What type of training ?
|une formation diplômante, sous statut étudiant|
For who ?
|étudiant titulaire d'un diplôme français, étudiant international|
To adapt agriculture to global changes while preserving agricultural diversity, it is essential to mobilize innovation to improve crops is an essential lever.
The Plant breeding, Mediterranean and tropical crops engineering option trains scientists in genetics and plant engineering for careers in the seed, genetic resource management and academic research sectors. The training is general and allows a professional insertion whatever the crop.
Through the program, students acquire:
These skills are acquired through diversified teaching:
Number of ECTS credits : 60
Language of instruction : In French
The program consists of 4 teaching units. The theoretical training is followed by a 6-month practical internship.
Particular emphasis is placed on:
A 6-month internship (March - September, compulsory) completes the training. It aims to enhance the knowledge, skills and working methods acquired during the course and to enable students to gain professional experience. In general, the internship involves an independent applied research project with strong emphasis on data analysis in genetics or plant modelling.
The internship can take place in France or abroad. Many internship proposals come from within the private or public sector, but students are free to look for themselves.
This internship can be done in a public research unit or a private company depending on the student’s career plans. An internship report is presented in mid-September before a jury. For students interested in pursuing a PhD, depending on the context:
The 3rd year option is open, after review by the admissions committee, to students who have validated the M1 level (first year of a master's program) and come from:
Application forms may be obtained from the educational directorate of your institution.
Students who have not validated the 2nd year (M1) of the Montpellier SupAgro Agricultural Engineer course are not awarded a diploma at the end of the 3rd year of the training program.
Positions oriented around plant breeding:
And also… Public sector researcher
Jobs oriented around plant sectors:
Campus de La Gaillarde
2 place Pierre Viala