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Project Course in Plant Biology

  • Number of credits 15 Credits
  • Level Master’s level
  • Starting Autumn Term 2018

About the course

The project is an individual work that is carried out in a research group under supervision. A detailed work plan is produced by the student in cooperation with the supervising teacher before the projects starts. The project is to be based on a task that is connected with the ongoing research activity of a research department or a business organization.

You have to reach an agreement with a supervisor at the department before applaying to this course.
The course can start at the beginning of the semester or according to agreements with the department.

Application and eligibility

Project Course in Plant Biology, 15 hp

Visa tillfällen för föregående termin Autumn Term 2018 Det finns inga senare terminer för kursen


Lectures begin on week starting 3 September 2018


Lectures end during the week of 5 November 2018

Study location




Type of studies

Daytime, 100%

Required Knowledge

15 ECTS at advanced level in Biology in a subject corresponding to subject of project.
English proficiency equivalent to English A from Swedish Upper secondary education. (IELTS (Academic) with minimum score 5.5 and no individual score below 5.0. TOEFL (Paper based with minimum score 530 and minimum TWE 4). TOEFL (Internet based with minimum score 72 and minimum Written 17)). Basic entrance requirements for higher studies in Swedish language proficiency is also required if the course is taught in Swedish.


Academic credits

Application code



Please note: This application round is intended only for applicants within the EU/EEA and Switzerland. Online application service is in Swedish. Notification of admission will be sent in mid-July. Contact the department for more information. Application deadline is 16 April 2018.

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


Tuition fee, first instalment


Total fee


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Course is given by
Department of plant physiology
Contactpersons for the course are:
Laszlo Bako, Course coordinator