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Integrative Plant Sciences

University of Helsinki

24 months
Duration
15000 EUR/year
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About

Integrative Plant Sciences at University of Helsinki is a joint programme of the Faculty of Biological and Environmental Sciences and the Faculty of Agriculture and Forestry, which ensures an exceptionally comprehensive curriculum.

Overview

Life on Earth depends on solar energy captured by plants - they are the base of most food webs and underpin the functioning of all major ecosystems. Plants release the oxygen we breath. 

They convert solar energy into chemical energy, providing us with food, fibres, renewable energy sources, and raw materials for many industries. Plants do not carry out these processes in isolation. 

They interact with other organisms and the physical and chemical environment, communicate and actively adjust to their circumstances. How do they do these things at molecular, physiological and functional levels and how can we profit from understanding that?

When you have graduated from the Master’s Programme in Integrative Plant Sciences from University of Helsinki you will have the current answers, based on cutting-edge research by our scientists, to these big questions, and more.

Career

With a Master’s degree in Integrative Plant Sciences, you will have many potential career opportunities in working life or in doctoral studies. You can work especially

  • As a doctoral student, researcher and/or part-time teacher at universities or other institutions of higher education
  • As a researcher in national and international institutions in the public and private sectors
  • As an expert, civil servant, authority or PR  officer in public administration
  • In various positions in international organisations or enterprises engaged in bioeconomy 
  • As an entrepreneur or consultant in the biological or environmental sectors of business

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Plant biotechnology and breeding
  • Molecular biology and genetics
  • Regulation of growth, reproduction and differentiation of tissues
  • Biological basis of crop yield and wood formation
  • Plant ecology and evolutionary biology
  • Diversity and systematics of plants and fungi
  • Species identification

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Eligibility to apply for a master's programme requires an applicable bachelor's degree or other equivalent qualification.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15000 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Helsinki

975 - 1584 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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