M.Sc in Agriculture with a focus in Horticulture is a graduate-level program that provides students with advanced knowledge and skills in the science and technology of growing fruits, vegetables, flowers, ornamental plants and landscape horticulture. The program is designed to prepare students for careers in research and development, farming and agricultural production, or in government or non-government organizations related to horticulture.
The curriculum of the program includes advanced coursework in a range of topics such as plant physiology, plant breeding, genetics, biotechnology, and horticultural techniques. The program also includes hands-on training in horticultural techniques such as propagation, pruning, and pest management. Students complete a research project or thesis as a requirement of the program, which gives them the opportunity to conduct original research and contribute new knowledge to the field of horticulture.
Graduates of the program will have a comprehensive understanding of the latest trends and developments in the field of horticulture, and will be equipped with the skills and knowledge needed to succeed in a variety of careers in the horticulture and food production sectors. They will also have knowledge about different forms of horticulture such as sustainable horticulture, organic horticulture, and greenhouse horticulture.