Curriculum

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Breeding programmes in low-income countries

WUR-BOKU

Year 1

Wageningen University, the Netherlands

Year 2

University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna, Austria

 

Biological and societal context of breeding

WUR-SLU / UGOE-SLU

Year 1

Wageningen University, the Netherlands

Georg-August University of Goettingen, Germany

Block A – COMPULSORY MODULES (36 ECTS)

The following 6 modules totalling 36 C must be successfully completed:

Block B – OPTIONAL MODULES

A minimum of 4 modules totalling 24 C must be successfully completed in Block B. Of the 4 modules, at least 2 modules totalling 9 C must be completed within the respective study track.

FREE MODULES

ALTERNATIVE MODULES

Other modules (alternative modules) may be accepted to substitute the above mentioned modules. The prerequisite for the consideration of an alternative module is a written application by the student addressed to the Dean of Studies (Studiendekanin) at the Faculty of Agricultural Sciences; the Dean of Studies decides whether an application will be approved. Prior to a decision being made, the Dean will obtain an opinion on the appropriateness of the replacement from the teachers of the study programm. The application may be rejected without reason and the student has no legal claim for action.

Year 2

Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Sweden

Genomic selection and precise phenotypes

WUR-NMBU / UGOE-NMBU

Year 1

Wageningen University, the Netherlands

Georg-August University of Goettingen, Germany

Block A – COMPULSORY MODULES (36 ECTS)

The following 6 modules totalling 36 C must be successfully completed:

Block B – OPTIONAL MODULES

A minimum of 4 modules totalling 24 C must be successfully completed in Block B. Of the 4 modules, at least 2 modules totalling 9 C must be completed within the respective study track.

FREE MODULES

ALTERNATIVE MODULES

Other modules (alternative modules) may be accepted to substitute the above mentioned modules. The prerequisite for the consideration of an alternative module is a written application by the student addressed to the Dean of Studies (Studiendekanin) at the Faculty of Agricultural Sciences; the Dean of Studies decides whether an application will be approved. Prior to a decision being made, the Dean will obtain an opinion on the appropriateness of the replacement from the teachers of the study programm. The application may be rejected without reason and the student has no legal claim for action.

Year 2

Integrative biology

UGOE-APT

Year 1

Georg-August University of Goettingen, Germany

 

Block A – COMPULSORY MODULES (36 ECTS)

The following 6 modules totalling 36 C must be successfully completed:

Block B – OPTIONAL MODULES

A minimum of 4 modules totalling 24 C must be successfully completed in Block B. Of the 4 modules, at least 2 modules totalling 9 C must be completed within the respective study track.

  • Breeding informatics
    6 ECTS
    Link will be provided.
  • Molecular and biotechnological methods in plant and animal breeding
    6 ECTS
    Link will be provided.
  • Data Analysis with R
    3 ECTS
  • Applied Effective R Programming in Animal Breeding and Genetics (Programming with R)
    3 ECTS
    Link will be provided.
  • Practical Statistics and Experimental Design in Agriculture
    6 ECTS
    Link will be provided.

FREE MODULES

ALTERNATIVE MODULES

Other modules (alternative modules) may be accepted to substitute the above mentioned modules. The prerequisite for the consideration of an alternative module is a written application by the student addressed to the Dean of Studies (Studiendekanin) at the Faculty of Agricultural Sciences; the Dean of Studies decides whether an application will be approved. Prior to a decision being made, the Dean will obtain an opinion on the appropriateness of the replacement from the teachers of the study programm. The application may be rejected without reason and the student has no legal claim for action.

Year 2