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Christian Albrecht University of Kiel



Subjects: AgriGenomics,Agriculture

M.Sc. | Master of Science

⏳  Duration
4 Semesters
🔠 Teaching Language
💶  Application Fee non-EU
60 EUR

💶  Cost per Semester
250 EUR

💶  Tuition Fees per Semester
No information
⏱️ Application Deadline Summer
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⏱️ Application Deadline Winter

Course description

In recent years, genomic research has revolutionized the life sciences. By sequencing entire genomes, we now gain unprecedented insights into the development and evolution of living organisms. At Christian Albrechts University in Kiel (CAU), the AgriGenomics master's program stands out as a unique offering in Germany. This single-subject master's program equips you with cutting-edge methods for genetically improving crops and animals, as well as optimizing agricultural production processes. The AgriGenomics program merges genomic research techniques with agricultural science findings. You'll delve into cross-sectional technologies like bioinformatics and molecular biology, enabling you to evaluate genomic data and apply it to agricultural research and development. Through laboratory internships and excursions to applied genomic research sites, both locally and internationally, you'll deepen your understanding of breeding processes, plant nutrition, and pest management. This program provides a comprehensive education, preparing you to make significant contributions to the field of agricultural genomics. With a focus on practical experience and advanced knowledge, you'll be well-equipped to tackle the challenges of modern agriculture.

Program Information

Study Location Kiel
Start Semester Winter
Study Form Full-time
Study Type Postgraduate
Teaching Language English
Dual No
Remote No
Application Fee non-EU 60 EUR
Study Length 4 Semesters
Tuition Fees per Semester No information
Cost per Semester 250 EUR
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IELTS No information
Cambridge (CAE) No information
TOEFL IBT No information

According to the study qualification statutes, the following language requirements apply, which must be proven upon enrollment: Proof of the required foreign language skills in English: IELTS: overall score of 6.5 (with at least 6.0 in each of the four components) or TOEFL® ITP (Paper-based test): Overall score of 580 with a Test of Written English score of 5.5 or TOEFL® iBT (Internet-based test): Overall score of 90 with component scores of at least 20 points or Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CAE): Grade A or Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE): Grade B or For applicants with a German university entrance qualification (HZB), an assessment in the English examination subject in the Abitur of at least 11 points or a grade of 2.0 Proof of a 6-month stay in an English-speaking country with a subject-specific connection to the course of study

Qualification Requirements

The prerequisite for admission to the master's program is a completed bachelor's degree in agricultural sciences, biology, bioinformatics, biochemistry, genetics and related disciplines or an equivalent degree.

Application Process

Acceptance Interview No
Acceptance local admission restrictions Not restricted
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