Core curriculum

Higher Education Institution Agronomy, food, environment

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Classes include many case studies, and the close cooperation with companies is essential for students’ professional insertion.

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Core curriculum

These first three years lead to the Bachelor of Science level. They aim to the acquisition of scientific fundamentals and methods.

The 3-year core curriculum leads to a Bachelor of science level

 

YEAR 1: ACQUISITION OF THE FUNDAMENTALS IN SCIENCES

Life and natural sciences

Biology of organisms

Biological structures and functions

Geobiosphere

260 hours (20 ECTS)

Fundamental sciences and techniques

Mathematics

Physics
Chemistry
Statistics and office automation

355 hours (27 ECTS)

Social sciences and management

Communication

Methodologies
Literature search

80 hours (4 ECTS)

Foreign languages

English

2nd language (Spanish, German, Italian, Polish, Portuguese)

85 hours (6 ECTS)

Internship on a farm

 

5 or 6 weeks (3 ECTS)

YEAR 2: AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES AND TECHNIQUES

Life and natural sciences

Geobiosphere

Applied biology

180 hours (14 ECTS)

Fundamental sciences and techniques

Applied physics

Applied chemistry

Statistics

Information technologies

205 hours (17 ECTS)

Agronomy and animal sciences

 

230 hours (17 ECTS)

Social sciences and management

Social sciences

Management

Communication

Interculturality

65 hours (6 ECTS)

Foreign language

English

Second language (Spanish, German, Italian, Polish, Portuguese)

85 hours(6 ECTS)

 

YEAR 3: AGRONOMY, FOOD TECHNOLOGIES, SOCIAL SCIENCES AND ECONOMICS, METHODOLOGIES

Internship on a farm

 

7 weeks between 2nd and 3rdyear (4 ECTS)

Economics of agricultural and food systems

 

95 hours (7 ECTS)

Information search and processing

Experimental research methodology

Statistics

Information technologies

Geographic Information Systems

175 hours (9 ECTS)

Survey methodologies in social sciences, communication

 

145 hours (7 ECTS)

Food product processing

 

120 hours (12 ECTS)

Plant and animal production

 

190 hours (12 ECTS)

Action project

 

80 hours (3 ECTS)

 Foreign languages

English

2nd foreign language (Spanish, German, Italian, Polish, Portuguese)

85 hours (6 ECTS)