU, FAO)
- Business and management (companies)
- Teaching, training and consultation (universities, universities of applied sciences, organisations, development cooperation projects)
- Communication (universities, media, companies, ministries, organisations)
- Entrepreneurship (self-employment)
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Programme StructureThe four study tracks are:
- Plant Production Sciences – plants as sources of food, feed, energy, beauty and wellbeing
- Animal Science – animal health and wellbeing
- Agrotechnology – technology with consideration for the environment
- Environmental Soil Science – dig below the surface
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- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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DisciplinesSoil Science Agriculture Plant & Crop Sciences
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Eligibility to apply for a master's programme requires an applicable bachelor's degree or other equivalent qualification.
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International15000 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 15000 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
EU/EEAFreeTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
Tuition fee per year (for only non-EU/EEA citizens)
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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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.