BACHELORS AND MASTER OF SCIENCE IN ENGINEERING

UE Code : IM1-SEL-SEE Academic year : 2016-2017

Information on the course unit

Program / Education :

Bachelor and Master of Science in Engineering / Bachelor and Master of Science in Engineering

Level :

First year of Master of Science in Engineering

Language(s) :

French

Studies organization

Credits :

2.00

Semester :

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Total Hours :

35.00 (Hours of teaching + individual study)

Details

Objectives :

To understand the concept of livestock production systems in France and the European Union (EU)
To introduce students to Compartmental Modelling of livestock production systems (understand the process and practice using it)

Contents :

Lectures (CM) Introduction to livestock production systems (3 hrs)
Lectures (CM) Bovine dairy cow production systems in Europe (4hrs)
Lectures (CM) Suckler cow production systems in Europe (4hrs)
Lectures (CM) Swine production systems in Europe (4hrs)
Lectures (CM) Compartmental modeling of livestock production systems (2 hrs)
Seminars (TD) Introduction to Vensim software program (2 hrs)
Accompanied Work (TA) Modelling Projects (10 hrs)

Prerequisites :

General zootechnology / Animal physiology / Animal pathology
English

Teaching methods :

Lectures (CM), Accompanied Work (TA), Study Time (ED)

Assessment :

In-class Exam 3 hrs
Oral Debriefing on Modelling Projects (3 hrs)

Bibliography :

1st year of Master of Science in Engineering

The 1st year of Master of Science in Engineering includes common core courses, majors and inter-major courses.

Majors: students will choose only one major according to his background

• Vine and Wine: sustainable productions and international market (ViVi)
• Food processing, food science, nutrition and quality (TAQ)
• Crop production and agroecology (PVA)
• Environmental and sustainable Engineering (IED)
• Animal production: livestock farming and livestock industry (PA)
• Business management, corporate consultancy and international trade and Markets (PCE/CMI)

Common core courses (CC) are engineering tools and Social Sciences. All of them are compulsory.

Inter-major modules (MIM): students will choose only one according to their major