English

Master i ENSAT Quality, Agro-Business

Major:
Economy

Official Title
AgroFood Chain

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

Prerequisite of the training
Bachelor (minimum)

Formation type
Initial education

Course language
Major M1 M2
Economy 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
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

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 - January Language Hours* Credits*
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

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
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

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 6-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 - 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

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

seminars, tutored projects en 120.00 12.00

or
Major : Economy
tutored project and seminars en 100.00 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.