Technology and Animal Science
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Owner/Developer: Polytechnic Institute of Bragança (IPB)
The degree of "mestre" (master) in Technology and Animal Science belongs to the education and training area of Agriculture Sciences and Natural Resources. Graduates are specialized to develop a professional activity within the profile of the programme. The profile of the programme comprises the development of the technical-scientific knowledge and professional specialized skills in the study areas of Animal Science
The holders of the licenciado degree or legal equivalent, the holders of a foreign academic degree and the holders of a relevant academic, scientific or professional curriculum vitae may apply to the 2nd cycle of studies, as stated in the description of the Portuguese Higher Education System, provided by NARIC (http://www.dges.mctes.pt/DGES/pt/Reconhecimento/NARICENIC/) and presented in section 8 of the Diploma Supplement.
Designing procedures and projects, Taking care of animals
Partial coverage (e.g. a module)
No species is addressed specifically
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The degree of "mestre" (master) in Technologies and Animal Science, is awarded to those students that demonstrate, in this field, the ability to:
a) develop and enhance the knowledge obtained in the first cycle, in order to develop and apply that knowledge to original situations often in the context of research;
b) apply their knowledge and understanding and problem solving capacities to new and unfamiliar situations in wide multidisciplinary situations, although related to their area of studies;
c) integrate knowledge, deal with complex matters, develop solutions or put forward opinions on situations of limited or incomplete information, including reflecting upon the implications and ethical and social responsibilities that result from both those solutions and opinions or indeed that condition them;
d) communicate their conclusions and the knowledge and reasoning that underly them, both to experts and non-experts, clearly and unambiguously;
e) develop competences that will enable them to benefit from self-oriented or autonomous lifelong learning.
To complete the qualification, the student is required to pass all compulsory course units of the study plan.
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Master ("Mestrado em Tecnologias da Ciência Animal". Title of "Mestre".
4 Semesters (2 years). 20 Weeks of study, per semester, full-time (40 per year). 40 total Hours per week. 810 total Hours per semester (1620 per year). 120 ECTS Credits (30 per semester); 1 credit corresponds to 27 hours. It includes a scientific dissertation, a project work or a professional traineeship which will be concluded with a final report comprising 54 credits.
The holders of this qualification may apply to the Order of Engineers. The professional title of Engineer is awarded by this institution, according to its internal rules.
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