Master In Agriculture Sciences (15 Month Internship Program With Stipend)

Universidad Politécnica de Cartagena

Program Description

Master In Agriculture Sciences (15 Month Internship Program With Stipend)

Universidad Politécnica de Cartagena

The Master program of Advanced Techniques in Research and Agricultural Development and Food intends to start university students in research in this field. The program is based, on the one hand, the research conducted at the School of Agricultural Engineering and secondly, in the technological development of the Spanish agriculture and food sector.

This Master program's main objective is to train researchers in the field of agricultural and food development, as all current indicators show that an increase in the critical mass of researchers in this area in the EU is necessary; although agriculture, from the production stage to processing and manufacturing has a very broad field in which you can research and innovation, there are certain horizontal working tools that allow train students with excellent technical capabilities and application to areas as varied as the environment, animal and plant genetics and improvement, food processing or pest control. These facts have led us to formulate a Master's program has four distinct modules, one of the methodological courses and three fundamental courses.

Students carry out the proposed Master program must become academics in research and development in the agricultural and food sector.

JUSTIFICATION

The official Master in Advanced Techniques in Research and Agricultural Development and Food (TAIDA) is a response to the demands of society in knowledge and training in emerging technologies that improve and optimize production and food quality at all stages of development and marketing through the efficient use of resources while minimizing environmental impact. The main areas of specialization are TAIDA food technology, food biotechnology, crop production and soil management and recovery. Currently, the food industry has a high demand for technicians and researchers specialized in production research and industry remains an important source of employment for their specialization. The program is based, on the one hand, the research conducted at the School of Agricultural Engineering and secondly, in the technological development of the Spanish agriculture and food sector.

All current indicators show that an increase in the critical mass of researchers in this area in the EU is necessary; Although agriculture, from the production stage to processing and manufacturing has a very broad field in which you can research and innovation, there are certain horizontal working tools that allow train students with excellent technical capabilities and application to areas as varied as the environment, animal and plant genetics and improvement, food processing or pest control. These facts have led us to formulate a Master's program has four distinct modules, one of the methodological courses and three fundamental courses.

OBJECTIVES

This Master program's main objective is to train researchers in the field of agricultural development at any point of the production chain.

  • To train recent graduates who want to supplement their training to join occupationally in the food sector, with the title of University Masters in Advanced Techniques in Food and Agricultural Research and Development.
  • To train professionals who want to increase their expertise and learn about the latest developments in the various emerging productive technologies and eco-innovative.
  • To train recent graduates who want to enter these new technologies to further deepen them dedicated to research and development (R & D) within innovative companies, or eventually, advance to the completion of a doctoral thesis in the program Ph.D. in TAIDA currently offer in the UPCT in accordance with this master.

Recommended profile entry

  • The profile for those students who will begin studies this degree should include the following knowledge and skills:
  • Competences linked to those degrees that qualify for the practice of the profession of agronomist and Agricultural Technical Engineer, Forestry and Forest Engineer, Degree in Biology, Bachelor in Agronomy and Agricultural Sciences, Bachelor of Science and Food Technology, Bachelor Environmental Science, Bachelor of Pharmacy, Bachelor of Veterinary Science, Bachelor of Biochemistry, Diploma in Nutrition or their corresponding Bachelor and Master and their related degrees in, particularly Latin American foreign countries.
  • Critical attitude and analytical skills for decision-making.
  • Capacity planning and organization, teamwork and motivation for self-learning in the field of technical education.
  • Interest in developing a research activity in the food sector.

In the case where the number of candidates exceeds that of places, admission will be attending as a priority to the academic record of the applicant and, secondly, having completed one of the qualifications listed above profile. The average grade of the student's transcript shall be obtained according to the procedure set out in the "Guidelines on the calculation of the average mark of the transcripts of the Polytechnic University of Cartagena"

CAREER AND RELATED DOCTORATES

At the end of your studies you can work in companies, public administration, universities, training, and research, or as a freelancer through the free exercise of the profession.

It is also possible to directly access the Ph.D. in Advanced Techniques in Research for 2011-2012, 2012-2013, 2013-2014 and verified according to Royal Decree RD99 courses / 2011.nd Agricultural Development and Food, distinguished with a mention towards excellence by the Ministry of Education.

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated January 28, 2018
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This course is Campus based
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Oct. 2018
Feb. 2019
Duration
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15 months
Full time
Price
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14,000 EUR
€2000 Scholarship available to eligible students
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Spain - Cartagena, Region of Murcia
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Oct. 2018
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