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



Master (2nd Cycle)



Access to other programs

Access to a 3rd cycle


Maria Manuela Malhado Simões Ribeiro

Opening date





(await approval)

Nacional Students: 1.500,00 €/anual

International Students: 4.500,00 €/anual


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.