Educational guide 2020_21
Facultade de Ciencias
Grao en Enxeñaría Agraria
 Competences


Type CB Code Basic Competences
  CB1 Students will have shown they have sufficient knowledge and understanding of an area of study, starting after completion of general secondary education, and normally reaching a level of proficiency that, being mostly based on advanced textbooks, will also include familiarity with some cutting-edge developments within the relevant field of study.
  CB2 Students will be able to apply their knowledge and skills in their professional practice or vocation and they will show they have the required expertise through the construction and discussion of arguments and the resolution of problems within the relevant area of study.
  CB3 Students will be able to gather and interpret relevant data (normally within their field of study) that will allow them to have a reflection-based considered opinion on important issues of social, scientific and ethical nature.
  CB4 Students will be able to present information, ideas, problems and solutions both to specialist and non-specialist audiences.
  CB5 Students will acquire the learning skills that are required to pursue further studies with a high degree of independence.
Type CG Code General Competences
  CG1 Students will be able to develop analysis, synthesis and information-management skills for application in the agricultural, food and environmental sectors.
  CG2 Students will acquire and apply teamwork abilities and skills.
  CG3 Students will develop personal skills to engage in critical, constructive thinking.
  CG4 Students will be able to understand the social significance of science.
Type CE Code Specific Competences
  CE1 Ability to solve mathematical problems that might arise in engineering. Ability to apply knowledge of linear algebra, geometry, differential geometry, integral and differential calculus, differential equations, partial derivatives, numerical methods, numerical algorithms, statistics and optimization.
  CE2 Visual-spatial ability and knowledge of the techniques of graphic representation, through use of traditional methods of metric geometry and descriptive geometry, and of computer-assisted design applications.
  CE3 Basic knowledge of use and programming of computers, operating systems, data bases and computer programs that can be applied in engineering.
  CE4 Basic knowledge of general chemistry, organic chemistry, inorganic chemistry, and their applications in engineering.
  CE5 Understanding and mastery of the essential concepts of the general laws of mechanics, thermodynamics, fields and waves and electromagnetism, and their application for solving problems in the field of engineering.
  CE6 Basic knowledge of geology and soil morphology and their application to problems in the field of engineering. Climatology.
  CE7 Knowledge of the biological foundations of the vegetal and animal realms in engineering.
  CE8 Essential knowledge of the concept of company, institutional and legal frameworks of companies. Organization and management of companies.
  CE9 Ability to understand and use the principles of identification and characterization of vegetable species.
  CE10 Ability to understand and use the fundamental principles of vegetable production, and the systems of production, protection and exploitation.
  CE11 Ability to understand and use the principles of the applications of biotechnology in agricultural engineering.
  CE12 Ability to understand and use the fundamental principles of animal production. Livestock facilities.
  CE13 Ability to understand and use the principles of ecology, studies of environmental impact, their assessment and correction.
  CE14 Ability to understand and use the principles of topographical surveys and stakeouts. Cartography, photogrammetry, geography information systems and remote sensing in agronomy.
  CE15 Ability to understand and use the principles of engineering of rural environment: calculus of structures, construction, hydraulics.
  CE16 Ability to understand and use the principles of engineering of rural environment: thermal engineering, engines and machines.
  CE17 Ability to understand and use the principles of engineering of rural environment: electrotechnics.
  CE18 Ability to understand and use the principles of engineering of rural environment: technical projects.
  CE19 Ability to understand and use the principles of management and exploitation of agro-industrial by-products.
  CE20 Ability to understand and use the principles of decision making through use of resources made available for multidisciplinary workgroups.
  CE21 Ability to understand and use the principles of transference of technology; understanding, interpreting, communicating and introducing advances in agriculture.
  CE22 Ability to understand and use the principles of assessment of agricultural companies and marketization.
  CE23 Ability to understand and use concepts linked to agricultural and livestock buildings.
  CE24 Ability to understand and use concepts linked to agricultural machinery.
  CE25 Ability to understand and use aspects linked to chemical equilibrium and kinetic processes, focusing especially on their agrochemical application.
  CE26 Ability to understand and use the components, properties, factors and processes involved in soil formation and their influence on agricultural production.
  CE27 Ability to understand the characteristics of factors of the geological environment that can have an impact on rural buildings and suggestions of practical solutions.
  CE28 Ability to understand the cause-effect relationship between climate elements and living beings, and their phenological response.
  CE29 Ability to understand and use the essential concepts and tools of hydrological calculations for treatment and application in the field of agriculture.
  CE30 An original piece of work that students must present and defend before a university panel. It consists of a professional project within the area of agricultural engineering specific technologies where students will show their mastery and integration of all the skills acquired during their studies.
  CE31 Ability to understand and use the principles of food engineering and its essential operations.
  CE32 Ability to understand and use the principles of food technology.
  CE33 Ability to understand and use the principles and processes of the food and agriculture industry.
  CE34 Ability to understand and use the principles of modelling and optimization of processes in the food and agriculture industry.
  CE35 Ability to understand and use the principles of food quality and safety management.
  CE36 Ability to understand and use the principles of food analysis.
  CE37 Ability to understand and use the principles of traceability.
  CE38 Ability to understand and use auxiliary equipment and machinery in the food and agriculture industry.
  CE39 Ability to understand and use procedures of automation and process control.
  CE40 Ability to understand and use concepts linked to the engineering of construction and facilities.
  CE41 Ability to understand and use concepts linked to food and agriculture facilities.
  CE42 Ability to understand and use the concepts linked to waste management and exploitation.
  CE43 Ability to understand and use basic concepts and technologies for horticultural, fruit and ornamental production and propagation. Quality control of horticultural products. Marketization.
  CE44 Ability to understand and use concepts linked to genetics and plant improvement.
  CE45 Ability to understand and use concepts linked to the engineering of green areas, sports facilities and fruit and vegetable farms.
  CE46 Ability to understand and use concepts linked to civil construction, facilities and infrastructure of green and protected areas. Electrification. Irrigation and drainage. Fruit and vegetable and gardening equipment.
  CE47 Ability to understand and use concepts linked to environmental and landscape engineering.
  CE48 Ability to understand and use concepts linked to environmental legislation and management; principles of sustainable development.
  CE49 Ability to understand and use marketing and professional practice strategies.
  CE50 Ability to understand and use concepts linked to evaluation of environmental goods.
  CE51 Ability to understand and use concepts linked to hydrology.
  CE52 Ability to understand and use concepts linked to erosion.
  CE53 Ability to understand and use concepts linked to vegetable matter: production, use and maintenance.
  CE54 Ability to understand and use concepts linked to ecosystems and biodiversity.
  CE55 Ability to understand and use concepts linked to the physical environment and climate change. Analysis and management of spatial planning. Principles of landscaping.
  CE56 Ability to understand and use the specific tools of graphic design and communication.
  CE57 Ability to understand and use concepts linked to the practical development of environmental impact studies.
  CE58 Ability to understand and use concepts linked with projects of environmental and landscape restoration.
  CE59 Ability to understand and use concepts linked to green space maintenance projects and plans.
  CE60 Ability to understand and use concepts linked to development projects. Tools for spatial and landscape planning.
  CE61 Ability to understand and use concepts linked to the management and planning of projects and construction works.
  CE62 Ability to understand and use concepts linked with systems of agricultural production and exploitation.
  CE63 Ability to understand and use concepts linked to technologies and cultivation systems of herbaceous plant species.
  CE64 Ability to understand and use concepts linked to protection of crops from pests and diseases.
  CE65 Ability to understand the basic principles linked to workplace hazard prevention. Application of the basic principles of workplace hazard prevention to aspects of production in the industry. Commitment to workplace hazard prevention. Ability to manage workplace hazard prevention.
  CE66 To acquire first-hand knowledge of the socio-occupational environment of the food and agriculture sectors and understand the applicability of the concepts acquired throughout the Degree studies.
  CE67 To master the concepts and terminology that are specific of the area and understand the social-professional standing of Agricultural Engineers.
Type CT Code Transversal Competences
  CT1 Analysis, organization and planning skills.
  CT2 Leadership and entrepreneurship skills.
  CT3 Oral and written communication skills in local and foreign languages.
  CT4 Independent-learning and information-management skills.
  CT5 Problem-solving and decision-making skills.
  CT6 Ability to adapt to new situations in creative, innovative ways.
  CT7 Ability to engage in critical and self-critical thinking.
  CT8 Interdisciplinary teamwork skills.
  CT9 Conflict-resolution and negotiation skills.
  CT10 Striving for quality with focus on awareness about environmental issues.
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