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Post Graduate Credit hour Programs Faculty of Agriculture

  • Program objectives
  • Departments
  • Program entry requirements
  • Entry documents required
  • Program Structure
  • Courses
  • Communication methods

1- Developing academic programs and courses to meet the requirements of contemporary society in the twenty-first century.

2- Adopting educational programs and courses that focus on the practical skill side of the student to prepare him for the labor market and continue self-learning.

3- Investing information technology to automate the college electronically in order to develop education, research and community service.

4- Implementing a quality assurance program to improve performance rates in education, research and community service to maintain the accreditation of the college and its academic programs.

5- Develop a strategy for scientific research confused by the industry's need to meet the needs of society.

6- Establishing research centers that integrate specializations, capabilities and resources in the college, university, research centers and other universities.

7- Encouraging international and local cooperation for the development of educational and scientific research systems.

1- Soil

2- Agricultural Economics

3- Rural Society

4- Animal Production

5- Poultry production

6- Plant Pathology

7- Horticulture

8- Food Sciences

9- Agricultural biochemistry

10- Agronomy

11- Agricultural Microbiology

12- Agricultural Engineering

13- Agricultural Botany

14- Plant Protection

15- Genetics

These academic departments grant certificates in:

* Professional Master's Degree in Agricultural Sciences

* Master's degree in agricultural sciences

* Doctor of Philosophy in Agricultural Sciences

These certificates are in different specializations according to each department with different branches and in the latest new scientific research positions.

For a student to register for a professional or research master’s degree, he must have a bachelor’s degree in Agricultural sciences from one of the universities or institutes subject to the Universities Organizing Law, or an equivalent degree from another scientific institute recognized by the Supreme Council of Universities.

The applicant may be a graduate of one of the colleges with specializations related to the College of Agriculture, and the rules regulating this apply to it.

* Professional Masters:

1- Recording file

2- Bachelor's degree

3- Birth certificate

4- Attitude to recruitment

5- Employer approval (if working)

6- Four, personal photos size ( 4x6 )

* Research Masters:

The general grade shall not be less than good and the average grades of the specialization subjects shall not be less than very good.

1- Recording file

2- Bachelor's degree

3- Birth certificate

4- Academic record including the grades obtained by the student at the undergraduate level.

5- Course completion certificate.

6- Attitude to recruitment

7- Employer approval (if working)

8-Six, personal photos size (4x6 )

* Doctor of Philosophy

Registration requirements for the Doctor of Philosophy:

To have a research master’s degree in agricultural sciences from one of the universities or institutes subject to the Universities Organizing Law, or an equivalent degree from another scientific institute recognized by the Supreme Council of Universities. Or a research master’s degree in one of the colleges with specializations related to the College of Agriculture, provided that the average of his grades in the master’s courses is not less than very good.

The required paperwork

1- Recording file

2- Master's degree by research

3- Birth certificate

4- Academic transcript for research master's courses

5- A letter of recommendation from the Supervising Committee that the research master's degree confirms the student's eligibility and competency to register for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy.

6- Attitude to recruitment

7- Employer approval (if working)

8- Four, personal photos size ( 4x6 )

 Number of academic years:

- Professional Master’s: The duration of study is two years and the student does not qualify to register for the Doctor of Philosophy degree.

- Research Master’s: not less than two years and not more than four years from the date of registration. The registration may be extended for one calendar year after the approval of the department and the college council.

- Doctor of Philosophy: Not less than three years and not more than five years from the date of registration. The registration may be extended for one Gregorian year after the approval of the department and the College Council.

 Number of credit hours:

Professional Master's: 61 credit hours (18 courses)

Research Master's: 57 credit hours (19 courses)

Doctor of Philosophy: 53 credit hours (21 courses)

Professional Masters:

The student studies 28 credit hours for the compulsory courses, which are as follows: 9 hours in the major + 7 hours as a university requirement + 12 hours as a college requirement.

It teaches 24 credit hours for elective courses, which are as follows: 18 hours in the major + 6 hours outside the major.

The student performs practical training in the college labs and farms for 9 credit hours.

Research Master's:

The student studies 3 university courses + 5 college courses + 3 compulsory courses from the department + 6 elective courses from within the specialization + 2 elective courses from outside the specialization.

Doctor of Philosophy:

The student studies 3 university courses + 5 college courses + 4 compulsory courses from the department + 7 elective courses from within the specialization + 2 elective courses from outside the specialization.

Through a WhatsApp group with international students, with the expatriate coordinator and employees from the Graduate Studies Department.

There is a page on Facebook for international students at the university

An official email for international students of the Faculty of Agriculture iso@agr.asu.edu.eg