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M. Sc. in Horticulture, Specialisation: General Horticulture

środa 1.08.2018

Faculty of Horticulture, Biotechnology and Landscape Architecture

 

Mission of the Faculty

Horticultural plants are a very important part of human environment, human diet and are used in a natural medicine as a remedy against many civilization diseases. The faculty of Horticulture, Biotechnology and Landscape Architecture aims at providing students with a comprehensive knowledge of modern horticulture, including growing and postharvest of horticultural crops grown in temperate climate – vegetable crops, medicinal plants, fruits, ornamental plants, knowledge of integrated pest management, pro-ecological production, biotechnological methods, landscape protection, etc.

Mission of the specialization (major)

The specialization in general horticulture has been established to provide students with understanding of biological background in production of horticultural crops. The programme aims also to introduce students to the up-to-date knowledge of environmental-friendly and ecological methods of growing vegetables, fruits and medicinal plants, their storage and processing, of using ornamental plants in human environment, as well as to knowledge of integrated pest management (IPM).

Detailed programme of the studies:

Detailed program of the studies will be available on www (wobiak.sggw.pl) since 1 September 2018. The program will include: Obligatory subjects which will focused on modern trends in horticultures i.e. Molecular biology, Advanced information technologies etc. Facultative subjects will be chosen by students during the studies from several courses like Floristics, Genomics, Management

Requirements:

  • bachelor degree in Agricultural Sciences

  • verified command of English.

Educational outcomes

Students are acquainted with the principles of sustainable horticulture, processes influencing biological value of plant produce. In addition, they gain the skills how to plan and organize production and storage of horticultural crops, as well as how to arrange human environment with ornamental plants. They obtain the diploma: Master of Sciences in General Horticulture.

What Are The Benefits?

  • acquisition of competences and qualifications required by employers and necessary to find employment consistent with education,

  • getting familiar with the latest trends and solutions used worldwide in general horticulture disciplines,

  • opportunity of joining international society of the horticulture branch to make contacts which thanks to acquisition of specialist terminology can lead to employment in foreign companies,

  • gaining experience in cooperation with students of different origins and backgrounds.

Duration: three semesters; start: 1st March

Application deadline: 20 November each year. Qualification based on results from the first degree studies (grades average) and motivation letter. Number of places available: 15. Tuition fee: 8200 PLN (about 2000 EUR) per one academic year. Candidates can obtain a fellowship covering tuition and accomodation.

 

 

CONTACT: Faculty of Horticulture, Biotechnology and Landscape Architecture, Nowoursynowska 166, 02-787 Warszawa, Poland.

Tel.: (+48) 22-593-22-50; e-mail: marek_gajewski@sggw.pldwoa@sggw.pl


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