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MSc in Genetics & Breeding

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
2 years
Master's degree
Scholarships available
On campus
Jerusalem
English
October 2021

Program description

MSc in Genetics & Breeding

  • Provide courses in genetics and breeding to all undergraduate students of the Faculty of Agriculture, and advanced courses to master students.
  • Train students to become researchers in the field of genetics and breeding and eventually become independent plants and animals breeders, based on their in-depth genetic understanding.
  • Extend the students' theoretical knowledge in classical genetics, molecular approaches, genomics and system biology.
  • Teach various approaches and research methods in genetics and breeding.
  • Implement the genetic knowledge in basic and applied aspects of agriculture.

Admission requirements

The courses of the program are based on undergraduate courses or equivalent courses from other academic institutions. Students without this background will have to take all or part of these courses, as required.


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Program content

Genetics and Breeding - Research Master's Track

1st Year Compulsory studies

  • Molecular Genetics
  • Introduction to Evolution
  • Academic Writing via Critical Thinking
  • M.S.c Seminar in Genetics and Breeding
  • Principles of Cytogenetics
  • M.S.c Seminar in Genetics & Breeding
  • Quantitative Genetics (Not Taught This Year)

2nd Year Compulsory studies

  • M.Sc Thesis

Genetics and Breeding - Non-Research Master's Track

1st Year Compulsory studies

  • Molecular Genetics
  • Introduction to Evolution
  • Academic Writing via Critical Thinking
  • M.S.c Seminar in Genetics and Breeding
  • Principles of Cytogenetics
  • M.S.c Seminar in Genetics & Breeding
  • Quantitative Genetics (Not Taught This Year)

2nd Year Compulsory studies

  • Non ThesisM.Sc Paper

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available; please visit the website for more information.

Tuition fees

  • International students: $10,500 per year (approx.)
  • Israeli students/Olim hadashim: $8,400 per year (approx.) 

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The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, founded in 1918 and opened officially in 1925, is Israel’s premier university as well as its leading research institution. The Hebrew University is ranked internationally among the 100 leading universities in the world and first...


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The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Mt. Scopus
9190501 Jerusalem
Israel

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international.huji.ac.il

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