Master's Degree in Agricultural Science in Skellefteå in Sweden

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Agricultural Science

A masters refers to the completion of a graduate study program that prepares students to further their knowledge of a specific subject or advance their careers. The majority of masters are granted by state or public universities.

The area of agricultural science refers to the study of how to best utilize water and land resources for the production of livestock, forest products, plants and crops. Interested students can find programs at universities and colleges around the world.

Sweden, officially the Kingdom of Sweden, is a Scandinavian country in Northern Europe. Sweden borders Norway and Finland, and is connected to Denmark by a bridge-tunnel across the Øresund. Sweden is a developed post-industrial society with an advanced welfare state. The standard of living and life expectancy rank among the highest in the world.

Nicknamed the “Gold Town”, Skellefteå is known to have been a mining city. It is still an industrial city with other commercial actitivites thriving alongside that of mining.

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Master in Plant and Forest Biotechnology

Umeå University, Faculty of Science and Technology
Campus Full time 2 years August 2018 Sweden Umeå Skellefteå + 1 more

Plant biotechnology is becoming increasingly important as a tool to solve some of the global problems related to feed, fuel and ecosystem management in an environmentally... [+]

Master's Programme in Plant and Forest Biotechnology

 

Plant biotechnology is becoming increasingly important as a tool to solve some of the global problems related to feed, fuel and ecosystem management in an environmentally friendly and sustainable manner. The Master of Science Programme in Plant and Forest Biotechnology offers students a specialized competence and skills to recognize, understand and find solutions to these challenges. The programme is based upon a set of coordinated courses which together amount to 80 credits (120 ECTS credits) spread over two years. Up-to-date knowledge is provided about plant cell and molecular biology as well as plant growth and development. This is applied in the fields of plant breeding, biotechnology and functional genomics. The programme is organized by the Department of Plant Physiology (Umeå University) and the Department of Forest Genetics and Plant Physiology (Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences) which together form the Umeå Plant Science Centre (UPSC). The education is anchored around the various research topics of UPSC.... [-]