Professional Master programme in Land and water conservation - 8311

Code 8311
Academic Year 2014-2015
Subject area Sciences and technology
Campus Bologna
Level Second
Director Marco Bittelli
Duration Annual
Teaching methods Conventional
Language English
Cost 5.000 Euros
Instalments First instalment 2.500 Euros; Second instalment 2.500 Euro (Payment deadline 31/05/2015)
Call deadline

Dec 31, 2014 (Expired)

Enrollment start and end From 22/01/2015 to 16/02/2015
Main Department
Dipartimento di Scienze Agrarie
Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine
Professional Profile
The Master offers a training program that aims to train competent figures:
- control and management of water and land resources, with particular reference to the hydrological management of surface water to prevent the phenomenon of shallow landslides and erosion;
- environmental monitoring such as the quality of surface waters (rivers and lakes) and deep (groundwater), and the physico-chemical characteristics of the soil;
- the use of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) in the field management and planning;
- irrigation management.
The Master is organized in collaboration with:
- University of Florida (UF), Gainesville, Florida, USA
- Washington State University (WSU), Pullman, WA, USA
- ISA: Institute of Agriculture, Environment and Landscape Management (Lille, France)
Number of participants
Min: 5 Max: 15
Admission qualifications
Second cycle degree/Two year Master

For students having an Italian degree, Second cycle degree/Two year Master obtained pursuant to MD 270/04 into the following classes:
LM 7 Biotecnologie Agrarie
LM 23 Ingegneria Civile
LM 54 Scienze Chimiche
LM 60 Scienze della Natura
LM 69 Scienze e Tecnologie Agrarie
LM 70 Scienze e Tecnologie Alimentari
LM 74 Scienze e Tecnologie Geologiche
LM 75 Scienze e Tecnologie per l’Ambiente e il Territorio
LM 80 Scienze Geografiche

It should be noted that it is necessary in every case:
a) obtained a degree in Italy belonging to the second cycle of the Bologna Process (Graduate old system, Degree / Master, Bachelor's Degree / Master's course)
b) equivalent qualification obtained abroad under the laws of the country that issues the title itself.
Linguistic skills
English Language
Selection criteria
Admission to the Master’s degree programme is subject to the positive assessment of the candidates’ CV and qualifications
Place of teaching
Study plan
  • Land and Water Management, Theory and Application
  • Soil physics
  • Soil and Water Chemistry, Application to Soil Pollution and Remediation
  • Meteorology
  • Gis and remote sensing
  • Elements of Applied Hydrology
Compulsory attendance
19 University Educational Credit
Final Examination
1 University Educational Credit