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Organic Farming

People's Friendship University
Moscow, Russia
Full-time
€4,180.00/year
 1283 Points
Duration
2 Years
Language
English

Program Description

A double-degree programme "Organic farming" is being implemented in English in cooperation with the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (Greece). The aim of the programme is to educate highly qualified specialists in the field of organic production of agriculture.

The programme gives theoretical knowledge and practical skills in modern agro-biotechnology (with use of molecular-genetic methods of research) and in the field of effective land use. Special attention is paid to the search, synthesis and production of new non-chemical means of protection from pathogens in the vegetation period and during storage of the finished product.

Entry Requirements

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Education
Bachelor's Degree
6
or
Degree from State Technical Institute
6
English Level
IELTS
5
Notes:

Additional Required Documents:

  • A copy of the medical certificate on the absence of contraindications for studying in the Russian Federation and on the absence of HIV and AIDS.
  • Photo.

Other Optional Documents:

  • For example, confirmation of victory in international Olympiads or professional competitions.

Important Information:

  • Personal portfolio of talented applicants will be taken into account. The portfolio is considered according to the following criteria:
  1. average academic grade at the previous level of education, including grades in specialized subjects (max — 45 points)
  2. achievements in educational and social activities, certificates, diplomas, etc. (max — 5 points)
  3. certificate of a foreign language proficiency (5 points)
  4. applicant status based on the results of participation in competitions / Olympiads for foreign citizens (winner — 15 points, prize-winner — 10 points)
  5. recommendations (or other similar documents) from public organizations, associations, Russian missions abroad, foreign diplomatic missions, faculties of RUDN University, etc. (5 points)
  6. volunteer activity (5 points)
  7. position of the university whose document on education the candidate provides upon admission, in the world rankings (10 points)
  8. letter of motivation (10 points)

Curriculum

Programme Description

- The first year of training is conducted at the Agro-technological Institute of RUDN (Russia). The second year of training is conducted at the faculty of agriculture, forestry and natural resources at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (Greece).

- Leading Russian and foreign biotechnology and agribusiness holding companies support educational process, which has scientific and production orientation. Graduates will have the opportunity of further employment and creation of their own production.

- Creation of joint projects for the production and sale of food products with international certification.

- Scientific work and projects on the thesis can be performed on the basis of RUDN, and in the expert laboratories of companies, food producers. The preparation of the thesis can be supervised by teachers from RUDN and foreign partner universities.

- Students enrolled in the programme will participate in scientific and creative events such as international exhibitions, competitions and conferences.

Careers

Master’s degree gives the opportunity to:

  • Enter postgraduate programmes in Russian, European and American universities to obtain a PhD degree
  • Work in international organizations and institutes of FAO UNESCO
  • Work in scientific and production clusters, in Russian and international companies that produce and sell food products, in Rosselkhoznadzor service (Centre for Plant Quarantine), in customs departments
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