Train engineers who are open to the world and able to invent innovative livestock farming systems
What type of training ?
|une formation diplômante, sous statut étudiant|
For who ?
|étudiant titulaire d'un diplôme français, étudiant international|
This option on livestock farming and pastoralism places a heavy emphasis on field work. It aims to train engineers who will be able to innovate and respond to the following related issues:
Number of ECTS credits : 60
Language of instruction : In French
The Livestock Farming Systems option offers the opportunity to study in depth the following issues from a thematic and methodological perspective:
Part of the curriculum is devoted to the preparation of a literature review and a response to a request from an outside structure (promotion project). Session on how to prepare to enter the job market also are included in the programme.
The Livestock Farming Systems option draws from real life scenarios (case studies, surveys, mini-projects, etc.) for a total time in the field of 20 to 30 days. Field work is carried out in diverse geographic areas and focuses on different types of livestock and sectors.
The internship accounts for half of the training programme in the 3rd year (compulsory, 6 months, 30 ECTS). It takes place in a professional structure (professional agricultural organization, company, territorial planning and management structures, research institution, international cooperation structures, etc.), in France or abroad.
It is intended to reinforce the skills acquired during the first semester and to develop new ones, related to the professional environment in which the student is working and to the type of livestock farming activities and / or territories concerned.
Many internship offers come through the teaching team’s network. For example, a selection of internship topics chosen by students in previous years:
The 3rd year option is open, after review by the admissions committee, to students who have validated the M1 level (first year of a master's program) and come from:
Application forms may be obtained from the educational directorate of your institution.
Students who have not validated the 2nd year (M1) of the Montpellier SupAgro Agricultural Engineer course are not awarded a diploma at the end of the 3rd year of the training program.
Activity sectors (partial list) that can accommodate engineers who have taken this option:
Types of organizations:
Campus de La Gaillarde
2 place Pierre Viala