The master’s programme in Plant Sciences is a unique programme offered jointly by the University of Graz and Graz University of Technology. It covers the basics of modern plant research and its application as well as interdisciplinary study modules and extensive options for specialising in individual subjects based on your interests.
Interests that are a good basis for this study programme
You should be interested in gaining an education in the natural sciences that focuses on plants, fungi and lichens. You should also be curious about current areas of research and enjoy learning the latest biological methods. You will need a subject-relevant first degree to be admitted to this programme.
Plant Sciences at the University of Graz
The main content of the study programme includes the structure and workings of ecosystems as well as biotic and abiotic interactions and symbiotic life strategies. You will also look at the molecular foundations of physiological and development biology processes and will be able to choose your own specialisation.
Doctoral Programme of Natural Sciences
The Doctoral Programme of Natural Sciences allows you to develop your own research interests further and to perfect your methodological skills. You will work independently to investigate academic questions and contribute to the development of knowledge and innovation in your subject area.
Preparation for a wide range of career paths
Their comprehensive theoretical and practical education will make graduates of the master’s programme well suited to many different fields of work. These include analysing animal and plant societies, conservation and species preservation, animal breeding and husbandry, behavioural and biodiversity research, evolutionary biology, agricultural sciences and biotechnology, laboratory physiology and pharmacological and biomedical work, writing expert reports or researching and teaching at (non-)university institutions.
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