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ECOLOGICAL AGRICULTURE (2021-2022)

General information

This course may undergo changes in the calendar, teaching methodology or assessment procedure depending on the course of events and the guidelines of health authorities in relation to the COVID-19 crisis. Notwithstanding, the quality of the training and the achievement of objectives are guaranteed in all cases.
Qualification awarded: Master (Degree Universitat Barcelona)
Management:
  • Sans Serra, F. Xavier
Number of credits: 60,00
Length of course (in academic years): 1
Mode of delivery (face-to-face/ blended/ distance): Blended
Centre responsible : Faculty Of Biology
In-company placement(s): Yes (consult conditions with the course directors)
Enrolment fee:
  • 3.600,00 €
  • An increase of 10% is applied to the price, up to a maximum of € 70, as administration fee
Classes begin: 10/16/2021

Objectives and admission

Learning objectives:
- Acquire the basic knowledge to analyse how agroecosystems operate.
- Learn agricultural production techniques that respect the environment.
- Understand the ecological agri-food chain from production and transformation to commercialization, distribution and consumption.
- Acquire professional training with the aim of undertaking and managing projects in the framework of organic farming.
- Acquire specialist training to be able to carry out research and assessment in farming concerns and ecological farming companies.
- Receive specialized technical training to carry out the tasks of controlling organic agricultural production.
- Acquire the training and develop the initiative to support the development of the sector.

Recommended applicant profiles and admission requirements:
Those interested in learning more about ecological farming.

Access requirements:
- University degree, diploma or equivalent qualification.
- A maximum of three students can be accepted with no university qualification in the exceptional case that the person in charge of the master?s degree considers that they are capable of following the course. In this case, they will obtain a university extension diploma on completion of the course.

Admission for applicants not holding a degree qualification:
Students who are not university graduates may be admitted on these courses. These students will be eligible for a university extension course certificate.Information regarding the entry requirements in this case can be obtained from the course coordinators.

Date on which pre-enrolment begins: 5/6/2021
Date on which pre-enrolment ends: 9/1/2021

Further information

FACULTY OR SCHOOL WHERE THE COURSE IS TAUGHT

Name of individual or institution: UNIVERSITAT DE BARCELONA
Address: AVDA DIAGIONAL 643 08028 BARCELONA ESPAÑA
Email address: fsans@ub.edu
Webpage: http://www.masterae.net
Telephone: 934039867
Fax: 934112842


FOR FURTHER ENQUIRIES

Name of individual or institution: Noelia Lanzón
Address: Avda. Diagonal 643 08028 Barcelona España
Email address: masterae@ub.edu
Webpage: http://www.masterae.net
Telephone: 934039863
Fax: 934112842
Observations: Monday to Thursday, from 9.30 a.m. to 2.30 p.m. (opening hours of the technical secretary?s office).

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