Educational plan


Plant Science- (Classe LM -6)-Enrolled from 2018/2019 Academic Year
First semester
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language SSD
Compulsory
Evolutionary Biology of Plants 6 48 English BIO/02
Introduction to Plant Development and Signal Transduction 6 48 English BIO/01
Strategies in Experimental Biology 12 120 English BIO/04 BIO/10 BIO/11 BIO/18
Optional
Chemistry and Cellular Biochemistry 6 48 English BIO/10
Communication Tools and Scientific English 6 48 English L-LIN/12 SPS/08
Entrepreneurship and Science and Scientific English 6 48 English L-LIN/12 SECS-P/07 SECS-P/09
Molecular Genetics and Epigenetics of the Cell 6 48 English BIO/18
Second semester
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language SSD
Compulsory
Plant Development 6 48 English BIO/01
Plant Signal Transduction 6 48 English BIO/04
First semester
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language SSD
Optional
Epigenetics and Cell Differentiation 6 48 English BIO/18
Evodevo in the Green Lineage 6 48 English BIO/02
Functional Genomics 6 48 English BIO/18
High-Throughput Biology 6 48 English BIO/13
Molecular and Cellular Imaging 6 48 English FIS/03 FIS/07
Molecular Bioinformatics 6 48 English BIO/11
Patenting and Technology Transfer 6 48 English IUS/10 IUS/14
Photobiology and Bioenergy 6 48 English BIO/04 BIO/18
Second semester
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language SSD
Optional
Environmental Plant Biochemistry and Physiology 6 56 English AGR/13
Conclusive activities
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language SSD
Compulsory
Final Dissertation 24 0 English
First semester
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language SSD
Optional
Basic Statistics and Experimental Design 6 64 English AGR/02 SECS-S/02
Biostatistic, Bioinformatics and Modeling 6 48 English BIO/13
Development of Crop Ideotypes 6 56 English AGR/07
Second semester
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language SSD
Optional
Advanced Plant Cell Biotechnology 6 48 English BIO/04 BIO/18
Molecular Plant Breeding and Genetics 6 48 English BIO/18
Plant Ecology 6 48 English BIO/02
Conclusive activities
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language SSD
Compulsory
Internship 1 12 0 English
Laboratory Stage 6 0 English
Optional activities and study plan rules
1 - The student must choose one of the following courses:
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language Lesson period SSD
Evodevo in the Green Lineage 6 48 English First semester BIO/02
Plant Ecology 6 48 English Second semester BIO/02
2 - The student must choose one of the following courses:
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language Lesson period SSD
Advanced Plant Cell Biotechnology 6 48 English Second semester BIO/04 BIO/18
Chemistry and Cellular Biochemistry 6 48 English First semester BIO/10
Epigenetics and Cell Differentiation 6 48 English First semester BIO/18
Functional Genomics 6 48 English First semester BIO/18
Molecular Bioinformatics 6 48 English First semester BIO/11
Molecular Genetics and Epigenetics of the Cell 6 48 English First semester BIO/18
Molecular Plant Breeding and Genetics 6 48 English Second semester BIO/18
Photobiology and Bioenergy 6 48 English First semester BIO/04 BIO/18
3 - The student must choose one of the following courses:
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language Lesson period SSD
Biostatistic, Bioinformatics and Modeling 6 48 English First semester BIO/13
High-Throughput Biology 6 48 English First semester BIO/13
Patenting and Technology Transfer 6 48 English First semester IUS/10 IUS/14
4 - The student must choose one of the following courses:
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language Lesson period SSD
Basic Statistics and Experimental Design 6 64 English First semester AGR/02 SECS-S/02
Development of Crop Ideotypes 6 56 English First semester AGR/07
Environmental Plant Biochemistry and Physiology 6 56 English Second semester AGR/13
Molecular and Cellular Imaging 6 48 English First semester FIS/03 FIS/07
5 - The student must choose one of the following courses:
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language Lesson period SSD
Communication Tools and Scientific English 6 48 English First semester L-LIN/12 SPS/08
Entrepreneurship and Science and Scientific English 6 48 English First semester L-LIN/12 SECS-P/07 SECS-P/09
6 - Open choice courses: the student must acquire 12 CFU
There are no propaedeutic courses in Plant Science that can limit progression from the first to the second year. First- year students must acquire 40 ECTS within September 30th in order to be admitted to the second year.