Sustainable Food Management

Certificate for Farming Expertise

Integrated course, 5.00 ECTS


Course content

Lecture series to provide students with additional knowledge and competences needed for the certification exam for farming:
• Special topics in crop farming and livestock keeping
• Farm management
• Special topics in agricultural and forest technology
• Practical training in agricultural and forest technology

Learning outcomes

Through elective modules three possible paths of competency development are offered: Specialization in direction of the chosen focus or in a field not covered in detail in the regular curriculum; free choice of a course module from other degree programmes within and outside of the university. This way the overall personal competence profile is sharpened according to the planned field of occupation.

Recommended or required reading and other learning resources / tools

B. Dietzsch, R. Domke, W. Fleischhauer, V. Leven: Taschenbuch der Verfahrenstechnik; W. Hemming, W. Wagner: Verfahrenstechnik; K. Schwister: Taschenbuch der Verfahrenstechnik; M. Stiess: Mechanische Verfahrenstechnik 1 und 2; von A. Schönbucher: Thermische Verfahrenstechnik; D. S. Christen: Praxiswissen der chemischen Verfahrenstechnik: Handbuch für Chemiker und Verfahrensingenieure;

Mode of delivery

Integrated course

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Elective module 1

Assessment methods and criteria

Certification Exam