Precision Agriculture Technologies

Education objectives

1). Fill the postgraduate training gap in this area of knowledge at national level;

2). Provide students with skills and competences in a globally expanding economic and knowledge, as it is usually associated with efficient and environmentally sustainable processes, usually providing high rates of agricultural profitability; and

3). To facilitate the incorporation of new technologies in national productive processes associated to agriculture.

General characterization

DGES code

1019

Cicle

Master (2nd Cycle)

Degree

Mestre

Access to other programs

Access to a 3rd cycle

Coordinator

Maria Fernanda Guedes Pessoa

Opening date

September

Vacancies

35

Fees

(await approval)

Nacional Students: 1.500,00 €/anual

International Students: 4.500,00 €/anual

Schedule

Daytime / After working-hours schedule.

Teaching language

Available soon

Degree pre-requisites

Duration: 2 years

Credits: 120 ECTS

Scientific Area Acronym ECTS
Mandatory Optional
Agro-Food Technology TA 12 -
Earth Science CT 3 -

Rural Engineering

ER 30 -
Engineering Sciences CE 15 -
Agro-Food Technology or Rural Engineering TA / ER 60 -
TOTAL 120 0

Conditions of admittance

Available soon

Evaluation rules

The following modes of evaluation are used with regard to academic qualifications:

  1. Evaluation based solely on an examination or completion of a final project.
  2. Evaluation based on work done throughout the semester excluding examination or final project. In these courses students can expect to carry out, for example, laboratory activities, mini-tests, tests, individual or group projects, seminar-related activities, any combination of which will be used to determine the final grade.
  3. Evaluation based obligatorily on an examination or a final project. In these courses there extists a form of evaluation similar to one of the aformentioned activities in paragraph 2 as well as a form of evaluation based on a final exam.
  4. Evaluation based on work done throughout the semester with the possibility of foregoing an examination or a final project.

The final Dissertation (or Project) involves a public discussion with a Jury.