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Degree in Food and Agriculture Engineering and the Rural Environment

240 credits - Higher Polytechnic School

The Degree in Food and Agriculture Engineering and the Rural Environment leads to certification to work as a Technical Agricultural Engineer. The degree is structured into two majors at the UIB: Horticulture and Landscaping (major 1) and Mechanisation and Rural Construction (major 2). 

The programme aims are set out in Order CIN/323/2009, of 9th February (BOE no. 43, of 19th February 2009, since this profession is regulated by law. These aims include knowledge of all the necessary basic and applied topics to work as a professional engineering, drafting food and agriculture, and gardening landscaping projects, supervising work on these projects and the ability to manage and run businesses in the sector.

The main skills and abilities that students must acquire, and in line with the aforementioned regulations, include: cross-cutting skills (English, analysis, synthesis, organisation and management), core skills (mathematics, physics, chemistry, biology, geology, business), common skills to food and agriculture (animal and plant production technologies, topography, hydraulics, mechanisation) and specific skills for each major (horticultural production technology, crops, plagues and diseases, gardening and landscaping for major 1; construction, hydraulic and energy facilities, mechanisation and industrial automation for major 2.

 

Credit Summary

Core Training Compulsory Elective External Work Placement Final Degree Project Total
  60   60   108*  **  12 240

* Elective subjects on the degree total 108 credits and comprise 30 elective credits from each major and 78 specific technology credits from each major (major 1: Horticulture and Landscaping; major 2: Mechanisation and Rural Constructions)

** The external work placement is included as an elective on a major

Subject Details

This degree has two majors

  • Horticulture and Landscaping
  • Mechanisation and Rural Constructions

The elective subjects shown for the third and fourth year on each of the degree major need to be taken for each, plus five elective subjects from the block corresponding to the specialisation that students wish to obtain (we recommend three in the third year and two in the fourth).

Subjects

First course
Name Type Credits Teaching
language
Period
20350 - Algebra Formaciķ Bāsica 6,0 1st semester
20351 - Calculus Formaciķ Bāsica 6,0 1st semester
21760 - Business Formaciķ Bāsica 6,0 1st semester
22450 - Biology of Agrarian Production Formaciķ Bāsica 6,0 1st semester
22600 - Mechanics Formaciķ Bāsica 6,0 1st semester
20356 - Foundations of Installations Formaciķ Bāsica 6,0 2nd semester
22451 - Physical Environment: Geology and Climatology Formaciķ Bāsica 6,0 2nd semester
22452 - Bases of Plant Production Obligatōria 6,0 2nd semester
22480 - Graphic Expression and Computer Aided Drawing Formaciķ Bāsica 6,0 2nd semester
22601 - Chemistry Formaciķ Bāsica 6,0 2nd semester
Second course
Name Type Credits Teaching
language
Period
22453 - Bases of Agrarian Research Formaciķ Bāsica 6,0 1st semester
22454 - Edaphology Obligatōria 6,0 1st semester
22455 - Agrarian Mechanisation Obligatōria 6,0 1st semester
22456 - Management of Food and Agriculture Enterprises Obligatōria 6,0 1st semester
22457 - Bases of Crop Protection Obligatōria 6,0 1st semester
22458 - Topography Agrarian Obligatōria 6,0 2nd semester
22459 - Ecology Applies to Agriculture Obligatōria 6,0 2nd semester
22460 - Soil Fertility Obligatōria 6,0 2nd semester
22461 - Livestock Farms Obligatōria 6,0 2nd semester
22462 - Hydraulics and Irrigation Obligatōria 6,0 2nd semester
Fourth course
Name Type Credits Teaching
language
Period
22476 - Final Degree Project Treball fi de Grau 12,0 Yearlong