MSc in Plant Protection

at the University of Pannonia, Georgikon Faculty 
Keszthely, Hungary

(Application code: “E1”)

Course name:

Master course on Plant protection


Master in Plant Protection

Education goals:

The aim of the programme is to train specialists of plant protection who are able to fulfil directional, managing, organizing, consulting, regulating and marketing tasks, based on their wide theoretical knowledge.
Such experts are able to detect the organisms, which are threatening plants (pathogens, pests, weeds) and they are acquainted with their biology and reproduction, and also with the effects and mechanism of pesticides concerning even the environment and humane hygiene. They can prevent the harms and damages caused by the above-mentioned organisms and they are applying the procedures of ecological and integrated plant protection in order to reduce the pesticide-load of the environment. In their work they are always attentive to the safety of food, processors, consumers and the environment. Having a degree in higher education they are permitted to use restricted chemicals.
The further aim is to prepare the interested and inspired students for research work and PhD training in the field of plant protection.

Length of the study programme:

4 semesters (22 months)

Total credit:

120 credits

Admission criteria, application requirements:

Applicants intending to join a master programme should hold undergraduate degree (B.Sc. or equivalent) in relevant field of science or related area. Degree qualifications are assessed individually in accordance with the diploma (Degree Certificate) and its attachments, or with the Report of Study (Index).
Acceptable courses: natural sciences, technical and social sciences, horticultural production, plant protection, crop production, animal husbandry and economics, according to the comparison determined in the law of higher education and the related ministerial decrees.

Language requirements:

Excellent command of English (certificate of language proficiency – TOEFL IBT or IELTS or equivalent)

Procedure for transfer of credits:

requests for transfer of credits will be considered individually based on the BSc degree and course transcript.