M.Sc. in Plant Science at Tel-Aviv University

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M.Sc. in Plant Science with an Emphasis in Food Security at Tel-Aviv University


At Tel-Aviv University, students can participate in a Master's program for M.Sc. in plant science that puts a strong emphasis on food safety and security. This track aims at outstanding students that are enthusiastic about agriculture and allows them to get academic knowledge and practical tools that can assist them in creating a more sustainable future in their home countries. 
As a hot and arid country, Israel has developed some of the most innovative technological solutions in the field of plant science and crop production. From advanced ways to grow plants where water is scarcely found to cutting edge developments to secure food quality and nutritional values, Israeli researchers are known around the globe and are assisting the farming industry in many countries.


Study program 

This is an interdisciplinary program, which grants its students research training in the following fields: plant molecular genetics, ecology, cell biology, bioinformatics, and biochemistry. During their studies, students can deepen their understanding of pathological and physiological aspects related to extending shelf life of fresh produce.


In addition, students are exposed to courses on plant-based and cultivated meat.


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Duration and structure 
This program comprises three semesters and spans 10 months, students that choose the thesis track have an additional year dedicated to research. The program is taught entirely in English.


This program combines theoretic courses with hands on experience in agriculture, that allows the students to gain practical experience and get to know the various agricultural techniques used in Israel.


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- Biostatistics.
- Food security.
- Plant-based meat.
- Present day genetics.
- Biotechnology and bioethics.
- Approaches in crop protection.
- Food, environment, and sustainability.
- And more.


Admission requirements 
Admission requirements include:
- A bachelor’s degree in the following fields: agriculture, biology, or bio technology.
- A GPA of 3.0 and above.
- Applicants from non-English speaking countries must provide proof of their English proficiency.


Students that successfully complete all the requirements in this program receive a Master of Sciences in Plant Science with an Emphasis in Food Security from Tel-Aviv University.
Career opportunities

The knowledge acquired in this program allows students to fill roles in various sectors, as policy makers and entrepreneurs, and impact sustainability. If they complete the thesis track, they may continue to PhD tracks in related fields.


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