Agricultural Sciences (B020)

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Name and features

Course name in Italian: Scienze Agrarie

Course name in EnglishAgricultural Sciences

Degree code:  L-25 Classe delle lauree in Scienze e tecnologie agrarie e forestali

Curriculum: NO

Duration: 3 years

Credits: 180

Language: Italian


Informational material: brochure



The degree course belongs to the Degree Programme Class L-25 (Agricultural and Forestry Science and Technology). It aims to prepare graduates skilled in agricultural, vegetable and animal production and their impact on the environment, life and health, able to smoothly enter the world of work and operate in various fields of agriculture, either as an employee in public or private companies, in park authorities and local, territorial authorities either as a freelancer. The course includes lab activity, technical-practical exercises and guided tours of Italian agricultural enterprises.


Specific educational objectives

The graduate in Agricultural Science will be able to access employment opportunities in the various traditional and innovative sectors of agriculture, including freelance profession (Junior Agronomist- Section B); public administration in non-management positions; applied research in public and private agencies; technical assistance at agricultural companies; national bodies and international institutions (E.U., F.A.O., U.N.U., U.N.D.P., U.N.E.P. O.N.G. etc.); credit and insurance institutions; analytical laboratories for agriculture and environment; environmental monitoring and defence. The graduate in Agricultural Science has the basic knowledge, method and content to be able to carry studies in the following L.M. classes of courses: LM-3 (Landscaping), LM-7 (Agricultural Biotechnology), LM-48 (Territorial, Urban and Environmental Planning), LM-69 (Agricultural Science and Technology), LM-70 (Food Science and Technology), LM-73 (Forestry and Environmental Science and Technology ), LM-75 (Science and Technology for the Environment and the Territory), LM-86 (Zoo technical/ Animal husbandry Science and Technology). The L.M. in Agricultural Science and Technology and Natural Resources Management for Tropical Rural Development is in line with the CL in Agricultural Science.


Admission requirements

Admission to the Course of Study requires a secondary school diploma or other qualification obtained abroad and recognized as suitable according to current legislation. 

In order to ascertain the basic level of preparation, a verification test will be carried out for the incoming knowledge concerning topics of Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics, Biology and general culture (for more information on the test, click here). However, the results of this verification will not constitute an obstacle to enrollment.

In the event of a possible educational debt on the part of students enrolled in the first year, the preparatory and supplementary activities aimed at filling this debt may also be carried out in common with other Degree Programs of the same class or similar classes.

The organizational modality envisaged for the recovery training activities is that of pre-courses to be held before the official start of the courses, or of support courses to be held during the course of the lessons scheduled for the first year, in any case by the deadline indicated. of the inscriptions. The results of the access / orientation test, however, will not constitute an obstacle to enrollments.


Articulation of training activities and curricula

The Degree Course in Food Technologies has a typical duration of 3 years.

The student's regular activity corresponds to the achievement of 60 university training credits (E.C.T.) per year. One E.C.T. corresponds, for the student, to a standard load of 25 hours of activity, between didactically assisted and individual study. The student who has in any case obtained 180 ECTS by fulfilling all the provisions of the teaching structure can achieve the qualification even before the three-year deadline.


The 180 CFU are acquired through:

  • The passing of 19 compulsory exams;
  • the acquisition of 12 E.C.T. at your choosing;
  • the testing of English language proficiency, level B2 reading comprehension (6 E.C.T.);
  • the performance of an applied practical internship (6 E.C.T.);
  • the final examination (6 E.C.T.).

Features of the final examination for the degree’s achievement

The training activity related to the final examination for the degree’s achievement consists of a final paper and its oral discussion aimed at demonstrating the acquisition, by the candidate, of the knowledge and skills covered by the specific training objectives of the course. It may have as its object the content of a paper on a topic previously assigned by the Degree Course/tutor/referent.

The overall commitment in training credits is 6 E.C.T. In order to be admitted to the final examination, it is necessary to have obtained all the credits in the training activities foreseen in the study plan, except those expected for the final exam.


Study plan

Coorte 2022  

Coorte 2023


Academic Regulations

Ordinamento Didattico: 2011

Regolamento Didattico: 2023



The complete organizational chart can be consulted by clicking here


Prof. Piero Bruschi



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