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Biocontrol Solutions for Plant Health

University of Côte d'Azur

M.Sc. On Campus
24 months
Duration
4000 EUR/year
4000 EUR/year
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About

The Biocontrol Solutions for Plant Health programme from Université Côte d'Azur aims to grow the next generation of scientists in plant protection.

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

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Eligible students hold a bachelor (180 ECTS credits or equivalent with certified translation in English) and wish to specialize in research & innovation on plant genetic improvement, biological control, defense sQtimulation or biostimulation.
  • Required English level will be based on proof of good English competencies (TOEFL, TOEIC or equivalent). If application is of interest for BOOST MSc, English level will also 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

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

BOOST MSc program is part of the French National University System, which is heavily subsidised by the government. 

Funding

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