BSc + MSc program in Agronomy and Agro-Industry

(Re)invent agriculture for tomorrow!

Presentation

Why become an agriculture and food industry engineer?

Opting for the UniLaSalle Engineering program in Agronomy and Agro-Industry means:

  • developing high technical, agronomic and environmental performance agriculture,
  • creating innovative food products while optimizing manufacturing processes,
  • conserving natural resources (biodiversity, water, soil),
  • managing companies by integrating risk management.

Key information

Venue : Beauvais or Rouen campus

  • Course length: 5 years
  • Program taught in French
  • Applications welcome from high school graduates up to Master’s level students
  • Available as a continuing education program
  • Course also available through an apprenticeship program
  • Training location: Beauvais and/or Rouen
  • Diploma accredited by the Commission des Titres d'Ingénieur (CTI)
  • Tuition fees : consult here

The program

The first two years of your program consist of a pre-engineering cycle.

The pre-engineering cycle consists of :

  • a core curriculum (50% of the hourly volume)   
  • a course to choose from (40% of the hourly volume):       
    • Geosciences course       
    • Environmental Sciences course       
    • Life Sciences (Sustainable Agriculture - Agronomy / Agri-food and Bioprocesses / Food and Health)  
  • Optional courses (10% of the hourly volume)

To find out more about the pre-engineering cycle

 

Are you entering UniLaSalle's Agronomy and Agro-Industries engineering program directly into your 3rd year?

UniLaSalle has set up special refresher modules for you.

UE Data analysis

  • Database and SQL   
  • Linear algebra   
  • Statistics with R

UE The farm in its environment

  • Analysis of the farm   
  • Soil, environment and cropping systems   
  • Agricultural mechanization

UE Agronomy

  • Agronomic sciences and techniques   
  • Animal production

UE Business and International

  • English   
  • Basics of accounting   
  • Introduction to economic and legal sciences

UE Internship

  • International approach to sustainable development   
  • International comparative scientific approach   
  • Business sciences

Go-LaSalle

Compulsory study semester in a partner Lasallian university.

UE International semester

  • International comparative scientific approach   
  • International approach to sustainable development   
  • Business sciences

Common base

UE Culture and international

  • Interculturality and comparative approach of systems   
  • English for specific purposes   
  • Modern language 2 : German / Spanish for specific purposes / Portuguese for specific purposes

UE Strategic development of companies

  • Business game   
  • Human resources management and professional project   
  • Quality: QHSE management system   
  • Strategy and marketing

UE Research and development

  • Survey methodology   
  • Introduction to research - agribusiness   
  • Introduction to research - production   
  • Project   
  • PAT project   
  • AGREN Project   
  • Project BREEDING   
  • SEM application work

UE Data management and analysis

  • Computer application   
  • Linear model   
  • Sampling methods

 

Choice of a thematic orientation

Thematic orientation Agro-industries

UE Scientific bases of agro-industry processes

  • Thermal transfers   
  • Preservation processes   
  • Transformation processes

UE Food science - composition and quality

  • Food microbiology   
  • Industrial and food biochemistry   
  • Sanitary control plan and quality criteria   
  • Introduction to nutrition

UE Non-food valorization of agro-resources

  • Non-food valorization of agro-resources

Thematic orientation Production

EU Agrosciences

  • Agricultural mechanization in France   
  • Regulations, standards, labels   
  • Evaluation of agricultural systems

UE Animal production

  • Reproduction of farm animals   
  • Scientific and technical bases of animal genetics   
  • Practical feeding of ruminants - forage system   
  • Practical feeding of ruminants - rationing

UE Plant production

  • Control of soil conditions
  • Control of the plant population   
  • Control of pests and diseases   
  • Design of sustainable cropping systems

In the first semester, go to one of the 20 partner universities of the Go-LaSalle program!

Discover another context of study within an establishment that shares the same values as UniLaSalle.

The destinations

  • Brazil   
  • Colombia   
  • Costa Rica   
  • United States   
  • Mexico   
  • Philippines

12-week internship at the end of the 3rd year

The objectives of this internship are to :

  • Discover and test a professional project while exercising a pre-professional activity;   
  • Use the modules relating to business sciences and technical subjects to analyze the functioning of the host organization.

A report will be written.

In your fourth and fifth years, you will develop skills in the field of your choosing and gain real professional experience through your company or research laboratory internships.

The courses on the Beauvais campus

Other programs that can be followed as a deepening course

At the end of the 4th year, students who wish to do so can do an internship. The field of activity of the host organization and the content of the internship must be related to the student's training and professional project.

The Master of Business Administration (MAE) straddles the 2nd semester of the 4th year and the 1st semester of the 5th year of the Food and Health or Agronomy and Agro-industries engineering program.

Thanks to a framework contract signed with the UPJV (Université de Picardie Jules-Verne), you have the possibility of completing your Agronomy and Agro-industries engineering course with a Master's degree in Business Administration (MAE).

The courses, focused on disciplines related to business management, are taught on Saturdays by teachers and temporary employees of the IAE of Amiens and train you for management missions.

A supplement, corresponding to the costs of registration and logistics, will be required.

Who is it for?

Students and apprentices registered in the courses of deepening typed "management" of the training of engineer in Agronomy and Agro-industries:

  • Undertaking and developing an innovative agricultural activity,   
  • Marketing,   
  • Marketing, Consulting and Business Management.

The advantages of this dual training :

  • You complete your acquired skills in management and business management by opening up to other sectors of activity;   
  • You benefit from the academic expertise of IAE teachers;   
  • You get a diploma of the IAE Amiens;   
  • The success rate reaches 90% to 100%.

 

In the 4th and 5th years, you develop your skills in the field of your choice and gain real professional experience through internships in companies or research laboratories.

The courses on the Beauvais campus

Other programs that can be followed as an in-depth course

 

A 6-month internship leading to the writing and defense of the final thesis (MFE).

The end-of-studies internship allows the student to experience a pre-professional situation in which he or she will have to respond to a problem posed by an organization.

The internship allows the student to become familiar with professional practice, to develop personally and professionally, to demonstrate his or her skills and to facilitate his or her integration into the profession. The student validates certain notions acquired in the academic context; he or she grasps their meaning, scope and limits. The student also has the opportunity to develop his or her management, listening, communication and teamwork skills. They carry out concrete projects.

The Master of Business Administration (MAE) straddles the 2nd semester of the 4th year and the 1st semester of the 5th year of the Food and Health or Agronomy and Agro-industries engineering program.

Thanks to a framework contract signed with the UPJV (Université de Picardie Jules-Verne), you have the possibility of completing your Agronomy and Agro-industries engineering course with a Master's degree in Business Administration (MAE).

The courses, focused on disciplines related to business management, are taught on Saturdays by teachers and temporary employees of the IAE of Amiens and train you for management missions.

A supplement, corresponding to the costs of registration and logistics, will be required.

Who is it for?

Students having followed the MAE in 4th year

The advantages of this dual training program :

  • You complete your acquired skills in management, business management and steering by opening up to other sectors of activity;   
  • You benefit from the academic expertise of IAE teachers;   
  • You get a diploma of the IAE Amiens;   
  • The success rate reaches 90% to 100%.

 

Throughout the Agronomy and Agro-industries engineering program, there are many ways to gain international experience.

When? From 3rd to 5th year

To give certain students, who are highly motivated by the international scene, the opportunity to have multiple and in-depth experiences abroad through a course of excellence that leads to a certification.

This experience will be validated by an "International Course" certificate as a supplement to the diploma.

It consists of :

  • an academic semester abroad in the 3rd year   
  • another academic semester abroad in the 4th or 5th year in a different university from the first semester abroad   
  • an end-of-studies internship abroad

When is it due? In 3rd, 4th or 5th year

Opt for a semester of study in one of our partner universities.

The international experience means :

  • experiencing other ways of learning   
  • learning new ways of working   
  • a real asset on your CV   
  • an added value on the international job market

our partner universities

 

When? In the 5th year

Longer than a simple semester of study, the diploma stay and the double degree constitute an international experience.

  • at a university with which UniLaSalle has an agreement or at a university without an agreement or partnership (on the student's proposal)   
  • allows students to obtain 2 diplomas: that of the host university and that of UniLaSalle   
  • from 12 to 24 months depending on the host university

A few examples of host universities:

  • Imperial College London (United Kingdom)   
  • Cranfield University (United Kingdom)   
  • Wageningen University (Netherlands)   
  • Universitat de Barcelona (Spain)   
  • University of Quebec at Chicoutimi (Canada)

Admission

Admission requirements

Training accessible after :

    General baccalaureate (compulsory math option)
    Bac STAV,
    Bac STI2D,
    Bac STL

 

Admission procedures

Admission by application and interview.

Parcoursup procedure required (registration between January 20 and March 11, 2021).

Find the Agronomy and Agro-industry Engineering program on Parcoursup:

In "type of training", select "engineering training".
Then, in the item "region", select :

  • "Hauts-de-France" if you wish to study on the Beauvais campus   
  • "Normandy" if you wish to study on the Rouen campus

Register on Parcoursup

Admission requirements

The Food and Health engineering program is intended for students who have completed :

  • a scientific university degree (DUT, L2 or L3)   
  • a BTS   
  • a preparatory class for the Grandes Ecoles BCPST, MP, PC, PSI or PT   
  • reorientation: preparatory class for another school, another scientific french baccalaureate, foreign course, during the PACES (admission possible from October or during the 2nd semester)


Admission procedures

Admission based on application + motivation interview.

Procedure via an online application on our website.


Open an online application file


Admission sessions

1st session

Application deadline: February 15, 2021
Interview sessions: March 6, 2021 for the Beauvais and Rouen campuses / March 8, 2021 for the Rennes campus
Admission answer: March 22, 2021
Registration deadline: March 31, 2021

2nd session

Application deadline: March 31, 2021
Interview sessions: April 29, 30 and May 3, 2021
Admission answer: May 18, 2021
Registration deadline: May 31, 2021

3rd session (subject to availability of places)

Application deadline: May 25, 2021
Interview sessions: June 10, 14 and 15, 2021
Admission results: from June 29, 2021
Registration deadline: July 12, 2021

Jobs and opportunities

  • Director of Green Chemistry in Industry
  • Breeder of plant species and animal breeds
  • Supply/Collection Manager
  • Director of a cooperative
  • Biofuel project manager
  • Farm manager
  • Head of an agronomic department
  • Environmental manager
  • Collection manager for a waste recycling company
  • Wind power project coordinator
  • Impact study manager
  • Eco-advisor
  • Heritage manager
  • Director of a Regional Natural Area
  • Hydraulic engineer
  • Head of an analysis laboratory...
  • Research & Development Engineer
  • Marketing Manager
  • Quality Manager
  • Production manager
  • Store manager in large-scale distribution
  • Logistics manager
  • Import/Export area manager...
  • Sales engineer for intermediate products and consumer products for the food industry
  • Buyer of fresh products in mass distribution
  • Advertising and sales promotion manager
  • Marketing research manager in a research company
  • Corporate Advisor
  • Credit Analyst
  • Bank account manager
  • Research officer
  • Agricultural commodities broker (Trader)
  • Technical sales engineer in agricultural supplies
  • Agro-informatician
  • Administrative and financial manager...

Contact

Elodie BAZANTAY
Orientation and admission coordinator (Beauvais campus)
+33 (0)3 44 06 76 02
Régine BREEMEERSCH
Orientation and admission coordinator (Beauvais campus)
+33 (0)3 44 06 93 46
Céline JACQUEMOIRE
Orientation and admission coordinator (Rouen campus)
+33 (0)2 32 82 91 47