MSc in Agricultural Biotechnology - Sample curriculum and compulsory subjects

1st Fall semester

Module/Title Code Lecturer ECTS Credit Contact hours/ week
General microbiology 1MB42NAK02M Anna Maráz 3 1+2
Classical genetics 3GN18NAK08M Júlia Halász 4 1+2
Molecular genetics 3GN18NAK09M Attila Hegedűs 4 1+3
Plant physiology and molecular plant biology 3MN24NAK06M István Papp 3 1+2
Cell biology 3NT20NAK15M Zsolt Erős-Honti 3 1+2
Organic chemistry and biochemistry 3MN24NAK14M Anita Szegő 4 1+3
Propagation biology of plants 3DD02NAK10M Károly Hrotkó 3 2+1
Tissue culturing and micropropagation 3DD02NAK52M Andrea Tillyné Mándy 4 1+2

2nd Spring semester

Module/Title Code Lecturer ECTS Credit Contact hours/ week
Physiology of metabolism, pathophysiology and stress biology 3MN24NAK36M István Papp 4 2+2
Basic methods in genetic engineering 3MN24NAK16M István Papp 3 1+2
Safety, legal and ethical questions concerning biotechnology 3MN24NAK07M Noémi Lukács 3 2+0
Biologically active substances of horticultural crops 3ME13NAK16M Éva Zámboriné Németh 3 2+0
Biotechnological methods in plant breeding 3GN18NAK10M Attila Hegedűs 6 1+4 (block)
Gene technology: transgenic animals 3MN24NAK17M Zsuzsanna Bősze 3 1+2 (block)
Molecular marker techniques 3GN18NAK11M Zsuzsanna Benyóné György 4 1+2
Genetic engineering of physiological processes in plants 3MN24NAK18M István Papp 6 1+4 (block)

3rd Fall semester

Module/Title Code Lecturer ECTS Credit Contact hours/ week
Bioinformatics 3MI09NAK34M András Ittzés 5 1+4
Achievments and targets in breeding of horticultural plants 3GN18NAK12M Júlia Halász 4 1+2
Population- and evolution genetics 3GN18NAK13M Attila Hegedűs 3 1+1
Production of ecosystems and forms of their regulation 3ME13NAK08M Jenő Bernáth 3 2+1
Diploma thesis I. 3MN24NAK19M Attila Hegedűs 10 0+8
Internship    Program instructor 5 4 weeks

4th Spring semeste

Module/Title Code Lecturer ECTS Credit Contact hours/ week
Food safety 1MB42NAK03M Gabriella Kiskó 1+1 3
Marketing of biotechnology products and innovative start-ups in competing environment 3MM11NAK88M Géza Székely 2+1 3
Functional and structural genomics 3GN18NAK31M Attila Hegedűs 1+3 4
Plant biotechnology and RNA techniques in global agriculture 3GN18NAK32M Ervin Balázs 2+2 4
Diploma thesis II. 3MN24NAK21M Attila Hegedűs 0+4 10