How to de­velop sustainable food pro­duc­tion?

Would you like to be involved in finding solutions to future challenges of food and energy production, such as climate change, population growth and limited energy resources? Are you interested in animal welfare, clean soil, environmental issues or the newest methods in biological and genetic engineering? Would you like to learn about automation and robotics in agriculture?

Join the Master’s Programme in Agricultural Sciences on the Viikki Campus to find solutions for the challenges of today and tomorrow. The University of Helsinki is the only university in Finland to offer academic education in this field. The programme comprises four study tracks: plant production studies, animal science, agrotechnology and environmental soil science.

Find out more about the programme structure, content and courses from the link below.

Basic information
Scope of studies and length 120 ECTS credits, 2 years
Degree level Master
Tuition fee per year (only non-EU/EEA citizens) 15 000 EUR
Application period Begins: 01 Dec 2021 at 08:00 (UCT+2) Ends: 05 Jan 2022 at 15:00 (UCT+2)
How to apply

The quick guide gives you a general overview of the application process and how to apply. Make sure that you meet the admission requirements, prepare your documents in advance and apply when applications are open.

Please note that there is only one intake per academic year. The online application form is open only during the application period. The admission requirements for the programme can be found in Studyinfo.

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