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Crop Protection

Sultan Qaboos University

M.Sc.
24 months
Duration
10389 USD/year
7792 USD/year
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About

The aims of the Crop Science Department are to address the priority issues that create limits to the expansion of crop yields both qualitatively and quantitatively to ensure food security for the current and future generations. 

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Overview

The student should complete the course work requirements specified in the degree plan with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00 (24 credits, including 6 College requirements). For the thesis, the candidate is required to conduct the necessary literature review, undertake the research, analyze the results, write the report and communicate the results at an oral defense. 

This work need not necessarily be original research, but should be a new application of ideas. The student should identify the research problem in consultation with the supervisor, which normally takes place in the second semester. 

The student should register for the thesis in the third semester after having completed at least 12 credits of the course work.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Statistics and Experimental Design
  • Research Methods
  • Diseases of Economic Crops
  • Analytical Techniques in Biosciences
  • Plant Pathogenic Fungi

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

24 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
2.75 (required)
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
79 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Degree Certificate
  • Official Transcript
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • Passport
  • Identification Card or residence card
  • Personal Photo, with blue or white background
  • English proficiency test certificate(it can be submitted later)
  • Release or no-objection letter(it can be submitted later)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    10389 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10389 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    7792 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7792 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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