Agricultural Sciences and Technologies
The course provides students with sound basic knowledge of the main spheres of agricultural sciences.
Graduates are qualified to assume technical, managerial and professional roles in the agrobiology sector and related technologies.
On the strength of their knowledge of biology, chemistry, engineering, technology and economics, graduates are qualified to:
- pursue professional occupations in all areas of the agricultural sector: technical and economic company management; the conservation, processing and commercialisation of plant and animal products; the management of rural land and the environment;
- employ effective communication and information management tools and competences;
- work as part of a group, with a set degree of autonomy, quickly integrating themselves into the working environment.
The career opportunities open to graduates in Agricultural Sciences and Technologies include agricultural and zootechnical production, technical assistance, public and private administration, research and teaching.
In particular, graduates can pursue the following occupations:
- the technical and economic management of agricultural and zootechnical resources; the establishment and organisation of technical assistance services; rural integrated development projects;
- the control and protection of rural land;
- the definition and management of company structures;
- the selection and development of technological production facilities;
- security evaluation and control in relation to machines, plants and facilities;
- energy and integrated energy system management;
- applications for environmental protection and agricultural sustainability;
- distribution systems for agricultural productions and their rationalisation;
- the marketing of agricultural products.
Application and admission: Limited enrolment with admission test.
Additional learning obligations (OFA)
Students who do not pass the entrance examination on maths, are assigned additional learning obligations (OFA, Obblighi formativi aggiuntivi) that they must fulfil in accordance with the provisions of the Programme Structure.
OFA: English language
Students must have level B1 proficiency in English. Proficiency may be certified at the time of matriculation by submitting a certificate of level B1 language proficiency or better, or by sitting the SLAM (University Language Centre) Placement test during the first year of studies only, between September and December.
Students who do not pass the test must follow the SLAM language courses and obtain appropriate certification within the year the plan of study calls for a language exam.
Recommended, not mandatory
For students enrolled on bachelor’s, master’s and single cycle degree programmes are divided into two instalments of different amounts and with different payment deadlines:
- the first, corresponding to the minimum amount, is the same for all students
- the second - technically referred to as an ‘all-inclusive fee’- that is variable.
Students can also be entitled for tuition fee reductions such as:
- lowering for students who meet high merit requirements
- fixed amounts calculated on the basis of the student's citizenship group for those with income/property abroad
- support for students who have political refugee status.
More info at: Fees - current academic year
Scholarships and benefits
L’Ateneo fornisce inoltre una serie di agevolazioni economiche a favore dei propri studenti con requisiti particolari (merito, condizioni economiche o personali, studenti internazionali) come: