You’re ready to specialise in plant genetics and crop improvement at a ground-breaking centre for this highly prized discipline. With this expert, cutting edge training, you’ll have the perfect grounding to move into PhD research or a career in the practical plant breeding.
Alongside your taught modules, during this MSc in Plant Genetics and Crop Improvement (Part time) at the University of East Anglia you’ll also work on a laboratory-based research project (worth 60 credits), giving you the opportunity to work closely with world-leading scientists at the John Innes Centre or a relevant industry partner. The John Innes Centre – based on Norwich Research Park alongside UEA – is one of the world’s leading research institutes in plant genetics and crop improvement, so there are few places in the world where you’ll find a better opportunity to work with such leading authorities and world-class facilities.
- PhD research
- Plant breeding
- Crop improvement
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- Genetics, Genomics and Bioinformatics
- Plant Breeding and Statistics
- Plant Genomics and Biotechnology
- Practical Skills in Plant Molecular Genetics
- Target Traits for Crop Improvement
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- 24 months
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DisciplinesAgriculture Botany Genetics View 42 other Masters in Botany in United Kingdom
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- Degree Subject Biological Sciences or Plant Biology
- Degree Classification Bachelors degree (minimum 2.1 or equivalent)
- Applicants are required to submit two references with their application - at least one of these must be related to their most recent Academic study.
- A full, detailed CV should also be included with the application.
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International22400 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 22400 GBP per year during 24 months.
National11550 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 11550 GBP per year during 24 months.
If you choose to study part-time, the fee per annum will be half the annual fee for that year.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.