Agribusiness technologies

AGRIBUSINESS TECHNOLOGIES
State code 653D70003
Faculty Faculty of Agrotechnologies
Study field Biomedical Sciences
Qualification Professional Bachelor‘s  degree in Agricultural Sciences
Form and duration of studies Full-time studies, 3 years

Part-time studies 4 years

Credits 180
Study plans Full-time Degree Course 2019-2022

Part-time Degree Course 2019-2022

 

Career Prospects

You will be able to work in international agricultural business structures, agriculture-related state and non-governmental organisations, agricultural raw material processing companies, agricultural businesses, agricultural advisory institutions, or start a personal business.

 

Learning Outcomes

You will be able to:

  • explain biological characteristics and development regularities of the plant, conditions for plant cultivation, maintenance of soil fertility, plant nutrition processes;·
  • describe biological and economic characteristics of different farm animal species, genetics, breeding, housing, hygiene, welfare and farm animal nutrition technology;·
  • apply precision farming methods of plant cultivation technology, use GIS systems and databases;·
  • choose innovative plant and animal production technologies for various farming systems, save natural resources and biodiversity;·
  • evaluate the crop yield formation principles and patterns;·
  • use computer farm management programmes to acquire data, collect, process, analyse and use in agricultural activity planning;·
  •  explain processes of the food raw material production, treatment, storage and processing;·
  •  analyse the results of plant and animal production quality testing and quality control;·
  • carry out plant and animal production storage, primary processing and preparation for marketing, select the right raw material and modern equipment implementing foodstuffs technologies, and will provide consumers with healthy, safe and quality food products;·
  • apply the theoretical knowledge and models of social sciences in professional activities;·
  •  be aware of the common agricultural policy and its objectives related to agriculture and rural development challenges and oriented to the European Union (EU) strategy implementation;·
  • evaluate processes and results of agribusiness economic activity, and select agricultural product marketing strategies and models;·
  • plan, organise and control the activity of agricultural entities and main agricultural production processes, foresee and choose financing sources, forms of credit provision, investment (innovation) agricultural and rural development projects;·
  • analyse and evaluate economic data, and apply the results of data analysis for decision making and planning activities;·
  • communicate and cooperate in various communicative situations, express thoughts reasonably taking part in consultations;·
  • formulate the problem, establish the objective, and make rational decisions;·
  • use scientific literature, guidelines and legal acts, analyse them and apply in practice;·
  • work independently and in a team, solve problems, make managerial decisions and provide proposals for agricultural business management.

 

Full-time studies

Degree Course 2019-2022

1st semester (30 credits)
Compulsory course Credits Evaluation*
Professional Foreign Language 3 E
Basics of Communication 4 E
Applied Mathematics and Informatics 6 R
Soil Science 3 P
Agricultural Chemistry and Analysis 4 E
Plant Pathology and Protection 4 E
Basics of Economics, Marketing and Market Research 6 P
2nd semester (30 credits)
Compulsory course Credits Evaluation *
Professional Foreign Language 5 E
Plant Selection and Seed Production 3 E
Plant Nutrition 4 E
Genetics and Breeding of Farm Animals 4 E
Anatomy and Physiology of Farm Animals 3 E
Farm Animal Nutrition and Fodder Accounting 4 P
Agrochemical and Field Practice 7 R
3rd semester (30 credits)
Compulsory course Credits Evaluation *
Horticulture 6 E
Housing and Hygiene of Farm Animals 6 E
Agricultural Machinery 7 E
Agricultural Business Management 8 E
Agricultural Product Quality, Storage and Processing Simulations 3 P
4th semester (30 credits)
Compulsory course Credits Evaluation *
Agricultural Product Quality, Storage and Processing Simulations 7 P
Agricultural Policy and Agricultural Law 5 E
Accounting and Taxes 4 E
Professional Practice 4 R
Optional course 1 Credits Evaluation *
Organic Farming/Biodynamic Farming 4 E
Optional course 2 Credits Evaluation *
Horse Breeding and Farming/Beekeeping 3 E
Optional course 3 Credits Evaluation *
Gardening, Renewable Resources, Energy Crops 3 E
5th semester (30 credits)
Compulsory course Credits Evaluation *
Horticulture and Animal Husbandry Production Economy 5 P
Agricultural Market and Trade in Agricultural Products 5 E
Research Methodology and Applied Statistics 4 E
Biotechnology in Horticulture and Animal Husbandry 5 E
Professional Practice 4 R
Alternative course Credits Evaluation *
Meat Product Technology/ Bread Baking Technology 7 E
6th semester (30 credits)
Compulsory course Credits Evaluation *
Farm Management Software 8 R
Final Practice 12 R
Final Thesis 10 FTh

Optional subjects are freely selectable subjects from the list of predefined subjects.

* E – exam, P – project, R – report, FTh – final thesis

 

Part-time studies

Degree Course 2019-2022

1st semester (24 credits)
Compulsory course Credits Evaluation*
Basics of Communication 4 E
Applied Mathematics and Informatics 3 R
Soil Science 3 P
Agricultural Chemistry and Analysis 4 E
Plant Pathology and Protection 4 E
Basics of Economics, Marketing and Market Research 6 P
2nd semester (23 credits)
Compulsory course Credits Evaluation *
Professional Foreign Language 3 E
Applied Mathematics and Informatics 3 R
Plant Selection and Seed Production 4 E
Genetics and Breeding of Farm Animals 3 E
Anatomy and Physiology of Farm Animals 3 E
Agrochemical and Field Practice 7 R
3rd semester (21 credits)
Compulsory course Credits Evaluation *
Professional Foreign Language 5 E
Plant Nutrition 4 E
Farm Animal Nutrition and Fodder Accounting 4 P
Agricultural Machinery 4 E
Agricultural Business Management 4 E
4th semester (25 credits)
Compulsory course Credits Evaluation *
Horticulture 3 E
Housing and Hygiene of Farm Animals 3 E
Agricultural Machinery 3 E
Agricultural Product Quality, Storage and Processing Simulations 3 P
Agricultural Business Management 4 E
Agricultural Policy and Agricultural Law 5 E
Accounting and Taxes 4 E
5th semester (22 credits)
Compulsory course Credits Evaluation *
Horticulture 3 E
Housing and Hygiene of Farm Animals 3 E
Agricultural Product Quality, Storage and Processing Simulations 7 P
Agricultural Market and Trade in Agricultural Products 5 E
Professional Practice 4 R
6th semester (22 credits)
Compulsory course Credits Evaluation *
Horticulture and Animal Husbandry Production Economy 5 P
Farm Management Software 4 R
Professional Practice 4 R
Optional course 1 Credits Evaluation *
Organic Farming/Biodynamic Farming 4 E
Optional course 2 Credits Evaluation *
Horse Breeding and Farming/Beekeeping 3 E
Optional course 3 Credits Evaluation *
Gardening, Renewable Resources, Energy Crops 3 E
7th semester (20 credits)
Compulsory course Credits Evaluation *
Research Methodology and Applied Statistics 4 E
Biotechnology in Horticulture and Animal Husbandry 5 E
Farm Management Software 4 R
Alternative course Credits Evaluation *
Meat Product Technology/ Bread Baking Technology 7 E
8th semester (22 credits)
Compulsory course Credits Evaluation *
Final Practice 12 R
Final Thesis (Project) 10 FTh

Optional subjects are freely selectable subjects from the list of predefined subjects.

* E – exam, P – project, R – report, FTh – final thesis