Master's Degree in Plant Sciences in Skellefteå in Sweden

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Plant Sciences

A masters is earned after students complete an undergraduate degree program. To obtain a masters, you usually need to complete 12 to 18 college courses that often involve completing comprehensive tests and/or a thesis.

Plant sciences or botany is the study of plants, including their anatomy, physiology, ecology, identification, and potential uses. This is one of the oldest branches of biology and allows students to launch careers in research, agriculture, or environmental management.

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 2019 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 friendly and sustainable manner. The Master of Science Program in Plant and Forest Biotechnology offers students a specialized competence and skills to recognize, understand and find solutions to these challenges. [+]

Master's Program 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 Program in Plant and Forest Biotechnology offers students a specialized competence and skills to recognize, understand and find solutions to these challenges. The program 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 program 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.... [-]