Plant Breeding (online)
New varieties of plants have to meet current demands for sustainable plant production. The online master’s programme Plant Breeding involves a wide variety of aspects related to the physiology, ecology, and genetics of cultivated plants. It ranges from the molecular level to the population level.
The aim of this programme is preparing students in several molecular techniques that will help identify specific genes for natural resistance. This online master’s is designed as a part-time study. The approximate workload is 20 hours per week and gives the student the flexibility to combine work and study. Are you ready for a challenge?
Unique about this master’s:
– Graduates from the master’s Plant Breeding are able to contribute to the sustainable development of plant production at various integration levels based on their knowledge of fundamental and applied plant sciences.
– Use of various molecular techniques to contribute to the rapid identification of genes for natural resistance.
Online courses (MOOCs)
With our MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) you can explore the typical WUR subjects and study in your own time, from your own home and at your own pace. Each MOOC offers limited course materials free of charge; a great way to get to know WUR’s professors and experience studying online. The full package (including exam and verified certificate) can be enjoyed for a reasonable fee. So, dive into the subject of your interest and join the online community of WUR!