Master of Science in Life Sciences - Agricultural and Forest Sciences
With the Master of Science in Life Sciences - Agricultural and Forest Sciences the School of Agricultural, Forest and Food Sciences offers a unique programme in the field of applied agricultural and forest sciences.
The Master’s degree programme focuses on the knowledge and skills associated with a special topic; these are further developed in the Master thesis, which is a grounded, practice-orientated research project. In line with the research topic and emphasis chosen, students use their own approaches and methods to investigate scientific, economic, social and political questions in the areas of agriculture, forest science, the processing and trade of food and wood products, resource management, environmental change, sustainability and development.
|Title / Qualification||Master of Science in Life Sciences - Agricultural and Forest Sciences|
|Programme study options||Full or part-time|
|Language(s) of instruction||English|
In Weihenstephan, the teaching language is German.
|Campus(es)||Zollikofen, Bern und Spiez|
The majors in ‘International Management of Forest Industries’ and ‘Regional Management in Mountain Areas’ take place in one semester each in Weihenstephan near Munich.
|Course begins||Spring semester: Week 8|
Autumn semester: Week 38
|Deadline for applications||Application deadline for the Master programme|
|Co-operations||Zurich University of Applied Sciences ZHAW, University of Applied Sciences Northwestern Switzerland FHNW, University of Applied Sciences Western Switzerland HES-S, Weihenstephan-Triesdorf University of Applied Sciences (HSWT) in Germany|
The Master of Science in Life Sciences - Agricultural and Forest Sciences qualifies graduates to conduct scientific work as well as assume management tasks requiring responsibility with genuine scientific understanding. The subject area-specific degree competencies are geared towards the many careers in the various sectors of agriculture and forest science as well as their economic and social environment.