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M.Sc. On Campus

Plant Sciences

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

12 months
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10500 USD/year
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About

The Plant Sciences program from The Hebrew University of Jerusalem prepares students to become leading professionals in the present and future agriculture and adapt their new knowledge to local conditions in their home countries.  Join HUJI Faculty of Agriculture, Food & Environment Virtual Open Day on Feb. 28th, 2021. Register here - https://bit.ly/2NmDEeE

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Overview

Students will acquire advanced knowledge and skills in the scientific basis and principles of crop plant production, environmental impact of agricultural activity, analysis of specific cropping systems, seeking solutions to practical problems, either in scientific literature or by experimental approach, and adapting appropriate solutions to various situations.

Opportunities

The one-year Plant Sciences  program from The Hebrew University of Jerusalem  leads to a non-thesis M.Sc. Agri in the field of Plant Sciences specializing in horticulture, field crops and vegetable crops. After successful completion of the first year, qualified graduates can be reviewed for admission to the thesis track for a second year of studies to earn a thesis degree, and continue for a PhD degree either in Israel or elsewhere. Upon completion of their studies, the majority of alumni return to their home countries, where they hold key positions in industry, education, academics, research, NGOs and government organizations. 

Career and Networking

NGO’s, local and national government, United Nations, hospitals, industry/business, entrepreneurs, farms, researchers in research institutes, lecturers in universities, consultancy 

Programme Structure

  • Learn from the know-how of Israel’s year-round sustainable agriculture.
  • Understand the principles of crop plant production, environmental impact of agricultural activity, and analysis of cropping systems, while seeking solutions to practical problems.
  • Learn the fundamentals of plant sciences based on the most recent scientific findings.
  • Benefit from the experience of leading scientists in plant sciences.
  • Take part in innovative, groundbreaking research in the lab.
  • Acquire practical knowledge and hands-on experience.
  • Enjoy an international atmosphere, site visits, field trips and cultural events

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

February 28, 2021

Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Environment Open Day

Register here: https://bit.ly/3k7mkql

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
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English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • B.Sc. degree or equivalent from a recognized university in a relevant field: agriculture, animal sciences, biology, biotechnology, chemistry, ecology, environmental sciences, food sciences, natural sciences, nutritional sciences, plant sciences, etc.
  • Knowledge of undergraduate level biochemistry is required in the Nutrition, Animal Sciences and Plant Sciences programs.
  • Knowledge of plant sciences is required in the Plant Sciences program.
  • Scientific background relevant to the selected study program.
  • GPA of 80 or above (B- on the letter scale).
  • High level of proficiency in all English skills
  • 2-3 letters of recommendation; at least one must be academic.
  • Relevant experience is recommended but not mandatory.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    10500 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10500 USD for the full programme during 12 months.

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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