Title of the title: Master's Degree in Agronomic Engineering
Knowledge branch: Engineering and Architecture
Center where it is taught: Higher Polytechnic School of Engineering R / Benigno Ledo, University Campus 27002 Lugo
Date of authorization for the implementation of the title by the Xunta de Galicia: Orde do 05/12/2013 (DOG do 20/12/2013)
Date of publication in the BOE: 04/04/2014
Date of the last accreditation: 07/11/2017
Responsible for the title:
Degree coordinator: Pereira Lorenzo, Santiago
Teaching conditions:Offer periodicity: annual
Type of teaching: face-to-face
Study regime: full tempo / partial tempo
Languages of use: Spanish Galician EnglishInteruniversity degree:
Coordinating University:University of Santiago de CompostelagoalsThe general objective of the title of "Master in Agronomic Engineering" is the training of senior technicians trained to project, plan, organize, direct and control the production systems and processes developed in the agri-food sector, including the infrastructures and facilities necessary for efficient performance of these productive activities, all within a framework of protection and conservation of the environment and of development and improvement of the rural environment. Students graduated from this Master's Degree, through their scientific and technological knowledge and their creative ability, will be able to design systems for the economic use of Nature's resources to obtain and transform food, fibers for fabrics and other useful plants or animals. for man. It is intended that the students who graduate from the Master are professionals prepared for the exercise of the regulated profession of "Agricultural Engineer" and know how to manage renewable natural resources in a rational way. This qualification enables them to exercise the regulated profession of Agricultural Engineering in Spain .
General CompetencesIn accordance with section 3 of the Annex to Order CIN / 325/2009, of February 9, which establishes the requirements for the verification of official university degrees that enable the exercise of the profession of Agricultural Engineer, the Graduates of this Master must acquire the following general skills:Ability to plan, organize, direct and control the production systems and processes developed in the agricultural sector and the agri-food industry, in a framework that guarantees the competitiveness of companies without forgetting the protection and conservation of the environment and the improvement and sustainable development of the rural environment.
Ability to design, project and execute infrastructure works, buildings, facilities and equipment necessary for the efficient performance of the productive activities carried out in the agri-food company.
Ability to propose, direct and carry out research, development and innovation projects in products, processes and methods used in companies and organizations linked to the agri-food sector.
Ability to apply the knowledge acquired to solve problems in new situations, analyzing information from the environment and synthesizing it efficiently to facilitate the decision-making process in companies and professional organizations in the agri-food sector.
Ability to transmit their knowledge and the conclusions of their studies or reports, using the means that communications technology allows and taking into account the knowledge of the receiving public.
Ability to direct or supervise multidisciplinary and multicultural teams, to integrate knowledge in complex decision processes, with limited information, assuming social, ethical and environmental responsibility for their professional activity in tune with the socioeconomic and natural environment in which they operate.
Ability to develop the skills necessary to continue learning independently or directed, incorporating new concepts, processes or methods derived from research, development and innovation into their professional activity.CurriculumSpecialties or itineraries:
The Master in Agronomic Engineering offers the following specialties:Agroengineering
Milk production engineering
ViticultureTo obtain the specialty, the student must take the 6 optional subjects of 3 ECTS each (18 ECTS in total) that make up the corresponding specialty module, as well as carry out the External Practices (PE) and the Final Master's Thesis (TFM) in topics related to the chosen specialty. The student can also obtain the degree without any specialty; In this case, you can freely choose the 6 optional subjects you want, without being obliged to be from the same module, as well as carry out the External Practices and the Master's Final Project on any subject in accordance with the proposed title.
Credit transfer and recognition:
Recognition of credits: consists of the acceptance by a university of the credits that were obtained in an official education, in the same or in another university, and that are computed in other different teachings for the purposes of obtaining an official degree.
Transfer of credits: implies that in the official academic documents accrediting the successive teachings for each student, the totality of the credits obtained in official teachings taken previously, in the same or in another university, that have not led to the obtaining of an official title.SaidasThe Agricultural Engineer degree is one of those with the lowest values in jobs not related to the degree. Employment is accessed through personal contacts or own initiative (in more than 50% of the cases) and on average the Agricultural Engineer takes 4.1 months to find his first job. Within labor insertion, the fundamental activities are those included within the engineering sub-heading (consulting, construction and facilities, environment and health and safety), followed by public administration and supply and service companies.