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Qualification: Bachelor's Degree in Agronomy - Specialization in Food Science and Human Nutrition. Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition. Faculty of Food, Biotechnology and Development. Agricultural University of Athens.

Bachelor's Degree in Agronomy - Specialization in Food Science and Human Nutrition. Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition. Faculty of Food, Biotechnology and Development. Agricultural University of Athens.

Qualification Information

Knowledge: The learner is taught the principles, methods, techniques, and systems consisting the background of the various agronomy cognitive subjects and delves into the specifications and the applications of procedures for the evaluation of natural raw materials used for the production of safe food of verified nutritional value, which meet the nutritional needs of modern man.
Skills: Deals with scientific and technological issues in the field of foods and with regard to their nutritional value.
Competences: Designs, implements, manages, and undertakes the technical responsibility in issues of science and food technology.

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Qualification's Type

BACHELOR DEGREE (PTYCHIO/DIPLOMA ANOTATIS EKPAIDEFSIS)

Education Sector

Higher education

Purpose

Basic

Duration

5 years

Purpose and objectives: Production of safe foods of verified nutritional value, specifications and applications of procedures for the utilisation of natural raw materials, nutritional needs of the modern man. Representative segments of subjects taught: Food Biochemistry, Food Biotechnology, Food Analysis, Food Industry Equipment, Science Technology for Milk & Dairy Products, Oenology, Food Quality Control, Food Packaging, Food Preservation, Science & Technology for Fermented Products, Sanitation for Food Facilities and Industries, Food Physical Chemistry, Food and Beverage Chemistry.

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NQF Level: 
6
Awarding body: 

Agricultural University of Athens

Awarding body contact info: 

Γραμματεία Πρυτανείας, Ιερά Οδός 75 Αθήνα 118 55, Ελλάδα, τηλέφωνο: 210 5294802, fax: 210 3460885, e-mail: r@aua.gr

National occupation classification: 

ISCO 08

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The title of studies is necessary to work as an Agronomist. The agronomists are registered in the Geotechnical Chamber of Greece (GEOTEE) and exercise their professional rights within the context of their specialisation cycle, as per the provisions of Presidential Decree 344/2000 "Exercise of the agronomist profession", article 8, 9 and the specific legal and regulatory clauses that are in effect.

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Access requirements: 

Access to this type of qualification have those who have completed at least the secondary education (level 4).
Holders of such qualifications gain access to study programmes at the same level or at level 7 or 8.

Ways to acquire: 

Qualifications of this type are acquired via formal education.