Agricultural engineer BSc for international students

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Agricultural engineer BSc

The aim of the BSc program is to train agricultural engineers capable of realizing production, leader, management, controlling and organization work in agricultural enterprises of different size and type, completing tasks in enterprises dealing with the processing and marketing of agricultural products and also realizing professional management duties, analysing and controlling commercial, economic processes in connection with agriculture. The program consists of 6 academic semesters and 1 semester of comprehensive professional training. Professional training is also provided via 5x1 weeks of education week training. The thorough theoretical and practical knowledge provided by the program enables students to work on various fields of agriculture and also prepares them for the participation in a wide range of various MSc programs related to agriculture.

During the first two (occasionally 3rd and 4th) semesters basic studies of mathematics, chemistry, biochemistry, physics, information technology, statistics, technology in agriculture, general zoology, botany, basic studies in agriculture, health and safety at work, economics, philosophy and cultural history, anatomy and animal physiology, plant physiology, genetics, soil science, agro-chemistry, microbiology, agricultural biotechnology, water management, agro-meteorology, business law, international agriculture, EU agricultural policy are taught. The professional corporal material composed of ecology, land cultivation, animal production, animal nutrition, animal hygiene and animal health, plant breeding, plant production, horticulture, forestry and wildlife management, agricultural product manufacture, agricultural environmental management, sowing seed production, grassland management, plant protection, basic integrated plant production agricultural economy, farm business management, human management, agricultural marketing, finance and accountancy, quality assurance, business organisation is from the 3rd to the 6th semester in the program. Differentiated professional knowledge is provided via five compulsorily eligible specializations such as agricultural economics and logistics, horticulture and plant protection, agricultural environmental protection, agricultural entrepreneur and companion animal breeder.

Research projects carried out on the pilot farm of the faculty, at various enterprises or research institutes under the guidance of designated supervisors will lead to the preparation of the BSc thesis that has to be publicly defended. The program ends up with a comprehensive final exam.

Formation time:

7 semesters (6 academic semesters + 1 semester comprehensive professional training):

180 + 30 credits

Number of lessons (full-time): 2595

 

Duration and type of the professional training:

- 5x1 week (200 hours; criterium condition without credit) full-time education week training

- 1 semester comprehensive professional training (14 weeks)

 

Language requirements:

English language - intermediate level

 

Tuition fee:

1500 EUR/1800 USD per semester

 

Application fee:

150 EUR/180 USD

 

Other costs and fees:

Entrance examination fee: 200 EUR/240 USD

Registration fee: 150 EUR/180 USD

 

Accommodation:

Student dormitory on the campus available


Contact:

DR. MONOSTORI Tamás vice dean for public relations

E-mail: mt@mgk.u-szeged.hu