Master's degree in animal production technologies

General

Program Description

Objectives and competencies

Are general skills in this MSc course the acquisition and further development of scientific and technical knowledge in various areas of animal production.

They are specific skills cycle of studies leading to the degree of Master of Animal Production Technologies:

  • Acquire experimental procedure habits with applicability in the productive sector;
  • Develop research capacity in the area of ​​livestock production;
  • Develop a critical attitude towards the current of animal production problems;
  • Define the paths that lead to the best solutions in specific areas of animal production, directing their concerns to some of the current problems that the sector faces, such as the epidemiosurveillance in animal production and traceability of animal products;
  • Understanding the importance of sustainability of animal production and respect for the environment, linking the proper treatment of effluent to environmental quality;
  • Deepen practical problem-solving capacity in the area of ​​animal production, rationalizing the factors of production in a sustainable way;
  • Understand and have the ability to execute and implement modern technologies associated with animal production;
  • Understand the principles involved in the design, planning and management of the various livestock production using new solutions and technologies;
  • Contribute to quality assurance programs and food security.
Last updated Mar 2020

About the School

A Escola Superior Agrária de Viseu (ESAV), criada oficialmente em 19 de Dezembro de 1994 (DL n.º 304/94), é uma das unidades orgânicas do Instituto Politécnico de Viseu, integrando-se na rede de ensin ... Read More

A Escola Superior Agrária de Viseu (ESAV), criada oficialmente em 19 de Dezembro de 1994 (DL n.º 304/94), é uma das unidades orgânicas do Instituto Politécnico de Viseu, integrando-se na rede de ensino superior público português, ao nível do ensino politécnico. Assim deu-se continuidade à tradição, pois a Cidade de Viseu teve o privilégio de ser pioneira no Ensino Agrícola em Portugal através da criação da Escola Prática de Agricultura de Viseu, por Decreto de 16 de Dezembro de 1852. Read less