BSc in Agriculture

General

Program Description

Learning objectives:

The graduate in Agronomy will develop skills to carry out a professional activity, enabling them to plan, direct, and execute all the practices and techniques inherent to farm activities, agricultural and agroforestry jobs, businesses or institutions, upstream or downstream of the activity, providing them services and with goods or use their products, either as workers for others or as entrepreneurs, within the principles of sustainable agriculture and respect for quality and food safety and environment. Their training allows them also the capacity building in the collection, selection and interpretation of relevant information, enabling them to substantiate the solutions they envisage and issuing decisions, including the analysis of social, scientific and pertinent ethical aspects.

Career opportunities

Farmer organisations:

Confederations of farmers, cooperatives, farmers' groups, unions and others: as board members; technical managers; involved in the technical support; management machinery parks.

Enterprises:

Agricultural, livestock and agroforestry companies; seed and plants production, production and marketing of agrochemicals (fertilisers, plant protection products and other), agricultural machinery and livestock equipment, composite food, milk and dairy products, meat and meat products, and production and marketing of additives companies.

May intervene in experimentation, dissemination, technical assistance and sale; as responsible for the management of agricultural and livestock farms.

Private companies; Entrepreneurs on their own; Ministries (Agriculture, Economics, Education, Labour); Municipalities; Credit Organisations; Management Centres; Statistics.

Last updated November 2018

About the School

The Castelo Branco Polytechnic Institute (IPCB) is a public institution of higher education, whose culture is characterised by the richness of the diversity and uniqueness of each own one of the six ... Read More

The Castelo Branco Polytechnic Institute (IPCB) is a public institution of higher education, whose culture is characterised by the richness of the diversity and uniqueness of each own one of the six schools that are Agriculture, Applied Arts, Education, Management, Health and Technology. Read less
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