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Qualification: Diploma in agricultural engineering (no legal status)

Diploma in agricultural engineering (no legal status)

Qualification Information

Students will be able to: 

  • demonstrate basic biological knowledge and apply it in farming,
  • know the fundamental elements for planning and development of sustainable farming,
  • link together knowledge from various natural science fields: conservation biology, sustainable management of Mediterranean ecosystems, sustainable farming,
  • link together knowledge in the field of farming and the food industry and transfer applications to industry,
  • resolve specific work problems relating to sustainable farming through the application of appropriate scientific methods and procedures,
  • place new research, scientific and technical findings plus information and interpretations in the context of the fundamental agronomic and zootechnical discipline,
  • understand the general structure of agricultural study and its connection with other natural science and sociological areas of study,
  • apply critical analysis and seek solutions to specific work problems arising in sustainable farming, and also implement problem solutions,
  • develop skills in the application of knowledge in the technical field, master methods of production in the agricultural sector, process, distribute and market products,
  • use information and communication technology in the technical field,
  • analyse, monitor and resolve issues relating to the farm environment, with special emphasis on sustainable solutions to issues in managing natural resources of the rural environment.

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University of Primorska, Faculty of Mathematics, Natural Sciences and Information Technologies

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Second-cycle master's study programmes (SQF level 8)

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Students' knowledge is assessed by means of practical classes and seminar papers, and also via products, projects, presentations, services, etc. and by examinations. Examination performance is graded as follows: 10 (excellent); 9 (very good: above-average knowledge but with some mistakes); 8 (very good: solid results); 7 (good); 6 (adequate: knowledge satisfies minimum criteria); 5–1 (inadequate). In order to pass an examination, a candidate must achieve a grade between adequate (6) and excellent (10).

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Completion of studies requires the accumulation of at least 180 credits, which includes all study obligations within individual course subjects (homework, seminars and examinations) and the preparation and defence of a concluding project assignment, which students then defend in a seminar.

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  • Matura or
  • vocational matura in any secondary school programme and an examination in one of the matura subjects; the selected subject may not be a subject which the candidate has already taken in the vocational matura; or
  • school-leaving examination (prior to 1 June 1995) under any four-year secondary school programme.
NQF Level: 
7
Access requirements: 
  • Matura or
  • vocational matura in any secondary school programme and an examination in one of the matura subjects; the selected subject may not be a subject which the candidate has already taken in the vocational matura; or
  • school-leaving examination (prior to 1 June 1995) under any four-year secondary school programme.
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Completion of studies requires the accumulation of at least 180 credits, which includes all study obligations within individual course subjects (homework, seminars and examinations) and the preparation and defence of a concluding project assignment, which students then defend in a seminar.