Interuniversity Master in Animal Production and Health (jointly with UPM)

General

Read more about this program on the school's website

Program Description

  • Type of education: Face-to-face.
  • Number of new entry places offered: 22
  • Total credits: 60
  • Languages taught: Spanish.
  • Guide price: € 45.02 per credit.
  • Master's Scholarship: see relevant information here .

About

The " Master in Animal Production and Health " from the Polytechnic University of Madrid (UPM) and the Universidad Complutense de Madrid (UCM), is part of the branch of knowledge of Health Sciences.

The Title presents a flexible design in a way that satisfies both a possible research and professional orientation, as well as the possibility of specialization according to training needs:

By species:

  • Porcine
  • Birds and rabbits
  • Ruminants

By areas of specialization:

  • Health
  • Nutrition, production and hygiene
  • Reproduction, genetics and economic management

Academic year 2020-21

Course 1

Code

Subject

Character

Credits

Offered

609255

Feeding, Production and Hygiene (Birds and Rabbits)

Optional

8.0

Yes

609249

Feeding, Production and Hygiene (Pig)

Optional

8.0

Yes

609252

Feeding, Production and Hygiene (Ruminants)

Optional

8.0

Yes

609246

Biosecurity in Animal Production and Health

Compulsory

1.5

Yes

609247

Quality and Marketing of Livestock Products

Compulsory

1.5

Yes

609243

Livestock Accommodation and Facilities Design

Compulsory

1.5

Yes

609242

Design of Experiments and Data Analysis in Animal Production and Health

Compulsory

6.0

Yes

609241

Introduction to Research in Animal Production and Health

Compulsory

1.5

Yes

609257

External Practices

External Practices

6.0

Yes

609245

Animal Production and Environment

Compulsory

1.5

Yes

609244

Animal Protection and Welfare

Compulsory

1.5

Yes

609256

Reproduction, Genetics and Management (Birds and Rabbits)

Optional

8.0

Yes

609250

Reproduction, Genetics and Management (Pig)

Optional

8.0

Yes

609253

Reproduction, Genetics and Management (Ruminants)

Optional

8.0

Yes

609254

Animal Health (Birds and Rabbits)

Optional

8.0

Yes

609248

Animal Health (Pig)

Optional

8.0

Yes

609251

Animal Health (Ruminants)

Optional

8.0

Yes

609258

Final Master's Project

Final Master's Project

15.0

Yes

goals

The purpose of the University Master 's Degree is for students to acquire advanced and multidisciplinary training, in the field of Animal Production and Health. His training will be specialized in the development of scientific research in these areas and also in professional practice. Graduates may complete their research training by completing their doctoral thesis or, as qualified professionals, enter the world of work. The objective is that they learn to contribute significant knowledge to society, contributing to its transformation and competitiveness, and to work both autonomously and as a team, always under the values of ethical responsibility.

Recipients

They must be in possession of an official university degree (Bachelor's, Bachelor's or Engineering), preferably in Health Sciences, Sciences or Agronomy degrees. The degree may be Spanish or another issued by an institution of higher education of the European Higher Education Area (EHEA), which empowers in the country issuing the title for access to Master's degree courses. For students from countries outside the EHEA, prior approval of the studies will be required.

Why study this master?

Global integrative training of university graduates in activities, systems and techniques in the field of animal production and the health applied to them is guaranteed. The training may serve as a basis for the subsequent achievement of the Doctor's Degree or for the incorporation of the graduate into professional activity, so that he can face efficiently and effectively the different challenges that are posed in the field of the livestock sector.

Admission requirements for masters

Non-enabling university masters

  • Be in possession of any of the following titles:
    • Spanish official university degree .
    • Title issued by an institution of the European Higher Education Area (EHEA) and empowering in the country of issue for access to Master's education.
    • Title of educational systems outside the EHEA that empowers in the country of issuance for access to Master's education, homologated or declared equivalent to the degree and academic level of Degree or Degree by the Ministry of Education and Vocational Training . In case of lacking the mentioned homologation or equivalency, it will be necessary to have authorization or access permission granted by this University.
  • Or be carrying out during the course in which you pre-enroll studies leading to the obtaining of any of the previous degrees and be in a position to prove the obtaining of the same before September 30, 2020 .
  • In addition, students from foreign educational systems, whose mother tongue is different from Spanish, must prove level B2 of the Spanish language (or higher) .
  • Specific requirements that any of the requested masters may have. You can consult it by accessing the website of the Master itself.
Last updated Apr 2020

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