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CTeSP - Organic Agriculture

Higher School: Technologies and Management

Degree Code: T112
University Code: 1300
2 curricular years

Degree Director:
Miguel Ângelo Almeida Pinheiro de Carvalho
e-mail:quercus@uma.pt

Organize, coordinate and manage farms, related companies or individually, activity in the agricultural industry, agri-food or of rural tourism aimed at the implementation and management of organic production systems (OPM).Adopt and implement methods and specific cultural practices in strict compliance with the fundamentals, rules and legislation in force and with the satisfaction of consumers’ demands regarding food sustainability, quality and safety.

Main Career options

The Higher Professional Technical Course in Organic Agriculture aims at the insertion of these professionals in the labour market, so that they can contribute to the conversion of traditional agriculture and to the development of a sustained activity, strengthening the role of agriculture in the regional economy through its innovation and diversification. For this purpose student will acquire a set of skills and know-how, enabling them:

Conduct studies and projects on agro-systems.

Manage agrobiodiversity on farms, promoting its sustainable use.

Develop, implement and manage farm production plans, appropriate to the Organic Production Method (Modo de Produção Biológico (MPB)) and environmental (agro ecological) and socio-economic (market) conditions.

Planning the activity on farms, by establishing production goals (quantitative and qualitative) and prioritisation of tasks.

Select and use the practices, cultural techniques and production factors and technologies, according to the rules of MPB, ensuring the sustainable exploitation and preservation of environment.

Implement safety rules and hygiene in agricultural work.

Implement certification and safety standards of crops and agri-food products, ensuring its hygiene and quality.

Plan measures to ensure the diversification and development of agricultural production.

Admission Requirements

+ Holders of a secondary education course or legally equivalent qualification;

+ Those who have passed the specially designed exams (required for this course) to evaluate the capacity of students over 23 years old to attend higher education, under Decree-Law No. 64/2006, of March 21, amended by Decree-Laws no. 113/2014 of 16 July and 63/2016 of 13 September;

Holders of a technological specialization diploma, of a higher technical professional diploma or of a higher education degree;

Students who complete secondary vocational training courses or equivalent in schools and in other entities operating in network with a polytechnic institution have priority in the filling of up to 50% of the vacancies that are set for the Higher Professional Technical Courses.

APPLICATIONS 2017/2018

ONLINE APPLICATION FORM

a. Registration in the specially designed exams to evaluate their capacity to attend Higher Professional Technical Courses, of candidates with a secondary education course, but without the relevant field for the course to which he/ she intends to apply: August 16 to 28, 2017;

b. Application to the Higher Professional Technical Courses (CTeSP): 1st call: August 29 to September 12, 2017 | 2nd call (only for the remaining openings): October 02 to 05, 2017;

c. Posting of the provisional placement list: 1st call: until September 19, 2017 | 2nd Call (only for the remaining openings): until October 10, 2017;

d. Deadline for complaints (exclusively at the GAE): 1st call: September 20 to 21, 2017 | 2nd call (only for the remaining openings): October 11 to 12, 2017;

e. Posting of the final placement list: 1st call: until September 22, 2017 | 2nd call (only for the remaining openings): until October 13, 2017;

f. Enrolment period/ Registrations / (only via Infoalunos): 1st call: September 23 to 30, 2017 | 2nd call: October 14 to 17, 2017;

g. Freshman Reception: October 2, 2017;

h. Beginning of 1st year classes: October 2, 2017;

Required Documents:

  1. Qualifications Certificate (with indication of the final grade, completed courses and classification obtained);
  2. Supporting document of the conditions set forth in item 4 of the Public Notice.

Selection and ranking of candidates

a. Holders of a secondary education course or legally equivalent qualification in fields relevant to the CTeSP, taking into account the final course grade;

b. Holders of a secondary education course or legally equivalent qualification in fields relevant to the CTeSP, taking into account the final course grade, followed by the number of completed subjects in fields relevant to the CTeSP for which the candidate is applying;

c. Students aged 23 or over, taking into account the final classification obtained in the specially designed exams to evaluate the capacity to attend higher education in the fields relevant to the CTeSP for which the candidate is applying;

d. Holders of a Technological Specialisation diploma aiming at their professional retraining, taking into account the final course grade;

e. Holders of a higher professional technical diploma aiming at their professional retraining, taking into account the final course grade;

f. Holders of a higher education degree aiming at their professional retraining, taking into account the final degree.

Openings

20

Degree Plan and ECTS

Degree Plan - List

1º Year Scientific Area Level F A Semester T TP PL S E OT ECTS
Biologia Geral  Biology and Biochemistry  Basic      S1 28.00 48.00 6.0
Botânica Económica  Biology and Biochemistry  Basic      S1 23.00 26.00 6.0
Gestão e Reutilização de Resíduos Agrícolas  Environment Protection Technologies  Basic      S1 17.00 15.00 4.5
Gestão e Conservação dos Solos  Produção Agrícola e Animal  Basic      S1 17.00 15.00 4.5
Agrodiversidade e Agrossistemas  Produção Agrícola e Animal  Basic      S1 17.00 15.00 4.5
Gestão e Conservação dos Recursos Hídricos  Produção Agrícola e Animal  Basic      S1 17.00 15.00 4.5
Sistemas de Produção em Agricultura Biológica  Produção Agrícola e Animal  Basic      S2 17.00 15.00 4.5
Sistemas Hortofrutícolas  Produção Agrícola e Animal  Basic      S2 19.00 15.00 5.0
Práticas Agrícolas I  Produção Agrícola e Animal  Basic      S2 11.00 10.00 6.0
Produção Pecuária Biológica  Produção Agrícola e Animal  Basic      S2 19.00 15.00 5.0
Protecção das Culturas em Agricultura Biológica  Produção Agrícola e Animal  Basic      S2 12.00 23.00 6.0
Higiene e Segurança no Trabalho  Security and Higyene at Work  Basic      S2 13.00 12.00 3.5
2º Year Scientific Area Level F A Semester T TP PL S E OT ECTS
Gestão Agrícola e Marketing   Entrepeneurship Sciences  Basic    Existe/Exists S1 28.00 25.00 5.0
Ambiente e Desenvolvimento Rural  Environment Sciences  Basic  Existe/Exists Existe/Exists S1 17.00 15.00 4.5
Processamento e Conservação de Produtos Agrícolas  Food Industries  Basic  Existe/Exists Existe/Exists S1 17.00 25.00 4.5
Projectos Agrícolas, Concepção e Elaboração  Produção Agrícola e Animal  Basic    Existe/Exists S1 19.00 29.00 5.0
Práticas Agrícolas II  Produção Agrícola e Animal  Basic  Existe/Exists Existe/Exists S1 9.00 10.00 5.0
Qualidade e Certificação em Agricultura Biológica  Food Industries  Basic  Existe/Exists Existe/Exists S1 15.00 20.00 4.0
Tópicos de Permacultura  Produção Agrícola e Animal  Basic  Existe/Exists Existe/Exists S1 8.00 2.0
Estágio   Produção Agrícola e Animal  Basic      S2 720.00 30.0
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