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MScHorticultural Engineering

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Overview

Program description:
The aim of the programme is to provide excellent skills in each branches of sustainable horticulture, based on up-to-date knowledge in natural sciences. The significance of the ecological approaches, quality aspects and integrated technologies are all emphasized. The master thesis is based on individual research work and mainly focuses on current questions arising in the professional sectors and they attempt to improve technologies by analysing up-to-date theoretical data originating from basic and applied research. Our departments, the facilities of the experimental farm and modern laboratory equipment serve as a basis of valuable scientific results, supported by current methods of molecular biology, climatology, environmental and chemical analysis. Our students can specialize in different horticultural areas as follows: – fruit growing – medicinal plant production – floriculture and dendrology – vegetable and mushroom growing – viticulture and oenology After graduation, students will be experts in organising and leading the production and marketing of horticultural enterprises of different size and character, carry out the tasks of managers, counsellors, engineers, take part in research and education. Beside the special horticultural modules (ornamentals, fruits, medicinal plants, vegetables, grape and wine), the study programme includes genetics, physiology, ecology, biometrics and related subjects. Theoretical lectures, field visits, lab and farm practices are all involved in the master programme. The courses are completed by a 4 weeks farm practice period, including a one-week study trip visiting the leading horticultural enterprises. There is also a great opportunity to get a double master degree, in collaboration with prominent European partner universities (TUM- Munich, UNIBO-Bologna).

Entry requirements:
BSc in Agriculture or Life sciences, English language certificate (e.g. TOEFL or IELTS)

Entrance exam:
Yes

Type of entrance exam:
oral

Entrance exam location:
Electronic

Entrance exam description:
After the assessment of BSc degree and language certificate, there will be a Skype interview with the selected ones, during which the motivation, professional background and language skills of the students will be examined.

Contact:
Dr. Zsuzsanna Végvári-Kothencz
international program coordinator
kothencz.zsuzsanna@kertk.szie.hu

Preparatory year available:
No

Specialisation year available:
No

Minimum number of scholarship holders:
1

Maximum number of scholarship holders:
30

Link:
studyinhungary.hu/institution/szent-istvan-university-98.html

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Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States