Scienze agrarie (International curriculum in Smart Agriculture)
|Study location||Italy, Grugliasco|
|Type||POSTGRADUATE DEGREE, full-time|
|Nominal duration||2 years. For each year of enrollment, students may choose between full-time or part-time status. Tuition fees vary accordingly. (120 ECTS)|
|Study language||combined English/Italian|
|Tuition fee||€2,800 per year
For the academic year 2023/2024 the tuition fees ranged from 156€ to 2.800€ per year, depending on the student’s financial situation.
For more information on the tuition fees for the a.y. 2024/2025, please refer to the dedicated webpage on our University portal. At the same page you’ll also be able to verify if you are eligible for a fee reduction or exemption.
First cycle diploma (BA, Undergraduate diploma)
You must hold a first-cycle degree (i.e. bachelor’s degree) gained after at least 3 years of University education. You will also need to meet specific admission requirements and demonstrate a suitable academic preparation and a solid background.
A dedicated Committee appointed by the Degree programme Committee will assess curricular requirements and check the educational qualifications presented by each candidate, that have to include a sufficient number of exams in: mathematics, chemistry, physics, biology, crop production and livestock farming. The above mentioned Committee will also assess candidate’s personal preparation through in-person and web interviews.
Candidate’s adequate personal preparation will be assessed focusing on basic knowledge as specified in the course Syllabus and listed below:
• Agricultural Microbiology: biology and physiology of prokaryotic and eukaryotic microorganisms of agricultural interest.
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English / French / Italian / Spanish.
If the document is issued in a different language from those listed above, you will have to upload both the original document and its certified translation.
This degree program has 50 available places for non-European applicants residing abroad. These places are shared among all the curricula of this degree program.
Your knowledge of the English and Italian languages will be verified during the admission interview.
The Master degree in Agricultural Sciences offers a two-year study period organized over four semesters. The curriculum on Smart Agriculture includes 2 semesters taught in English of 30 ECTS each, in the 2nd half of the first academic year and in the 1st half of the second year. Each semester is designed to provide a set of lessons and practical activities with groupwork on enabling technologies in agriculture. The 2nd semester in the 2nd year includes a thesis and such activities as internships and stages on farms or food-enterprises.
Y1S1: Agricultural politics, Statistics, Renewable energy (Italian)
Y1S2: Decision support tools for crop management (English)
Y2S1: Applying decision support tools for smart agriculture (English)
Y2S2: Thesis and other activities (Italian/English)
The students will acquire the capability of increasing agricultural sustainability through improving technical and economic farm efficiencies integrating precision agriculture and agroecology strategies to reduce agricultural impacts.