Agro-environmental Sciences

Professore durante una lezione in aula
Master programme
A.Y. 2019/2020
LM-73 - Scienze e tecnologie forestali ed ambientali (EN)
Master programme
120
ECTS
Access
Open with entry requirements examination
2
Years
Language
Italian

The master degree programme in Agricultural and Environmental Sciences is designed to provide graduates with advanced training in biology, chemistry, engineering and economics.

The degree programme aims to train professional figures equipped with the scientific and technical tools required to operate in the field of environmental, rural and forest land planning and management, combining economic efficiency with the protection and development of natural resources.

Graduates from the master’s degree in Agricultural and Environmental Sciences can pursue careers in:

  • national and regional authorities and services engaged in the protection and development of the environment and land (Technical State Services, national and regional environmental agencies, Basin Authorities, Regional, Provincial and Municipal Inspectorates and Technical Services, Land Reclamation and Irrigation Consortia, Upland Authorities and Mountain Catchment Basin Consortia);
  • laboratories, professional firms and service companies operating either in the field of environmental and land planning and management, or that of environmental monitoring and reclamation;
  • firms engaged in the management and disposal of wastes and environmental redevelopment;
  • firms engaged in the creation and maintenance of green areas and soil and water resource conservation procedures and works;
  • the environmental and land divisions of large companies;
  • freelance work in the agricultural, agroforestry and environmental sectors.

Application and admission: Open with entry requirements examination.

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, in September.

The adequacy of the applicant's personal academic preparation for admission to the master's degree programme is assessed through personal interview.

Highly recommended, not mandatory

Courses list

First semester
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language
Compulsory
Agro-environmental analysis and modelling 6 64 Italian
English proficiency B2 (3 ECTS) 3 Italian
Environment and landscape: planning and farm management 10 88 Italian
Modeling and simulation 6 60 Italian
Statistical methodology for agricultural research 6 48 Italian
Second semester
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language
Compulsory
Forest resource management 6 60 Italian
Soil and environment 6 48 Italian
Sustainable animal husbandry 6 56 Italian
Territorial policy and rural development 6 48 Italian
Water resources in agro-forestal systems 8 80 Italian
be activated by the A.Y. 2020/2021
First semester
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language
Optional
Environmental laboratory 18 216 Italian
Landscape laboratory 18 172 Italian
Mountain Lab 18 144 Italian
Undefined
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language
Compulsory
Final exam 27 Italian
Study plan rules
- Un insegnamento a scelta tra:

Il laboratorio montano sarà erogato c/o la sede di Edolo, luogo in cui sarà possibile coniugare la didattica frontale con quella di esercitazione.
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language Lesson period
Environmental laboratory 18 216 Italian First semester
Landscape laboratory 18 172 Italian First semester
Mountain Lab 18 144 Italian First semester
Fees, scholarships and benefits

University fees

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:

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:

Enrollment
First year enrolment:
Admission
Open with entry requirements examination

Application period: from 03-01-2019 to 09-13-2019
Enrolment period: from 04-05-2019 to 02-28-2020
Please note:
Chi non possiede una certificazione della lingua inglese pari o superiore al livello B1 del QCER conseguita non oltre i 3 anni antecedenti la data di domanda di ammissione, dovrà obbligatoriamente partecipare al Placement Test il 25 settembre 2019 (luogo e ora saranno comunicati via mail qualche giorno prima).