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Biocontrol Solutions for Plant Health

M.Sc.
24 months
Duration
4000 EUR/year
300 EUR/year
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The Biocontrol Solutions for Plant Health programme from Université Côte d'Azur aims to grow the next generation of scientists in plant protection.

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Overview

The Biocontrol Solutions for Plant Health training program offered by Université Côte d'Azur is unique in France and one of only a few similar international programs.

BOOST MSc objective is to train students so they'll be able to conduct research programs and R&D of eco-friendly plant protection solutions. A major global challenge is to implement ecofriendly plant production technologies, while minimizing the hazards and risks to human health and the environment. This challenge is faced by all economic sectors that produce or use plants: agriculture, agrifood, cosmetics, pharmaceutics.

Implementation of ecofriendly plant production technologies, minimizing the hazards and risks to human health and the environment, is a major challenge worldwide. This challenge is faced by all economic sectors producing or using plants: agriculture, agrifood, cosmetics, pharmaceutics.

Future careers

As future professionals, students will be provided with the knowledge, know-how and experience to act as researchers, R&D leaders in extension services and industry, or experts in consulting companies, public bodies and NGOs.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Numerical tools 
  • Law and IP 
  • Management 
  • Biocontrol sustainability and risk assessment
  • Analytical chemistry and formulation 
  • Plant responses to biotic stress 
  • Interactions: Evolution & adaptation 
  • Systematic and community ecology 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

120 ECTS

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.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
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).
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.
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

  • CV (in English or in French)
  • Cover/motivation letter (need to be in English – Letter written in French will not be accepted)
  • Copy of your passport
  • Copy of your previous diploma and copy of your grades.
  • 2 letters of recommendation.
  • Proof of good English competencies (TOEFL, TOEIC or equivalent). This document is not compulsory. If application is of interest for BOOST MSc, English level will be evaluated during BOOST interview by Skype.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    4000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4000 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    300 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 300 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.

Fees for French and European students : from 300€ to 4000 € / year (depend on your parents's incomes)

Funding

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