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Plant Growth and Development

  • Number of credits 15 Credits
  • Level Master’s level
  • Starting Autumn Term 2019

Admitted to the course

Here you will find everything you need to know before the course starts.

About the course

The course deals with developmental biology of plants and environmental constrains upon plant growth. Focus is on regulation of cell division, meristem activity, plant stem cells, embryogenesis and organogenesis, signal transduction and plant hormones. Molecular techniques such as recombinant DNA techniques, protein targeting, gene and protein expression analysis, and mutant screening are used. The course connects research at Umeå Plant Science Centre.
The course is divided into the following sections: Theory 10,5 ECTS, Littreature study with seminar 1,5 ETCS, Practicals 3 ETCS.

Application and eligibility

Plant Growth and Development, 15 hp

Visa tillfällen för föregående termin Autumn Term 2019 Det finns inga senare terminer för kursen

Starts

28 October 2019

Ends

19 January 2020

Study location

Umeå

Language

English

Type of studies

Daytime, 100%

Required Knowledge

90 ECTS credits, of which at least 15 ECTS credits are in the main area of chemistry and 60 ECTS credits in the main area of biology where at least 30 ECTS credits should be in plant biology and cell- and molecular biology. Swedish for basic eligibility for higher education programmes and English B/6. Requirements for Swedish only apply if the course is held in Swedish.
 

Selection

Academic credits Applicants in some programs at Umeå University have guaranteed admission to this course. The number of places for a single course may therefore be limited.

Application code

UMU-50935

Application

Please note: This application round is intended only for applicants within the EU/EEA and Switzerland. Online application service in Swedish will open 15 March 2019 at 13:00 CET. Application deadline is 15 April 2019.

Application and Tuition fees

As a citizen of a country outside the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland, you are required to pay application and tuition fees for studies at Umeå University.

Application fee

SEK900

Tuition fee, first instalment

SEK35,700

Total fee

SEK35,700

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Course is given by
Department of plant physiology
Contact person for the course is:
Johannes Hanson