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Master i ENSAT Quality, Agro-Business

Majors:
FOOD SAFETY, AGROFOOD AND PUBLIC HEALTH (RESEARCH)
NON-FOOD VALORISATION OF BIOMASS (RESEARCH)
PRODUCTIONS, TERRITORIES AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT (RESEARCH)
AGROGENOMICS FOR BETTER PRODUCTS AND IMPROVED AGRICULTURE (RESEARCH)
ECONOMICS OF THE AGROFOOD CHAIN (RESEARCH)

Official Title
AgroFood Chain

Institute website
http://www.ensat.fr
Program

Course language
Major M1 M2
FOOD SAFETY, AGROFOOD AND PUBLIC HEALTH (RESEARCH) English English
NON-FOOD VALORISATION OF BIOMASS (RESEARCH) English English
PRODUCTIONS, TERRITORIES AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT (RESEARCH) English English
AGROGENOMICS FOR BETTER PRODUCTS AND IMPROVED AGRICULTURE (RESEARCH) English English
ECONOMICS OF THE AGROFOOD CHAIN (RESEARCH) English English

The M1 section is taught by
The institute : Ecole Nationale Supérieure Agronomique de Toulouse

The M2 section is taught by
The institute : Ecole Nationale Supérieure Agronomique de Toulouse

Domains
Agro-Business, Biotechnology, Agriculture, Agriculture, Bioscience, Innovative products, materials, Agro Food, Food Safety, Quality, Agro-Business
Section M1

Location
Ecole Nationale Supérieure Agronomique de Toulouse
avenue de l'Agrobiopole
BP 32607 Auzeville-Tolosane

Cost of M1
2000 euros

Description M1
The purpose of this MSc course, open to students worldwide, is to create awareness of the scientific, social and economic realities of the modern agrifood industry and to provide scientific and practical training in an international context.

It is designed to train future researchers and executives aiming at international careers in the sectors of agriculture, agrofood, environment, non-food valorisation of agro-resources.
Open to students of any nationality. All classes taught in English

Teaching methods include lectures, tutorials, seminars, practical work, case studies, teamwork.
Developing communication skills and autonomy is one of the programme objectives.

The M1 will enhance the background knowledge in agrofood sciences, and related economics, some bases in French and scientific English and in five critical fields: genomics, sustainable agriculture, food safety, green chemistry and agrofood economics.

Scholarships M1
none


Period 1
September - January Language Hours* Credits*
Note: a part of (or all) the M1-Period 1 will be replaced by a "n+i" special package designed for foreign student.
See the Methodology Integration Package (PIM) for more informations.
or
Core
APPLIED MATHEMATICS AND BIOINFORMATICS en 28.00 3.00
PHYSICS AND CHEMISTRY en 28.00 3.00
BASIC CONCEPTS IN PLANT PHYSIOLOGY AND MOLECULAR BIOLOGY en 28.00 3.00
LANGUE ET CIVILISATION FRANcAISES en 30.00 3.00
COMMUNICATION SKILLS IN SCIENTIFIC ENGLISH en 30.00 3.00
QUANTITATIVE ECONOMICS en 28.00 3.00
ECOLOGY, TERRITORIES AND COMMUNITIES en 28.00 3.00
EXPERIMENTAL METHODOLOGY en 28.00 3.00
AGRICULTURAL SYSTEMS MANAGEMENT en 28.00 3.00
OPTIMIZATION AND MODELLING en 28.00 3.00
Period 2
February - June Language Hours* Credits*
or
Core
MOLECULAR BASIS FOR PLANT AND ANIMAL IMPROVEMENT en 38.00 4.00
MICROBIOLOGICAL ENGINEERING en 28.00 4.00
FOOD SAFETY en 34.00 4.00
CHEMICAL AND BIOCHEMICAL TRANSFORMATION OF BIOMASS en 40.00 4.00
SUSTAINABILITY: FROM THE FIELD TO THE TERRITORY en 60.00 4.00
ENVIRONMENTAL ECONOMICS en 36.00 4.00
TUTORED INDIVIDUAL PROJECT en 32.00 6.00

* The number of course hours may be subjected to slight variations.
* More informations about ECTS credits.
Section M2

Location
Ecole Nationale Supérieure Agronomique de Toulouse
avenue de l'Agrobiopole
BP 32607 Auzeville-Tolosane

Cost of M2
2000 euros

Description M2
The M2 will bring advanced knowledge in agrofood economics, consumer requests and quality control, communication in sciences, and integrating various sciences to get innovative projects. Then the student will specialize in one of the 5 major fieds: genomics, sustainable agriculture, food safety, non-food valorisation of biomass or agrofood economics, and will finish this course by an internship in the chosen field.

Scholarships M2
none


Period 1
September - January Language Hours* Credits*
or
Core
QUALITY CONTROL en 30.00 3.00
AGRICULTURAL POLICY en 26.00 3.00
CONSUMERS REQUESTS en 20.00 3.00
INDUSTRIAL ORGANISATION OF THE FOOD INDUSTRY en 30.00 3.00
INTEGRATION OF SECTORIAL APPROACHES IN THE AGROFOOD CHAIN: CASE STUDY en 20.00 3.00
Agrobiosciences seminars en 30.00 3.00
Major to be chosen
or
Major : FOOD SAFETY, AGROFOOD AND PUBLIC HEALTH (RESEARCH)
tutored project, case study en 130.00 10.00
advances seminars en 20.00 2.00
or
Major : NON-FOOD VALORISATION OF BIOMASS (RESEARCH)
tutored project and seminars en 100.00 12.00
or
Major : PRODUCTIONS, TERRITORIES AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT (RESEARCH)
advanced seminars en 20.00 2.00
tutored project, case study en 130.00 10.00
or
Major : AGROGENOMICS FOR BETTER PRODUCTS AND IMPROVED AGRICULTURE (RESEARCH)
Tutored bibliographic research project en 30.00 2.00
Genetics and plant breeding en 40.00 5.00
Molecular tools for genome analysis -practicals en 30.00 2.00
Applications in agriculture en 30.00 3.00
or
Major : ECONOMICS OF THE AGROFOOD CHAIN (RESEARCH)
seminars, tutored projects en 120.00 12.00
Period 2
February - July Language Hours* Credits*
or
Core
MASTER INTERNSHIP AND THESIS 578 HOURS en 578.00 30.00

* The number of course hours may be subjected to slight variations.
* More informations about ECTS credits.