M.Sc. On Campus

Horticultural Engineering

Szent István University

24 months
6000 EUR/year
6000 EUR/year
Tuition fee
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Horticulture is the most dynamic and colourful sector of agriculture. The tasks of horticultural engineers have been broadening and consist of not only cultivation and primary processing of plants but includes also management, consulting, organising activity, quality assurance, marketing and services. The Horticultural Engineering program is offered at Szent István University.


Facts about the program

  • After graduation from Horticultural Engineering, the Szent István University students will be able organising and leading the production and marketing of horticultural enterprises of different size and character, carry out the tasks of managers, counsellors, engineers, take part in research and education.
  • To fullfill these requirements, the master program offers knowledge in horticultural and natural sciences, interdisciplinary aspects, an up-to-date basic knowledge and practical skills. Beside the special horticultural modules (ornamentals, fruits, medicinal plants, vegetables, grape and wine) the study program includes genetical, physiological, ecological, biometrical and related subjects.
  • During the study, the students have theoretical lectures, laboratory and farm practices, filed visits. There is a quite large freedom of the students in choosing courses according the personal interest. During preparation  of the thesis, they learn research practice, solving problems, synthetize results, thus, a possible PhD study is grounded. The study courses are completed by a 4 week’s farm practice period.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Biological and fitotechnical resources of viticulture
  • Biologically active substances
  • Up-to date technologies of medicinal plant production
  • Plant physiology and plant molecular biology
  • Geobotany and plant ecology.

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

  • BSc in Agriculture or Life sciences; English language certificate (e.g. TOEFL or IELTS)
  • After the assessment of BSc degree and language certificate, there will be a Skype interview with the selected ones, during which the motivation, professional background and language skills of the students will be examined.  

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    6000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3000 EUR per semester during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    6000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3000 EUR per semester during 24 months.
  •  2 semesters must be paid in advance

Living costs for Budapest

172338 - 268251 HUF /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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