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. 

Visit the official programme website for more information

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.  

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Biological Control of Agricultural Pests

  • Weed Management

  • Principles of Plant Breeding

  • Current Greenhouse Crop Production

  • Post-Harvest Biology and Technology

  • Advances in Vegetable Production

  • Environmental Microbiology

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
7
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
89

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Required

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
7
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
89

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Bachelors degree from a recognized university
    • "B" average in undergraduate studies or its equivalent. These are the minimum admission requirements. Many departments are selective and require a higher grade average.
    • Additional exams may be required, such as the GRE or GMAT. 
    • Knowledge of English: All candidates are required to meet English proficiency requirements as listed in the program website. TOEFL and IELTS are recognized.

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.
  • National

    8400 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 8400 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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