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Master DegreeAgronomy

Tuition fee €4,234 per year
Application fee €100 one-time

Vytautas Magnus University bank details:
Bank Address: Gedimino pr. 12, 01103 Vilnius, Lithuania
Bank Account: LT04 7044 0600 0284 8625
Bank Code: 70440
SWIFT/BIC: CBVILT2X

Application fee is not refundable.

More information

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Overview

Upon the completion of the study programme, graduates will be able to:
- define modern agronomic research methods and know the theoretical aspects of counselling methodology;
- apply theoretical and practical knowledge of agronomy for solving scientific problems in the field of agriculture;
- understand optimization opportunities of plant physiological indicators by choosing technologies and other factors;
- plan and conduct research, formulate scientific problems;
- predict the ways of its solution, evaluate and interpret results, provide consultations in the field of agriculture, analyse and evaluate elements of plant productivity and factors affecting production quality, prognosticate and model productivity of plants, choose and apply the methods of plant propagation.

Programme structure

General subjects: European Union Agricultural Policy and Law, Methodology of Extension, Experimental Design and Analysis, Information Technology in Agriculture, Impact of Agricultural Activities on Environment, Integrated Pest Management, Agrobiological Potential of Plants, Biology and Fertility of Soil, Plant Nutrition Physiology, Bioeconomy, Master theses.

Specializations:

Crop Production: Innovations in Crop Production, Alternative Crop Science, Agroecosystem Sustainability, Purposive Plant Breeding and Seed Production.

Plant Protection and Nutrition: Plant Pathology, Plant Parasitology, Management of Weed and Crop Competition, Fertilization Systems and Their Management, Development of Resistant Plants by Biotechnological Methods.

Horticulture: Biological Basics of Productivity of Horticultural Plants, Intensive Fruit Growing, Pest Management in Orchards and Olericulture, Orchard and Garden Plant Nutrition.

Students, who are willing to study in other European universities, have possibility to go on exchange studies or traineeship abroad for one semester at 90 European universities (ex. Vienna University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Ghent University, Czech University of Life Sciences, Hohenheim University, Athens Agricultural University, Padova University, Palermo University, Valencia Technical University, University of Algarve, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Ege University, etc.) getting the monthly scholarship

Career opportunities

Graduates have career opportunities as managers, researchers, senior consultants in agricultural education and government institution that modelling strategy of agricultural and food economy development in training and management institutions, consulting services, horticultural and floricultural farms and enterprises. The programme offers graduates opportunity to further third cycle studies (PhD) in the area of agricultural sciences in Lithuanian and foreign universities.

Apply now! Fall semester 2020/21
Application period has ended
Studies commence
Sep 1, 2020

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Fall semester 2020/21
Application period has ended
Studies commence
Sep 1, 2020

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States