MSc in Agricultural Engineering

Universidade de Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro

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MSc in Agricultural Engineering

Universidade de Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro

The MSc in Agricultural Engineering provides training and qualification of graduates with a solid scientific and technical background to plan, design and manage agricultural and agroindustrial activities, ensuring the obtaining of goods and services in a sustainable, diversified and safe way for man and the environment.

This course also aims to impart autonomous learning and ability to respond to new issues arising from the evolution of knowledge and new demands of society.

The MSc in Agronomic Engineering acquires capacity and skills to:

  • Elaborate and execute projects and innovative studies, develop business functions and design models in the agronomic and agroindustrial area;
  • Technical-economic management of farms, consulting and scientific research in the various aspects of agricultural activity, both from a productive and environmental point of view;
  • Continue studies at the 3rd cycle level (PhD)

Curricular structure

This course has compulsory curricular units and optional curricular units, allowing to follow different study plans to obtain specializations in different areas namely Vitiviniculture, Olive and Olive Oil, Hortofloricultura, Fruticultura, Agroindustries and Organic Agriculture. The student also has the possibility to build his / her curriculum, choosing the optional Curricular Units that best adapt to its objectives.

Schedule

Weekly Schedule: DaytimeCalendar Academic: beginning of October

Duration

2 years

ECTS

120

Professional Exits

  • Technical management of agricultural, agri-business and agroindustrial farms;
  • Technicians of the Central, Regional or Local Administration Services;
  • Companies providing services and technical consultancy to the agro-commercial, agro-environmental and agro-productive sectors;
  • Elaboration, implementation and evaluation of agronomic projects;
  • Institutions and companies to control and supervise quality and food safety;
  • Maintenance companies and management of green spaces;
  • Career in scientific and technological research;
  • Vocational education and training institutions.

Diploma Profile

  • Technical management of agricultural, agro-commercial and agroindustrial farms;
  • Technicians for central, regional or local government services;
  • Companies that provide services and technical advice to the agro-commercial, agro-environmental and agro-productive sectors;
  • Preparation, implementation and evaluation of agronomic projects;
  • Institutions and companies that control and supervise the quality and safety of food;
  • Green space management and maintenance companies;
  • Career in scientific and technological research;
  • Institutions of education and professional training.
This school offers programs in:
  • Portuguese (Portugal)


Last updated April 21, 2018
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This course is Campus based
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Oct. 2018
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2 years
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Portugal - Vila Real, Vila Real District
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