Degree in Rural and Agri-Food Engineering
(240 ECTS credits – 4 years)
The Degree in Rural and Agri-Food Engineering sets up the student to undertake a profession regulated in Spain with specific professional attributions.
A Graduate in Degree in Agri-Food and Rural Environmental Engineering from the University of Zaragoza will be a professional capable of learning, developing and applying science and technology in the areas of specialisation listed below, while ensuring the best social, economic, and environmental conditions.
- Agricultural and Livestock Farming
- Agricultural and Food Industries
- Horticulture, Fruit-farming and Gardening
The Degree in Rural and Agri-Food Engineering corresponds to level 2 of the Spanish Qualifications Framework for Higher Education (MECES) and to level 6 of the European Qualifications Framework (EQF). It consists of 240 European credits (ECTS) split into 4 academic years (60 credits per academic year), with two semesters per academic year (8 semesters).
The training is divided into:
- Basic subjects (72 ECTS)
- General compulsory subjects (72 ECTS)
- Specific compulsory subjects to each specialty (60 ECTS)
- Electives (22 ECTS)
- Undergraduate dissertation (12 ECTS)
- Modern language-B1 (2 ECTS)
The basic and general compulsory subjects are the same for all three specialisations and will be carried out during the first five semesters. The specific compulsory subjects are different for each of the three areas and are taken from the 5th to the7th semester. However, these subjects are electives for the others two specialisations. The electives are to be taken during the last semester of the degree studies and are available to all specialisations. The students have to select four of them from a list of nine.
The Undergraduate dissertation, which is compulsory, is done during the last two semesters of the degree studies.