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Master's Degree in Agricultural Engineering

University of Almeria
2 years
Full time
Master's degree
Scholarships available
On campus
Almeria
Spanish
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Program description

M. in Agricultural Engineering

The objective of the Master in Agricultural Engineering is the training of students in advanced scientific, technological and socio-economic aspects of Agronomic Engi+I1:I34neering and the preparation for professional practice. The aim is to prepare versatile professionals who can carry out their activity in a broad sense, with easy adaptation to different work environments.

The graduates of this Master will be professionals of great value for the agrarian and agrifood company, and also for the whole of the territories in which these companies are based. Also, due to their interdisciplinary university training, students will contribute to business activity with the knowledge and techniques that make it possible to respond to new social demands. Thus, this Study Plan tries to train professionals who collaborate to guarantee the sustainability and competitiveness of the agrarian company and the agrifood industry.

Course taught in Spanish and some components taught in English

Admission requirements

Anyone who meets the admission requirements and general pre-requisites for access to the degree program may apply.

For Master programs, the basic requirement is to have an Undergraduate diploma.

Please use the "Request information" form to learn more about the admission requirements and the application procedure for this program.

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The degree is preferably aimed at Graduates in Agricultural Engineering and Technical Agricultural Engineers, who wish to increase their knowledge and wish to pursue the profession of Agricultural Engineer, whether self-employed or employed in the public or private sector. Students are recommended to be able to read scientific and professional texts fluently in English, and to understand audiovisual material in English


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Program content

Agro-Food Business Management and Organization Module

  • Management and Direction of Agrofood Enterprises
  • Marketing Agrofood Products

Module Optatividad

  • Agricultural Soil: Quality, Management and Conservation
  • Agronomic Applications for Animal/Plant Interaction
  • Aquaculture Production Systems
  • Calculus for Greenhouse Structure
  • Design and Management of Water Supply Systems
  • Ecophysiology and Genomics of environmental Stress in Plants
  • Energy Efficiency and renewable energies in horticultural Holdings and Industry
  • Fruit and Vegetable Industries, 4th and 5th Ranges
  • Greenhouse climate control
  • Microorganisms and Agriculture
  • Molecular Diagnosis in Ergonomics
  • Outdoor Vegetable Crops
  • Separation Operations in Agrofood Industries
  • Soil Productivity and Technology in intensive Farming
  • Sustainable Agriculture and Food Provision

Plant and Animal Production Technology Module

  • Biotechnology and Genetic Improvement
  • Epidemiology and Disease Control in Plants
  • Nutrition and Hygiene in Livestock Production
  • Protected Agriculture
  • Subtropical and Mediterranean Fruit Farming
  • Technologies applied to Livestock Production

Agrifood Industries Technology Module

  • Agrofood Process Engineering
  • Quality and Safety in Agrofood Products

Rural Technology and Planning Module 

  • Construction in rural Areas
  • Hydraulic Works
  • Hydrology
  • Management of Machinery, Equipment & Facilities in Agrofood Production
  • Infrastructures and rural Paths
  • Sustainable Planning of rural Areas

Module TFM

  • Master's Final Project
  • Organizing technical and scientific Work

Module 7. External Practices

  • Integrated External Internships

Scholarships & funding

Scholarships and grants

Scholarships and study grants

  • Scholarships from the Ministry
    • General scholarships from the Ministry of Education for undergraduate and master studies
  • UAL
    • scholarships Tuition scholarships and other scholarships and study grants for undergraduate, master's and undergraduate degrees

Collaboration scholarships in Departments

Aid to initiate research tasks related to the studies completed

Mobility scholarships

National and international mobility calls for students

Internships and Training Scholarships

Scholarships in local, national and international companies

Aid for training research staff

Research calls for training

Tuition fees

EU and Non-EU students full tuition fee is 886.72 EUR

Qualification

The general objectives that are proposed to be achieved by students during their training period until the degree is achieved, providing quality comprehensive training through a training plan that will provide the graduate with adequate training for the development of academic, research and professional activity.

These objectives will be developed, in any case,

  • from the respect of fundamental rights and equality between men and women,
  • from the respect and promotion of Human Rights and the principles of universal accessibility and design for all and,
  • in accordance with the values of a culture of peace and democratic values.

Continuing studies

At the end of the Master in Agronomic Engineering, the student will be able to continue the doctoral studies in the programs that are admitted according to current regulations

Career opportunities

The graduates of the Master of Agronomic Engineering will be professionals of great value for the current agrarian and agri-food company, and also for the whole of the territories in which these companies are based, since due to their interdisciplinary university training, they contribute to business activity the knowledge and techniques that make it possible to respond to new social demands. Thus, this Study Plan tries to train professionals who collaborate, with the set of knowledge and skills acquired, to guarantee the sustainability and competitiveness of the agrarian company and the agri-food industry.

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University of Almeria

Founded in 1993, the University of Almería (UAL) is a public higher education and research university ranked in the Top 40 nationally, and top 1000 worldwide. We offer 34 Bachelor and 44 Master Degrees, as well as 14 PhD programmes...


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Ctra. Sacramento
04120 Almeria
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