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Agricultural Productions and Technologies

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What is the objective of the course? What is it?
What does it train you for?

This Master Degree course aims to train professional figures in the agricultural sector by:

  • perfecting and consolidating technical and scientific skills for the design, management and control of sustainable and multifunctional agricultural production systems;
  • imparting specific skills in agroecological management and the improvement of multifunctional (including technical / infrastructural, ornamental, historic, sport and recreational) green areas;
  • providing knowledge and skills related to the application of EU and market policies and the evaluation of investments.
The degree course is divided into two curricula: Plant productions and Agroecology and multi-functional green management.

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What do you learn?

This course program prepares students in the subjects of horticulture and floriculture, including the propagation, production, management and defence of shrub, fruit and ornamental tree species and industrial and medicinal herbaceous species. Students will also learn through field surveys and laboratory experiments providing them with hands-on experience in collecting, processing and interpreting data. EU agricultural, rural and landscape policies are also studied, along with the market and the evaluation of investments. Understanding agroecological management and the improvement of multifunctional green space is pursued through specific disciplines included in the course program.

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What can you do with it?

Graduates in Agricultural Productions and Technologies are able to work in: individual or associated agro-food companies, producer organizations, large-scale retailers, national and international (public and private) research and consultancy institutions (FAO, European Commission, etc.) as well as in governmental institutions; after enroling in the registry of the Order of Agronomists and Foresters (Sec. A), they can also work as freelance agronomists.