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Master Programs

Plant Sciences and Technologies

About the Program

The aim of this particular program guides and educates agriculture and basic science graduates to get specialized in selected areas,directs them to original researches and assists carriers. Furthermore, to encourage them to built stronge relations with internationally known colleagues in their fields. Goals of this program are  to educate and guide the students to get ready to use high technologies in order to adapt, select or breed economically important and desired new plant cultivars from various floras and in well equipped laboratories as well. Ultimate targets are to release such plant cultivars adaptable to unavailable ecologies and environments such as drought, salinity, diseases and insect damages. Visions of this program are to educate and guide  the graduates to think and collaborate rationally and proactively evaluating all kind of agricultural values, transferring environmentally friendly production techniques to practice and contributing to higher quality and more efficient production under international light and standarts. Also, creating added values to commodities.

 

Educational Opportunities

There are senior lecturers who will give enough lectures in the Department of Plant Science and Technology Master Program. During the period of research and thesis preparation, informations can be obtained from the library of the university through periodical and indefinite publications, electronic periodicals, digital image files from both domestic and international publications. For the study of the land required for the thesis, the University's agricultural areas and greenhouses can be utilized. In order to carry out the program, physics, biochemistry, analytical chemistry, computer labs and central laboratories are available at the university if necessary.

 

Career Areas

Students who gradute in the Department of Plant Science and  Technology will expand their worldviews, expand international networks, have a wider vision, and will be introduced in their professional careers at the same time. Some of the employment areas;

  • Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry
  • Environment and Urban Ministry
  • Ministry of National Education
  • Research Institues
  • Municipalities
  • Universities
  • International agricultural organizations
  • Self-consultant
  • Their own companies

 

Contact

Cyprus International University
Institute of Graduate Studies and Research
Çevik Uraz Center, CU247
99258 Nicosia/TRNC
Tel: +90 392 671 1111 Extension: 2214-2228
Institute E-mail: ciu-institute@ciu.edu.tr  

Head of Department: Prof. Dr. Ahsen Işık Özgüven
Head of Department  E-mail:  aozguven@ciu.edu.tr   
 

Last updated: 01-11-2018