Who can apply for NRM Field of Study?

NRM is the interdisciplinary field of study. Students with a wide variety of backgrounds including agriculture, biosciences, environmental sciences, geography, geology, forestry, soil sciences, but also social sciences such as e.g. anthropology are encouraged to apply for admission to the M.Sc., Ph.D., diploma and certificate programs at the NRM field of study.

Requirements & Procedures

Doctoral Degree Program: To be eligible for admission to the regular Doctoral degree program, an applicant must:

  • have strong academic records (both undergraduate and graduate) and normally hold a four-year bachelor’s degree, and a Master’s degree, preferably with a combination of course and thesis work, from an institution of good standing, acceptable to AIT. The minimum GPA requirement for admission to the doctoral program is 3.50 or equivalent at the master’s degree level
  • submit a brief outline of dissertation research proposal including the required research facilities, if necessary
  • receive a written confirmation that a faculty member at AIT is available and willing to supervise

Master’s Degree Program:To be eligible for admission to the regular master’s program, an applicant must:

  • hold a Bachelor degree (normally from a four-year program), or its equivalent, in an appropriate field of study from an institution of good standing acceptable to AIT.
  • have undergraduate grades significantly above average; the minimum GPA requirement for admission to the master’s program is 2.75 or equivalent at the Bachelor degree level.
  • be in satisfactory physical and mental health, and have a record of good conduct.
For scholarship consideration applicants MUST have a score of 6 in writing (IELTS, AIT English) OR TOEFL paper based 550, TOEFL computer based 210, iTOEFL 76, and/or TOEIC score of 790. If you submit a score for consideration for admissions only, then you are expected to score at least IELTS 4.5 for Master degree and 5.5 for doctoral program.

For more information about applications and deadlines, please consult this admission page.