Master’s degree programmes in English (second cycle)

  • Civil Engineering (Engineering Infrastructure) - Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering - Start: 1st October (winter semester), Duration: 3 semesters

    Degree
    Master’s Degree

    Duration
    3 semesters

    Beginning from
    March, October

    Credits obtained
    MSc diploma, 90 ECTS

    Aim of the programme
    The primary mission of the study is to ensure the highest quality in transferring the advanced knowledge to graduates, and provide the best understanding of Engineering Infrastructure challenges. Those issues certainly require the application of analytical, decision making, and critical thinking skills, that the students will develop during their studies. This will be achieved by delivering the best quality taught modules in topics such as structural design and geotechnical engineering.

    Entry requirements
    • diploma of the first-cycle studies (Bachelor’s degree or equivalent) in the field of civil engineering
    • diploma of related field of the first cycle studies, for which the effects of education are convergent with the learning outcomes expected of the candidates; if the convergence is incomplete, the student will be obliged to supplement the competence gaps by completing the subjects specified during the interview, in an amount not exceeding 30 ECTS, which is the limit of admissible discrepancy (Candidates permanently living outside Poland, who cannot come personally to interview, will be qualified based on the documentation attached to the Candidate Service System);
    • in case of the number of candidates exceeding the admission limit – the average grade from first-cycle studies is taken into account;
    • confirmed knowledge of the English language

    Main mandatory subjects:
    1 Year
    Foreign language, Hydraulic structures, Environmental Hazard Assessment, Mathematics, Theory of elasticity and plasticity, Structural mechanics, Geotechnical engineering in urban and transportation infrastructure, 2 additional subjects to be chosen by the student.

    2 Year
    Complex steel structures, Construction process management, Construction- executing and process planning, Finite Element Methods (computation methods), Construction law and investment processes regulations, Advanced foundation engineering, Complex concrete structures, Timber structures, BIM in civil engineering, Diploma seminar, Intellectual property management.

    Internship, practice
    The possibility of implementing an internship (e.g. in research units) as a part of research project.

    Career prospects
    The course will equip students with a range of transferable skills, and an ideal combination for a leading career in civil engineering. It will allow demonstrating the ability to work independently on a complex topic and demonstrate initiative in the solution of engineering challenges.

    Fees
    4100 PLN / semester,
    for Polish nationals: free of charge

  • Informatics and Econometrics (Big Data Analytics) - Faculty of Applied Informatics and Mathematics - Start: 1st October (winter semester), Duration: 4 semesters

    Degree
    Master’s Degree

    Duration
    4 semesters

    Beginning from
    March, October

    Credits obtained
    120 ECTS

    Aim of the programme
    The Big Data Analytics specialization is focused mainly on methods of analysis of the massive datasets. Within this specialization the students will get acquainted with the technologies used for storing, processing and analyzing large data sets and with other quantitative methods of economic analysis, the computer science tools and their practical application. The students will acquire practical skills in building analytical solutions on Big Data platforms. They will become familiar with distributed and parallel processing systems. They will learn how to use basic tools to visualize large data sets. The specialization is focused on the use of high level programming languages, as well as on the design and programming of the databases. The graduates will be able to incorporate the available methods and tools into the computer analysis systems.

    Entry requirements
    • diploma of the first-cycle studies in the field of computer science and econometrics, informatics, economics, finance and accounting, logistics, mathematics;
    • diploma of another field of the first cycle studies, for which the effects of education are convergent with the learning outcomes expected of the candidates; if the convergence is incomplete, the student will be obliged to supplement the competence gaps by completing the subjects specified during the interview, in an amount not exceeding 30 ECTS, which is the limit of admissible discrepancy;
    • confirmed knowledge of English language.

    Main mandatory subjects:
    1 Year
    Mathematical Economics, Dynamic and Financial Econometrics, Microeconometrics, Multidimensional Data Analysis, Operational Research – Applications, Survey Sampling, Software Engineering, Network Services, Foundations of Artificial Intelligence, Advanced Programming, Network Security, Oracle Databases, Processing massive datasets.

    2 Year
    Theory of Forecasting and Simulations, Basics of Financial Engineering, Advanced data exploration techniques for big data, Deep Learning Methods, Statistical Analysis in the Market Research, Event history analysis, Project Management, Intellectual Property Management, Selected Issues in Sociology and Psychology, Business Ethics.

    Career prospects
    The Big Data Analytics specialization prepares future analysts of massive datasets that are stored in companies and economical institutions, such as banks, stock markets, telecommunications companies etc.

    Fees
    4100 PLN/ semester,
    for Polish nationals: free of charge

  • Finance and Accounting - Faculty of Economics Sciences - Start: 1st October (winter semester), Duration: 4 semesters

    Degree
    Master’s Degree

    Duration
    4 semesters

    Beginning from
    October

    Credits obtained
    MSc diploma, 120 ECTS

    Aim of the programme
    The specialization has been established to provide students with the theoretical and practical foundations of finance and accounting and acquire the necessary knowledge in the field of economics, marketing and management. Students acknowledge the principles of operation of economic entities and the relations between these entities and other institutions that create an economic environment, both on a national and international scale. They get acquainted with the regularities and effects of human economic activity. They learn how to develop individual entrepreneurship using various methods and techniques used in research in economic sciences.
    The aim is to provide students with the most up-to-date knowledge that will cover the current social needs and challenges of the labour market.

    Entry requirements
    • diploma of the first-cycle studies (Bachelor’s degree or equivalent) in the field of economy, management, finance, accounting, logistics, tourism;
    • diploma of the related field of the first cycle studies (Bachelor’s degree or equivalent), for which the effects of education are convergent with the learning outcomes expected from candidates; if the convergence is incomplete, the student will be obliged to supplement the competence gaps by completing the subjects specified during the interview, in an amount not exceeding 30 ECTS, which is the limit of admissible discrepancy;
    • the average grade from first-cycle studies;
    • confirmed knowledge of English language

    Main mandatory subjects:
    1 Year
    Monetary policy, credit institution management, forecasting and simulation, cost accounting, risk theory, financial law, dynamic and financial econometrics, controlling in a bank, managerial accounting, intellectual property management, financial reporting, financial consulting, financial engineering, international finance, investment portfolio, advanced financial accounting, IT systems in financial institutions, tax accounting, diploma seminar.

    2 Year
    Contemporary theories in finance, international accounting, facultative subjects (8 of them during 3rd and 4th semester), diploma seminar.

    Career prospects
    Students gain advanced knowledge in the field of finance and accounting, the functioning of financial institutions. They get the ability to analyze basic economic phenomena and the economic and financial situation of economic units. The graduates are prepared to work in enterprises, organizations and public and non-governmental institutions, including financial institutions. They also gain the necessary knowledge and skills to run a business independently.

    Fees
    4100 PLN/semester
    for Polish nationals: free of charge

  • Horticulture, Specialization (General Horticulture) - Faculty of Horticulture - Start: 1st October (winter semester) 1st March (summer semester), Duration: 3 semesters

    Degree
    Master’s Degree

    Duration
    3 semesters

    Beginning from
    March, October

    Credits obtained
    93 ECTS

    Aim of the programme
    The goal is to make an educational offer of the second cycle studies in the field of General Horticulture and therefore increase chances in the Polish and international job markets. We encourage students to take part in a project offering financial support for the second cycle studies with English as the teaching language in the field of Horticulture. Presented study also improve the internationalization of the Faculty of Horticulture.
    Study also provides with competencies in soft skills: problem-solving; accumulation, elaboration and critical data analysis; propagation of knowledge, working in the multidisciplinary team.
    As part of General Horticulture, we offer a wide range of practical classes, including work in a modern greenhouse and analytical laboratories.

    Entry requirements
    Diploma of the first-level studies on plants (Horticulture, Forestry, Agriculture, etc.) in the field of environmental protection;
    • diploma of related field of the first cycle studies, for which the effects of education are convergent with the learning outcomes expected of the candidates; if the convergence is incomplete, the student will be obliged to supplement the competence gaps by completing the subjects specified during the interview, in an amount not exceeding 30 ECTS, which is the limit of admissible discrepancy (Candidates permanently living outside Poland, who cannot come personally to interview, will be qualified on the basis of the documentation attached to the Candidate Service System);
    • in the case of the number of candidates exceeding the admission limit the average grade from first-cycle studies is taken in to account; • confirmed knowledge of English language;

    Main mandatory subjects:
    1 Year
    Herbal raw materials, Plant functioning under environmental stresses, Advanced information technologies, Intellectual property, Molecular biology, Sustainable horticulture, Diploma seminar, Facultative subjects: Ornamental plants in human environment, Fruits of the world, Medicinal and aromatic plants, Applied of plant pathology, Seeds production, Dendrology.

    2 Year
    Ecotoxicology, Plant Laboratory, The microworld of fungi, Insect behavior – from mechanisms to practical issues, Modern technologies in plant production, Diploma seminar, Facultative subjects: Propagation of ornamental plants, Integrated pests management, Biological control, Breeding methods of fruit plants, Propagation of fruits plants, Plants in human diet, Breeding methods of ornamental plants.

    3 Year
    Diploma seminar, Facultative subjects: Business law, Plants’ mysteries under microscope, Indoor flowers arrangements, Ecology of microorganisms, Quality evaluation of plant products, Physiological basis of vegetable and medicinal plants production.

    Career prospects
    • in horticultural production
    • private agribusiness
    • horticultural consulting
    • raw materials and cosmetic laboratories
    • education
    • scientific and research institutions

    Fees
    4100 PLN/semester,
    for Polish nationals: free of charge

  • Environmental Engineering (Modern Engineering in Water Management) - Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering - Start: 1st March (summer semester), Duration: 3 semesters

    Degree
    Master of Science- MSc

    Duration
    3 semesters

    Beginning from
    March, October

    Credits obtained
    MSc diploma, 90 ECTS

    Aim of the programme
    The Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering at SGGW, will launch the new international studies “Modern engineering in water management”. The Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering has the aim to offer the students holistic and interdisciplinary knowledge in the area of water management and environmental engineering. Specialists from different faculties of Warsaw University of Life Sciences (SGGW) and visiting professors from abroad will present the contents.
    Studies are focused on both technical and ecological aspects of the environment, emphasizing the role of the human in shaping sustainable landscapes and ecosystems. Specifically, students will obtain a complex knowledge of the integral approach in water management in the age of environmental droughts and climate change. The programme is divided into three semesters. It consists of lectures, seminars, workshops, labworks, and field research conducted in both partner countries: Poland and Kazakhstan.

    Entry requirements
    • diploma of engineer of related field of the first cycle studies, for which the effects of education are convergent with the learning outcomes expected of the candidates; if the convergence is incomplete, the student will be obliged to supplement the competence gaps by completing the subjects specified during the interview, in an amount not exceeding 30 ECTS, which is the limit of admissible discrepancy (Candidates permanently living outside Poland, who cannot come personally to interview, will be qualified on the basis of the documentation attached to the Candidate Service System);
    • in case of number of candidates exceeding the admission limit – in the first place the graduates form first cycle studies in environmental engineering will be addmitted base on the average grade from first-cycle studies; in the second place the graduates form first cycle studies in related fields of study will be addmitted base on the average grade from first-cycle studies;
    • confirmed knowledge of English language.

    Career prospects
    The course will equip students with a range of transferable skills, and an ideal combination for a leading career in environmental engineering. It will allow demonstrating the ability to work independently on a complex topic and demonstrate initiative in the solution of engineering challenges.

    Fees
    4100 PLN/semester,
    for Polish nationals: free of charge

  • Environmental Protection (Restoration and Management of Environment) - Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering - Start: 1st March (summer semester), Duration: 3 semesters

    Degree
    Master’s Degree

    Duration
    3 semesters

    Beginning from
    March, October

    Credits obtained
    MSc diploma, 90 ECTS

    Aim of the programme
    The Restoration and management of environment (RME) aims at providing students with comprehensive and interdisciplinary environmental knowledge presented by the best specialists from a range of scientific areas. Studies are focused on both technical and ecological aspects of the environment, emphasizing the role of human in shaping sustainable landscapes and ecosystems. The programme is divided into three semesters. It consists of lectures, seminars, labworks and field research.

    Entry requirements
    Diploma of the first-cycle studies (Bachelor’s degree or equivalent) in the field of environmental protection;
    • diploma of related field of the first cycle studies, for which the effects of education are convergent with the learning outcomes expected of the candidates; if the convergence is incomplete, the student will be obliged to supplement the competence gaps by completing the subjects specified during the interview, in an amount not exceeding 30 ECTS, which is the limit of admissible discrepancy (Candidates permanently living outside Poland, who cannot come personally to interview, will be qualified on the basis of the documentation attached to the Candidate Service System);
    • in the case of the number of candidates exceeding the admission limit the average grade from first-cycle studies is taken in to account;
    • confirmed knowledge of English language

    Main mandatory subjects:
    1 Year
    Mathematics and statistics, Food in Culture and Society, Tourism in protected areas, Ecotoxicology, Landscape planning by ecological methods, Hydrogenic soils, Plant adaptation to environmental stresses, Integrated water resources management and restoration, Elective (Contemporary challenges in wetlands restoration or Integrated floodplain protection) or Foreign language, Environmental policy, Ecological bases of nature conservation, Processes of decision support, Spatial planning, Risk analysis, Soil biology, Ecological infrastructure in agricultural landscapes, Restoration to ecosystems of wild medicinal plants, Land and water conservation, Ecological engineering for environmental protection, Soil hazard pollution and protection, Hydrological modeling with GIS Case study of environmental protection – part I.

    2 Year
    Environmental processes modeling, Faunal research or River Ecological Surveys, Case study of environmental protection – part II., Diploma seminar, M.Sc. dissertation.

    Career prospects
    Careers in environmental protection involve jobs that aim in reduction of negative human pressure on natural environment, restoration of degraded ecosystems, sustainable use of environmental resources, environmental education and creating environmental policy.
    Graduates will be ready to work in the fields of environmental planning and analysis, environmental policy, legislation, and regulation, natural resources conservation and management, environmental engineering and environmental education, communication and advocacy and fundraising. Possible jobs include governmental positions, coordination of environmental agencies and NGOs, environmental consulting, technologist in industry, environmental engineering, research and teaching positions in schools and universities.

    Fees
    4100 PLN/semester,
    for Polish nationals: free of charge

  • Forestry, Specialization: Forest Information Technology - Faculty of Forestry - Start: 1st October, Duration: 4 semester

    Degree
    Master’s Degree

    Duration
    4 semesters

    Beginning from
    March, October

    Credits obtained
    MSc diploma, 120 ECTS

    Aim of the programme
    The international Master study programme “Forest Information Technology (FIT)” is an interdisciplinary, bilateral, programme taught at the Eberswalde University for Sustainable Development (EUSD) and the Warsaw University of Life Sciences (WULS) in Poland. The M.Sc. programme focusses on environmental information technologies (EIS) and Green IT such as Machine Learning technologies, applied programming and databases, forest ecosystem modelling, remote sensing and geographic information systems. With an interdisciplinary approach, the study programme offers conceptual knowledge about sustainable forest ecosystems combined with innovative IT -technical solutions to address a range of issues, from local forest management to global climate change. Since its start in 2005, the FIT is continuously accredited in Germany by ASIIN and in Poland by PKA.

    Entry requirements
    • diploma of the first-cycle studies (Bachelor’s degree or equivalent) in the field of forestry;
    • diploma of related field of the first cycle studies, for which the effects of education are convergent with the learning outcomes expected of the candidates; if the convergence is incomplete, the student will be obliged to supplement the competence gaps by completing the subjects specified during the interview, in an amount not exceeding 30 ECTS, which is the limit of admissible discrepancy (Candidates permanently living outside Poland, who cannot come personally to interview, will be qualified on the basis of the documentation attached to the Candidate Service System);
    • in the case of the number of candidates exceeding the admission limit • the average grade from first-cycle studies is taken in to account;
    • confirmed knowledge of English language

    Main mandatory subjects:
    1 Year
    1st Semester: Eberswalde University for Sustainable Development; covers principles of innovative Forest-IT and environmental information technology (main mandatory subjects: Geomatics, Data Analysis & Management).
    2nd Semester: Warsaw University of Life Sciences; focuses on the application of information technologies (IT) in forest and environment related subjects and forest management topics (main mandatory subjects: Geomatics, Data Analysis & Management, Operational Forestry).

    2 Year
    3rd Semester: During the 3rd semester at either location FIT students pursue an independent research project framed by a range of elective modules topics (main mandatory subjects: Research project, Operational Forestry).
    4th Semester: During the 4th semester at either location students work on their Master thesis supplemented by further elective modules main mandatory subjects: Master thesis & defense, Student Research Colloquium).
    Internship, practice The possibility of implementing an internship (e.g. in research units) as a part of research project.

    Career prospects
    Graduated FIT students are ready to compete on a diversified but also on a highly specialized job market of Green IT and environmental data analytics, natural resource management and applied research in the forest and environmental sector in Europe or beyond. FIT graduates hold a double degree certificate from two European higher Education Institutes, the Eberswalde University for Sustainable Development and the Warsaw University of Life Sciences. Both certificates enable entering various European and international job markets with a focus digital technologies or sustainable natural resource management and empirical ecological research using digital data and forest and environmental management, ecological consultancy and others. Master certificates issued by the two universities are an accepted prerequisite for continuing your studies as a PhD student or entering any other doctoral degree programme.

    Fees
    No fee – study based on International Agreement

    Recruitment: Foreign candidates are recruited by USDE in Germany. Applications of foreign candidates are processed by UNI-ASSIST. Number of places available: 25.

Master’s degree program in Engish (long cycle)

  • Veterinary Medicine (Faculty of Veterinary Medicine) - Start: 1st October, Duration: 11 semesters

    Degree
    Veterinary Surgeon / Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

    Duration
    Long cycle 11 semesters master’s programme

    Beginning from
    March, October

    Credits obtained
    DVM degree requires the completion of 360 ECTS

    Aim of the programme
    Study offering for veterinary medicine through the careful and competent selection of programme content provides students of long-cycle Master’s degree programme with:
    • knowledge, skills and competences required to describe rules and mechanisms underlining animal health, diagnose disease and implement therapy in a single animals or in a herd;
    • competence in protection of public health via monitoring of animal feed, animal production, production facilities, products of animal origin and distribution and transport of animals and products of animal origin;
    • competences in soft skills: problem solving, accumulation, elaboration, critical analysis and propagation of knowledge, working in the multidisciplinary team.

    Entry requirements
    Recruitment to the programme is handled by external recruiting agency, the International Medicine Studies (www.ims-medstudy. com; info@ims-medstudy.com). Finished secondary level education and the diploma recognized by EU is required for application to the course. Candidates are required to take biology and chemistry exam.

    Main mandatory subjects:
    1 Year
    Anatomy, cell biology, histology & embryology, biology, chemistry, biophysics, information technology, Latin, copyrights, genetics, biostatistics, agronomy
    2 Year
    Biochemistry, physiology, animal husbandry and breeding, ethology, epidemiology, microbiology, immunology
    3 Year
    Parasitology, pathophysiology, pharmacology, clinical and laboratory diagnostics, general surgery and anesthesiology, public health, bee diseases, pathomorphology
    4 Year
    Farm animal and equine diseases, meat hygiene, pathomorphology, feed hygiene, imagine diagnostics, safety of animal-origin food, zoonosis, toxicology, andrology, fish diseases, ethical aspects of veterinary practice
    5 Year
    Dogs and cat diseases, dietetics, avian diseases, administration and legal aspects in veterinary, fur animal diseases, veterinary prevention, milk hygiene, clinic rotations
    6 Year
    Clinical rotations, herd health management

    Internship, practice
    Student is obliged to complete: husbandry practice (80 h/2 weeks), veterinary inspection (80 h / 2 weeks twice), clinical practice (160 h / 4 weeks twice).

    Career prospects
    • veterinary surgeon / doctor of veterinary medicine in small animals, large animals or mixed practices
    • veterinary inspection / public health protection agencies
    • veterinary border control
    • general, medical and veterinary research (PhD studies, research companies and institutions)
    • laboratory practice
    • animal health protection agencies
    • pharmaceutical industry

    Fees
    4800€ for winter semester
    3600€ for summer semester