BACHELORS AND MASTER OF SCIENCE IN ENGINEERING

UE Code : IM1-PSP-PSA1 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 :

6.00

Semester :

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Total Hours :

90.50 (Hours of teaching + individual study)

Details

Objectives :

To acquire the tools and techniques for understanding and analyzing crop systems in their environment (at the parcel level). To understand the operation of a farming operation.

Contents :

Parcel diagnostic and understanding of the diversity in the surrounding environment. Diagram of the operation of a farming operation.
Operation of a cover crop and related models
Benchmarks of a crop and its diagnostic tools – Transfer of knowledge to other crops
Definition of a crop system (previous effects, cumulative, etc.) and presentation of single indicators for its evaluation

Prerequisites :

Third Year Engineering Level in Agronomy and Plant Physiology

Teaching methods :

Outing into the field on a farming operation, Lectures (CM), Seminars (TD), Accompanied Work (TA), Study Time (ED)
- Specific aspects of administration 3 and 4: Classes and Seminars (TD) on fertilizers
- Specific aspects of Work/Study: Accompanied Work (TA) and Study Time (ED) training dossier
- Specific aspects of IFI: Benchmarks of a crop

Assessment :

Exam + dossiers + farming operation analysis / English (exercise benchmark on a crop)
Specific aspects of IFA (English): Module Synopsis

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