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Agronomy and Agri-food Sciences and Technologies, M.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #719 (BCR) Montpellier, France
This training course is primarily open to foreign students who plan to pursue their activities in the field of agricultural production and processing, resource management or agricultural and rural development, both in Europe and in Southern countries.

About

This training course is primarily open to foreign students who plan to pursue their activities in the field of agricultural production and processing, resource management or agricultural and rural development, both in Europe and in Southern countries.

The Master's Degree in Agronomy and Agri-food aims to build your capacity to:

  • Analyze and understand the agricultural and agrifood technical, economic and social production systems;
  • Identify and implement technical innovations, scientific and / or organizational measures to improve the performance of these systems
  • Develop and support strategies for natural resource management, consistent with the economical and social development of rural areas

The Master of Science and Technology Degree in Agronomy & Agri-food offers 10 study trajectories

  • AgroDesign
  • Agriculture Climate change Transitions
  • Environmental Management of Ecosystems and Tropical Forests
  • Livestock Farming Systems
  • Markets, Organizations, Food Quality, Services in Southern Agriculture
  • Plant Health
  • Resources, Agricultural Systems and Development
  • Seeds & Plants in Mediterranean and Tropical regions
  • Soil
  • Vinifera Euromaster (M1+M2), entirely taught in English. The first year Master’s programme is taught at Montpellier SupAgro and the second year in a European partner university
  • M2 Viticulture, Enology, Vine & Wine Economics and Management, taught in French language, training courses held in Montpellier and Bordeaux.

Career Prospects

These highly specialized, multidisciplinary study programmes are aimed to provide you access to top level managerial positions. Depending on the chosen study trajectory in M2, several choices and high level career prospects are possible

Programme Structure

An advanced level two-year study programme with a total number of 120 ECTS credits, as follows:

  • First year (M1) - 60 ECTS

The first semester is dedicated to basic scientific knowledge in Engineering in Life Sciences.
The contents of the course programmme for the second semester can be chosen from a large variety of study units in all fields of specialization. The students can thus acquire the scientific and technical basis for their final selected specialization.

  • Second year (M2) - 60 ECTS

During the first semester, the knowledge of the students in their field of specialization is reinforced by high level academic vocational courses
The second semester consists of a six-month work placement in a company or a research laboratory, compatible with the student’s professional project.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    120 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
    • Partially taught in French
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

For the first year of Masters program, a Bachelors Degree or equivalent is required (3 years of university studies).

For the students having already completed some of the credits of the Masters program, in certain cases a direct admission to the second year (M2) can be granted.

Before beginning the Masters program, a French intensive course is proposed to the non-French speaking students. The Summer School of Montpellier SupAgro (Campus dété) takes place in July-August, offering intensive French language, culture and agriculture courses.

In order to apply to the Masters program, you must complete the application form available online on Montpellier SupAgro website.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    5256 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10500 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    5256 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10500 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  • First Year (M1) = 5 500€
  • Second Year (M2) = 5 000€

Living costs for Montpellier

  • 917 - 1250 EUR/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

There are several Scholarships available to foreign students willing to come and enroll in a Higher Education institution in France. Depending on your country of origin and the chosen training program. You will find below all the application procedures, selection criteria and the method to apply for scholarships depending on the exchange programs.

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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