MSc in Agriculture at University of Copenhagen (UCPH), Denmark

University of Copenhagen (UCPH) 2 Years
Denmark Full Time
Master (2 years) of Science in Agriculture, 120 ECTS Onsite

Depending on the specialization, graduates pursue a wide range of careers:

  1. National and international advice and consultancy service in crop production, nature, and environment, in the horticultural and agricultural sector
  2. Research, innovation and product development of plants, plant protection and environmental technologies in public institutions, private businesses or in own enterprise
  3. Policy development, implementation, and administration related to plant production, nature conservation, environment and related technologies in the public sector, e.g. in ministries and municipalities and in private stakeholder organizations, including international NGOs
  4. Teaching and communication in universities or agricultural schools or to the broader public


There is a tuition fee for all full-time degree students from outside the EU, EEA, or Switzerland. Students within an exchange program are not required to pay tuition.

Further Information

Read more about the MSc program in Agriculture and student life at the Faculty of Science (SCIENCE) at the University of Copenhagen.

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Course Details:

The MSc program in Agriculture is a broad program targeted at students who are interested in the potentials of plants for the benefit of humans and in agriculture as a human activity. In the two-year MSc program you specialize in either Plant Science or in Production and Environment.

You can also choose the joint European program in Environmental Sciences (EnvEuro).
Read more about the specializations

The aim is to educate graduates who are capable of conducting research, developing innovative solutions and improving systems within the fields of plant science, production systems, natural resource use, and environmental impacts.

Read more about the structure of the program

Enrollment Requirements:

The following BSc Programmes from University of Copenhagen qualify graduates directly for admission to the MSc Programme in Agriculture:

  • BSc in Natural Resources (naturressourcer) (all core modules).

Students holding relevant BSc degrees in Agriculture, Horticulture, Biology, Biotechnology, Plant Science, Natural Resources, Geography, Environmental Science and similar are admitted provided their degree satisfy at least two of the three requirements:

  • 7,5 ECTS credits within biology or ecology
  • 7,5 ECTS credits within natural resources (soil, water, etc.)
  • 7.5 ECTS credits within economy or regulation

An individual assessment of whether the graduate meets the requirements will be carried out.

Teaching Language:


Costs/Tuition Fees:

7,300 EUR

Level/Field(s) of Study:

Agri, Forestry & Fisheries

Degree Level:


Language Requirements:

In addition, documentation may be required verifying that your proficiency in English is at a specified level. Read about the language requirements of the University of Copenhagen.

About the University/Institution:

he University of Copenhagen (UCPH) has four campus areas located in Denmark’s capital city. The University is the largest educational institution in Denmark and consists of eight faculties that combined offer over 200 academic programs for study in health sciences, humanities, law, life sciences, pharmaceutical sciences, natural sciences, social sciences, and theology.

Application Deadline:

Non-EU/EEA citizens
Application date: Jan 15
Start date: Sep 01
EU/EEA and Swiss citizens
Application date: Mar 01
Start date: Sep 01

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