Official Master's degree for the pork industry

Swine Health and Production

UDL - Universitat de Lleida. Màsters Oficials
A Lleida (Spagna)

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  • Master I livello
  • Lleida (Spagna)
  • Durata:
    1 Anno
  • Quando:
  • Crediti: 60

Official one-year Master with either a professional (including one module of external professional fieldwork) or research-based orientation. UAB, the University of Zaragoza and UCM also participate. This is the eighth year of this veteran Master's degree.

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Dove e quando

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Lleida, Spagna
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· Requisiti

European bachelor's degree or equivalent, accredited if obtained outside the EU.

Cosa impari in questo corso?

Structural conditions of pork production
Functional component of pork production
Optimisation of pork production
Health management


Module 1: Structural conditioners (10 ECTS)

  • Introduction (1.5 ECTS)
  • Housing, installations and equipment (4 ECTS)
  • The pig's well-being (1.5 ECTS)
  • Pig biotechnology and genetic improvement (3 ECTS)

Module 2: Functional component of pork production (10 ECTS)

  • Nutrition and feeding strategies for pigs (5 ECTS)
  • Reproduction technology and handling the animals (5 ECTS)

Module 3: Optimisation of pork production (10 ECTS)

  • Technical management: (4 ECTS)
  • Economic management: (2 ECTS)
  • Environmental management (1 ECTS)
  • Human resources management (1 ECTS)
  • Quality of the final product and food safety (2 ECTS)

Module 4: Health management (15 ECTS)

  • Health basics (4 ECTS)
  • Illnesses affecting pigs (5 ECTS)
  • Diagnosis: (4 ECTS)
  • Iberian, illnesses and farm practices (2 ECTS)

Module 5: Specialising in work experience (15 ECTS)

  • Immersion in pork production farming
  • Introduction to assessing pork production
  • Final Master's project