Horticulture Crops (with Thesis)

Master's Degree - Instıtute Of Natural And Applıed Scıences

General Information

Agricultural Engineers or Fruit Cultivation and Breeding (Citrus and other subtropical fruits; temperate climate fruit types), Vegetable Cultivation and Breeding, Viticulture and Ornamental Plants Cultivation, Preservation and Post-Harvesting Physiology of these products, Biotechnology and organic cultivation. they specialize in. Graduates who have completed their undergraduate education in Horticulture Department, Agricultural Engineering Program, Crop Production Program or other undergraduate graduates, provided that they attend the Scientific Preparation Program, can apply to the Horticulture Master's Program. During their education in the Master's program, students must complete a total of 120 ECTS consisting of lectures, seminars and thesis.

Length of Programme & Number of Credits

2 Year - 120 ECTS

Feature & Definition

The graduates of the Horticultural Department's Master's Program, which aims to train qualified personnel to meet the needs of public and private sector organizations operating in the field of horticulture, and to prepare students for the doctoral program, are able to develop and deepen the knowledge gained in the field of horticultural crops at the level of expertise; accessing resources related to horticultural crops, benefiting from these resources and constantly renewing themselves; It is aimed to lead and solve problems in an environment that requires the solution of problems related to horticultural crops.

Mode of Study

Full Time

Head of Department


ECTS / Course Catalog Coordinator


Erasmus Coordinator


Internship Coordinator


Orientation Staff



The aim of the horticultural master's program is to enable students to work in the public and private sectors related to horticultural specialties, to work internationally, to have technical knowledge, theoretical and applied knowledge and skills, to make projects, to teamwork, to compile, evaluate and interpret knowledge.


To raise individuals who can improve themselves in the field of Horticulture, who can access and follow innovations, and who can develop theories for solving problems with analytical approaches. In addition, in the fields of fruit, vegetables, vineyards and ornamental plants, equipped with the latest theoretical and applied technological knowledge at the national and international level, capable of analyzing and solving problems, having the skills of writing projects, consulting and being an expert, sensitive to social, cultural, social events and environment, aims to train graduates with the awareness of long-term learning.

Specific Admission Requirements

In this program, students can continue their education in their own field or in related fields as a result of the evaluation of ALES, undergraduate graduation GPA and interview exam together within the framework of "Ç.Ü. Graduate Education and Training Regulations".

Qualification Awarded

Students who successfully complete this program are awarded a Horticulture (Thesis Master's) diploma.

Level of Qualification


Qualification Requirements of Graduation

The student has to take 7 courses, 21 credits and 42 ECTS courses. The Thesis Program Summary is sent to the Graduate School of Natural and Applied Sciences by the decision of the Academic Committee after the presentation of the student. The student who completes the thesis work defends his thesis in front of the jury selected in accordance with the rules of the Institute of Science and Technology.

Access to Further Studies

Students who successfully complete their master's education in this program can study in doctoral programs in their field or related fields, provided that they get a valid grade from the ALES exam and have sufficient English language knowledge.


There is no internship

Applied Course

Applications are made in the relevant laboratories and in the field.

Work Placement

There is no job training in the master programme

Double Major, Additional Major & Exchange Possibilities

Within the scope of Erasmus, students can go to countries with agreements and from there students can come to this program.

Employment Opportunities

Students who graduate from the program can work as researchers and publishers in the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Livestock and various state institutions, as well as Ziraat Bank and some other banks, Agricultural Credit Cooperatives, Municipalities, private seed and seedling growing companies, fruit-vegetable storage warehouses. and product packaging houses, tomato paste-canned and fruit juice factories, private farms and greenhouses; In addition to private garden care and consultancy services, it also provides seeds, fertilizers and pesticides; they can work on issues such as export-import, packaging-marketing and certification, they can establish and operate private breeding units or pursue an academic career at universities.