MSc Plant Genetics and Crop Improvement (Part time)

University of East Anglia
In Norwich

£8,550
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Typology Master
Location Norwich
Start September 2018
  • Master
  • Norwich
  • Start:
    September 2018
Description

This MSc takes advantage of our unique expertise in Plant Genetics to provide expert, cutting-edge training in a highly prized discipline. The degree provides an ideal grounding for PhD research or a career in plant breeding and crop improvement with modules including Genetics, Plant Genomics, Plant Molecular Genetics and Statistics for Plant Science.


Your taught modules will be complemented by a six-month laboratory-based research project, giving you the opportunity to work closely with world-leading scientists from the John Innes Centre and our School of Biological Sciences.


The John Innes Centre – based on Norwich Research Park alongside UEA – is one of the world’s leading research institutes in plant genetics and crop improvement, so there are few places in the world where you’ll find a better opportunity to work with such leading authorities and world-class facilities.

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Starts Location
Sep-2018
Norwich
University Of East Anglia, NR4 7TJ, Norfolk, England
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Starts Sep-2018
Location
Norwich
University Of East Anglia, NR4 7TJ, Norfolk, England
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Degree Subject Biological Sciences or Plant Biology Degree Classification Good first degree (minimum 2.1 or equivalent) Alternative Qualifications Candidates with other experience, such as employment within a plant breeding company or relevant research experience will also be considered.
Students for whom English is a Foreign language
We welcome applications from students whose first language is not English. To ensure such students benefit from postgraduate study, we require evidence of proficiency in English. Our usual entry requirements are as follows:
IELTS: 6.5 (minimum 6...

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What you'll learn on the course

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Course programme


Year 1

Compulsory Study (100 credits)

  • GENETICS, GENOMICS AND BIOINFORMATICS
  • PLANT BREEDING
  • PLANT GENOMICS AND BIOTECHNOLOGY
  • PRACTICAL SKILLS IN PLANT MOLECULAR GENETICS
  • STATISTICS FOR PLANT SCIENCE
  • TARGET TRAITS FOR CROP IMPROVEMENT


Year 2

Compulsory Study (80 credits)

  • LABORATORY RESEARCH PROJECT
  • RESEARCH PROJECT PLAN

Additional information



TUITION FEES FOR 2018/19:
Tuition fees for the academic year 2018/19 are:
UK/EU Students: £8,550
International Students: £19,000
If you choose to study part-time, the fee per annum will be half the annual fee for that year, or a pro-rata fee for the module credit you are taking (only available for UK/EU students).
International applicants from outside the EU may need to pay a deposit.
We estimate living expenses at £1,015 per month.

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