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Plant Sciences

University of Tennessee Knoxville

M.Sc.
24 months
Duration
31798 USD/year
31798 USD/year
13380 USD/year
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About

Both thesis and project options are available for the major in Plant Sciences at University of Tennessee Knoxville, each guided by a graduate committee consisting of the major professor and two or more other faculty members. 

Overview

Studies are possible across a wide variety of crop commodities, including fruits, vegetables, weeds, cereals, grains, turfgrass, ornamental plants, and public horticulture. 

Plant Sciences students from University of Tennessee Knoxville can undertake research to address challenges related to plant protection, molecular biology, breeding, genetics, biotechnology, physiology, ecology, culture, and management. Students must select a formal concentration as a focus of study.

Concentrations (Required) and Options Available:
  • Crop Sciences — Thesis, Project
  • Horticulture — Thesis, Project
  • Plant Breeding — Thesis, Project 
  • Plant Molecular Genetics — Thesis, Project 
  • Weed Science — Thesis, Project

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Nursery Management and Production
  • Native Plants in the Landscape
  • Field Study of Public Horticulture Institutions
  • Greenhouse Management
  •  Fruit and Vegetable Crops
  • Field and Forage Crops
  • Plant and Garden Photography
  • Public Garden Operations and Management
  •  Specialty Landscape Construction
  • Weed Management

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

30 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.
3 (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).
6.5 (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.
80 (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

  • Applicants must have obtained a bachelor’s degree from a college or university accredited by the appropriate regional accrediting agency. A non-U.S. degree must be equivalent to a bachelor’s degree from the United States and must be accredited by its regional or national accreditation agency.
  • pplicants may be required to submit standardized test scores, depending upon their program requirements.
  • Applicants may be required to submit English language certification test scores.
  • An applicant requesting admission to the Graduate School may be required to submit results of the TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) or the International English Language Testing System (IELTS)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    31798 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 31798 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    31798 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 31798 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    13380 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13380 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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