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M.Sc. On Campus

Genetics and Breeding

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

24 months
Duration
280 USD/year
280 USD/year
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About

This Genetics and Breeding program at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem provides a broad theoretical and applied knowledge in various fundamental aspects of genetics and breeding, including classical genetics, cytogenetics, molecular genetics, bioinformatics, quantitative genetics and system biology.  

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Overview

The Genetics and Breeding program at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem  trains students to become researchers in the field of genetics, breeding and agricultural biotechnology and eventually become independent plants or animals breeders, based on their comprehensive genetic understanding.

The program objectives are to:

  • Provide courses in genetics and breeding to all undergraduate students of the Faculty of Agriculture, and advanced courses to master students.
  • Train students to become researchers in the field of genetics and breeding and eventually become independent plants and animals breeders, based on their in-depth genetic understanding.
  • Extend the students' theoretical knowledge in classical genetics, molecular approaches, genomics and system biology.
  • Teach various approaches and research methods in genetics and breeding.
  • Implement the genetic knowledge in basic and applied aspects of agriculture.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Plant Molecular Biology   
  • Genetic Engineering   
  • DNA Sequences: Variation & Applications  
  • Biotechnology Agriculture   
  • Detection of Wild Genetic Resources 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Candidates holding a Bachelor's degree in Agriculture Science or Nutrition Science with a minimum final grade of 80 
  • Candidates holding a Bachelor's degree in Agriculture Science with a minimum final grade of 80, who wish to enroll in Environmental Economics and Management (717).
  • Candidates holding a Bachelor's degree in Agriculture Science or Nutrition Science with a minimum final grade of 80, who have secured a supervisor for their thesis, and wish to enroll in Animal and Veterinary Sciences (735).
  • Candidates holding a Bachelor's degree in another relevant teaching program (recognized by the teaching committee), who fulfill the conditions to apply for the graduate programs as specified above.
  • For the master's program in Biotechnology.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    280 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 280 USD per year during 24 months.
  • National

    280 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 280 USD per year during 24 months.
  • Non-Thesis Track: Approx. $5,300 for international students per year / Approx. $4,300 for Israeli students/olim hadashim per year  
  • Thesis Track: Approx. $280 per year

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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