The world is awaiting new crop varieties to boost food production.The master’s Plant Sciences deals with crop production ranging from plant breeding to the development of sustainable systems for the productions of food, pharmaceuticals, and renewable resources.
It combines different disciplines to provide healthy plants for food and non-food applications. During the master programme, you can specialise in crop science, greenhouse horticulture, natural resource management, plant breeding, and genetic resources, plant pathology and entomology. What moves you?
Unique about this master’s:
– Broad knowledge about improved breeding of crop varieties which are the basis for boosting food production and quality.
– Current trends in biotechnology and genetics.
Free online courses
With our MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) you can explore the typical WUR subjects and study in your own time, from your own home and at your own pace. MOOCs are free and a great way to get to know WUR’s professors and experience studying online. So, dive into the subject of your interest and join the online community of WUR!