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Crop Improvement, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
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Overview

Focusing on the understanding of plant to crop systems, with an emphasis on research training, the course is ideally suited to those wishing to pursue careers in research institutes, plant breeding, agro-industry and advance to higher research degree study.

You will have the opportunity to see practical aspects of agriculture in other parts of the UK through visits to growers, farms, research stations and other academic institutions.

Programme Structure

The programme requires 180 credits for completion and is based on two semesters of taught modules (120 credits).

For the MSc, a research project worth 60 credits is completed, which spans both semesters and the summer period. All modules are compulsory.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    180 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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General Requirements

2:2 (or international equivalent) in any biological, chemical or physical science subject

IELTS: 6.0 with at least 5.5 in each element

Tuition Fee

  • International

    25695 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 25695 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9045 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9045 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs

  • Nottingham, United Kingdom

    583 - 980 GBP/month
    Living Costs
  • Loughborough, United Kingdom

    600 - 1000 GBP/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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