Master's Program in Agricultural Science in Portugal

Compare Masters Programs in Agricultural Science in Portugal 2019

Agricultural Science

A master's degree is a postgraduate academic degree. One must already have an undergraduate degree to apply for a master's program. Most master's degree program would require students to complete a master's thesis or research paper.

The area of agricultural science refers to the study of how to best utilize water and land resources for the production of livestock, forest products, plants and crops. Interested students can find programs at universities and colleges around the world.

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Top Master Programs in Agricultural Science in Portugal 2019

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Master's degree in animal production technologies

Instituto Politécnico de Viseu – Escola Superior Agrária (ESAV)
Campus Full time 2 years October 2019 Portugal Viseu

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

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. [-]

MSc in Forestry Engineering

Universidade de Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro
Campus Full time 2 years October 2019 Portugal Vila Real

To maintain the high level of professional training in Forest Engineering recognized to the graduates by this University. [+]

To maintain the high level of professional training in Forest Engineering recognized to the graduates by this University.

To ensure the acquisition of advanced level skills in the various scientific areas of the course, with special emphasis on the deep recognition of components and interactions in forest ecosystems, developing and applying the concept of sustainability in forestry practice, with a view to the future conservation of natural resources.

Specific Objectives

Engineers with this advanced training should be able to design, design and carry out innovative projects and studies in a multidisciplinary environment involving the various components of resources, activities and forest heritage. The masters will consolidate competences at the level of:... [-]


MSc in Agricultural Engineering

Universidade de Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro
Campus Full time 2 years October 2019 Portugal Vila Real

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. [+]

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)... [-]

Master in Management of Forest Resources

Polytechnic Institute Of Bragança
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 Portugal Bragança

This master program is fully lectured in English and its main goal is to provide technological training with a rather strong professional approach. [+]

Program Description

This master program is fully lectured in English and its main goal is to provide technological training with a rather strong professional approach. This master program confers competences in specialized areas of the forest sector: breeding, hunting, fishing, forestry, forest grazing, forest protection, afforestation in urban areas, forest certification, biomass and carbon sequestration, tourism and recreational nature, reclamation and cartographic modeling. It is focused on the management of spaces with forest vocation and rehabilitation of sustainable forest land use. This study cycle is lectured in cooperation with CIMO (The Mountain Research Centre, www.cimo.esa.ipb.pt), a Research & Development unit of the Portuguese Science and Technology Foundation (FCT).... [-]


Master in Aquaculture and Fisheries

University of Algarve
Campus 2 years October 2019 Portugal Faro

The course provides a unique training for aquaculture production and fisheries. Starting with a common base, fisheries specialists will become experts in the assessment, management, conservation and sustainable exploitation of living resources, while aquaculture specialists will become experts in a variety of production systems. Thesis projects are often developed through placements in industry settings. [+]

About

The course provides a unique training for aquaculture production and fisheries. Starting with a common base, fisheries specialists will become experts in the assessment, management, conservation and sustainable exploitation of living resources, while aquaculture specialists will become experts in a variety of production systems. Thesis projects are often developed through placements in industry settings.

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Master's degree in agronomic engineering

Universidade de Évora
Campus Full time 2 years October 2019 Portugal Evora

This training complements the agronomic training and related 1st cycle, introducing more materials related to engineering applied to Agricultural Sciences, and Agricultural Hydraulics and Rural Buildings and deepening more agricultural materials in the areas of Horto-fruit growing, Plant Protection and Biotechnology. [+]

PRESENTATION

This training complements the agronomic training and related 1st cycle, introducing more materials related to engineering applied to Agricultural Sciences, and Agricultural Hydraulics and Rural Buildings and deepening more agricultural materials in the areas of Horto-fruit growing, Plant Protection and Biotechnology. The student will be well prepared to understand the technological and environmental problems that present themselves to the modernization of agriculture, being able to study, design, promote and direct the implementation of systems and activities that constitute the best solutions for an agricultural activity success.

Careers

Technical farms; service and project companies in the agricultural sector; State agencies linked to agriculture; Agencies Scientific and Technological Research; agricultural education (technical, vocational and higher).... [-]


Masters in Mediterranean agro-forestry-pastoral

Instituto Politécnico de Santarém
Campus Full time 2 years October 2019 Portugal Santarém

Knowledge, understanding and training in the field of agriculture, forestry and grazing, in a perspective of conservation and protection of biodiversity. [+]

Duration: 2 Years Benefits: Accommodation and Portuguese Language Course (30 hours)

Education provided in Portuguese:

Rates *:

Application -35 € Annual - 1000 € (without accommodation) 3000 € (accommodation) Use - 35 €

Education provided in English:

Rates *:

Application -35 € Annual - 3500 € (accommodation) Use - 35 € The following values ​​will be timely subject to confirmation Goals:

Students of the master's degree in Agro-Silvo-Pastoralism Mediterranean, among others, acquire:

Knowledge, understanding and training in the field of agriculture, forestry and grazing, in a perspective of conservation and protection of biodiversity; Ability to integrate and harmonize agricultural production systems, forestry and livestock with the values ​​of biodiversity protection, animal welfare, conservation of natural resources, environmental services, aimed at sustainable development; Ability to use appropriately the principles of integration, holistic concepts, analytical instruments, techniques, including ICT, management of multifunctional systems and products with added value and environment-friendly; programmability and development studies and applied research, application of knowledge in solving problems based on scientific rigor, critical thinking, teamwork, work ethic and learning throughout life; Professional training provided with scientific and technical skills in the job market, fall under the reform of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP), in globalization, increased population growth in scientific and technological development, consumer demand, preservation the environment and rational use of natural resources. [-]