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Agrobusiness Technologies

Language of instruction

lithuanian

Qualification degree and (or) qualification to be awarded

Professional Bachelor of Agriculture Sciences

Place of delivery

Kauno m. sav. Kauno m. Pramonės pr. 20

Institution that has carried out assessment

Qualifications and Vocational Education and Training Development Centre

Institution that has performed accreditation, accreditation term

Studijų kokybės vertinimo centras, 8/31/2023

Data provided or updated (date)

5/14/2019

Order on accreditation

SV6-36
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Summary of the Profile

General Description: Objective(s) of a study programme: The aim of the programme is to prepare professional bachelors of agricultural sciences who are able to plan, organize and manage the activity of specialized farm, to select and implement plant growing and animal husbandry technologies, to organize realization of agricultural production, to assure the quality of agricultural products, to establish an enterprise and to apply creatively to the changes of the labor market.

Learning outcomes: Study programme graduates:
1. to grow plants and rear animals according to different technologies; to analyse possibilities of technology selection;
2. to plan and organise continuous work process in a specialised enterprise;
3. to organise storage and realisation of agricultural production and to assure quality;
4. to evaluate the environment of agricultural businesses and business establishment (development) possibilities;
5. to make agriculture business management decisions;
6. to develop holistic attitude in professional decision making, balancing input, benefit, safety, quality, reliability, ecology, aesthetics, appearance and influence on environment;
7. to develop abilities necessary for planning labour time, constant professional development, innovation search and readiness for life-long learning.
8.1. to evaluate the environment of horticultural and olericultural business and product market (1st specialization)
8.2. to assess the conditions of ecological farming (2nd specialization)
8.3. to identify insurance risks and evaluate insurance product qualities. (3rd specialization)
9.1. to plan and organise horticultural and olericulture merchant /commodity production (1st specialization)
9.2. to apply the technologies of ecological production farming (2nd specialization)
9.3. to manage insurance product and customer service process (3rd specialization)
10.1. to assure the quality of horticultural and olericultural products (1st specialization)
10.2. to assure the quality of ecological products (2nd specialization)
10.3. to manage insurance claims (3rd specialization)

Activities of teaching and learning: Ongoing student-centered teaching and learning with an emphasis on the student's self-employment work, based on problem solving and use of research results.

Methods of assessment of learning achievements: The cumulative assessment, which consists of an examination, practical and self-study assessments.

Framework: Study subjects (modules), practical training:
General subjects of study – 15 credits:
Foreign Language, Information Technologies, Social Psychology Professional Language.
Subjects of the study field – 135 credits:
Basics of Economics, Agrochemistry, Agriculture, Environment Protection, Crop Production Technologies, Mechanisation of Agricultural Works, Plants Protection, Human Safety, Basics of Ecological Production, Agribusiness, Horticulture and Olericulture Technologies, Livestock Technologies, Basics of Geographic Information, Crop Products Storage and Quality Control, Agricultural Marketing, Basics of Trade, Agricultural Accounting and Finance, Planning and Organisation of Agricultural Business, Basics of Law, Risk Management in Agrarian Sector.
Practical Training – 33 credits:
Technological Internship, Professional Internship 1, Professional Internship 2, Professional Internship 3, Final Professional Internship.
Professional Bachelor Thesis – 11 credits.

Optional courses: Specialisations:
1. Specialisation. Horticulture and Gardening Marketable Production – 21 credits:
Production Management of Garden and Kitchen Garden Products, Garden and Kitchen Garden Plant Protection, Garden and Kitchen Garden Product Quality and Its Control, Mechanisation of Horticultural and Olericultural Works, Specialisation Internship 1.
2. Specialisation. Ecological Production – 21 credits:
Agroecology, Ecological Production Technologies, Ecological Products and Their Quality, Ecological Farming Economics, Specialisation Internship 2.
3. Specialisation. Agrarian Sector Insurance – 21 credits: Insurance Service Market, Insurance Service and Product Sales, Organisation of Insurance Activities, Insurance Service Management, Specialisation Internship 3.
Optional courses subjects – 9 credits:
Agro-Innovations and Food Technology, Environment Protection Management / Methodology of Applied Research, Decorative Horticulture and Floriculture / Mobility Application for Data Collected and Visualization.

Distinctive features of a study programme: Study subjects can be submit in the virtaul study-learning system Moodle.

Access to professional activity or further study: Access to professional activity: The graduates will acquire knowledge and skills to establish and organize business of horticulture, gardening, commodity production and ecological farming in private and state sectors.

Access to further study: Graduates can be enrolled to the second cycle studies by the approved procedure of the university. Graduates of this study programme can continue their studies in Agricultural Academy of Vytautas Magnus University, Corvinus University of Budapest or other national and foreign higher education institution.