The program's objective is to prepare a master with a high qualification who will possess in-depth and systematic knowledge in agricultural science and concrete its specific fields (agronomy, forestry, food processing technology). This knowledge will enable graduates to elaborate on new and original ideas. He or she will be able to conduct research independently by using modern methods and approaches. Graduates will also be able to pursue scientific-practical work or continue studying on the PhD level as in Georgia as abroad.
The objective of Agronomy specialization:
Prepare a master who will have profound and systematic knowledge in the field of agronomy; ability to manage soil fertility and plant nutrition; knowledge of integrated pests management; agroecosystems and its main directions, achievements of agro-biotechnologies and options of use; modern scientific methods and approaches of production-certification of seed and planting materials based.
Upon completion of the program, the graduate will have the opportunity to get employed in various industries such as:
Ministry of Environment Protection and Agriculture of Georgia, National Forestry Agency and its all regional divisions;
Agency of Protected Areas and its regional divisions;
State and non-state organizations monitoring food safety;
Scientific-research centres, institutes, and laboratories of relevant field;
Agricultural raw material processing companies;
Governmental and non-governmental organizations of the agricultural profile;
Municipal greenery offices;
Botanical gardens and nursery farms;
Create their own farm and become employer;
State/private consultation organizations.
be able to assess and manage soil fertility, determine the dosage of organic and mineral fertilizers and establish their influence on the quality of crops and environmental pollution;
understand the harm caused by harmful organisms and its management theory, methodology, and plant protection laboratory methods;
know the functioning of natural and artificial ecosystems, principles of natural selection and adaptation of plants, modern agro, nano, and biotechnological research methods of development of new varieties and hybrids.