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Master i ENSAT Agro Food, Food Safety, Quality, Agro-Business


Official Title
AgroFood Chain

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

Prerequisite of the training
Bachelor (minimum)

Formation type
Initial education

Course languageOnly english
Language level prerequisitesThe minimum language level required, namely : C1 in english will be verified no later than April 1st, 2018

Language requirement to graduate
English C1

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 Food, Food Safety, Quality, Agro-Business
Section M1

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

Average academic cost found without insurance of M1
5000 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.
M1 includes two semesters called semester 7 (S7) and semester 8 (S8). S7 is devoted to the introduction of the agrofood chain concept and process. The lectures focus on the basics of the three pillars: Agronomy, Ecology and Economics. S8 is devoted to transversal modules combining agronomy, ecology and economics but also other disciplines such as green chemistry or others

Scholarships M1
none


Period 1
September - December Language Hours* Credits*
or
Core
Discovery of an agrofood chain: French wine making en 15.00 2.00

Introduction to the analysis of agrofood chains: concepts and methods en 30.00 4.00

CSystem analysis, sustainability and case study of an agrofood chain en 35.00 5.00

Research methodology (Level I) applied to the case study en 35.00 3.00

Fundamentals of agronomy (Level I) en 20.00 2.00

Fundamentals of ecology (Level I) en 20.00 2.00

Fundamentals of rural economics (Level I) en 20.00 2.00

Fundamentals of biotechnology en 20.00 2.00

Multidisciplinary problem resolution project en 20.00 4.00

Communication in French (Level I) en 30.00 2.00

Communication in English (Level I) en 15.00 2.00

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.
Period 2
January - June Language Hours* Credits*
or
Core
Organization, governance and performances of agrofood chains en 40.00 4.00

Rural development and local agrofood chains en 40.00 4.00

Agroecology en 40.00 4.00

Management of natural resources en 40.00 4.00

Research methodology (Level II) / global seminar en 45.00 3.00

Communication in French (Level II) en 15.00 2.00

Communication in English (Level II) en 15.00 2.00

Tools for internship and job search fr 10.00 1.00

2 month internship in enterprise or research lab / OR / Research essay or 300.00 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

Average academic cost found without insurance of M2
5000 euros

Description M2
M2 also includes two semesters: semester 9 (S9) and semester 10 (S10). S9 is devoted to a tutored project and a specialization of student in the pillar disciplines. The tutored project is a group work on a specific project on the agrofood chain. S10 is a 5-month internship. The student works for a laboratory or in a private company for 6 months. The evaluation is done on the basis of a master thesis report and an oral presentation.

Scholarships M2
none


Period 1
September - December Language Hours* Credits*
or
Core
Risk and uncertainty management in agrofood chains en 40.00 4.00

Food security, food safety and nutrition en 40.00 4.00

Fundamentals of agronomy (Level II) en 15.00 3.00

Fundamentals of ecology (Level II) en 15.00 3.00

IFundamentals of rural economics (Level II) en 15.00 3.00

Research methodology (Level III) and application to the design of an multidisciplinary research project en 25.00 5.00

Project management tools en 20.00 2.00

Group tutored project en 50.00 6.00

Period 2
January - June Language Hours* Credits*
or
Core
5 month internship in enterprise or research lab / OR / Research essay or 578.00 30.00


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