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 48 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
Biostatistic, Bioinformatics and Modeling 6 48 English BIO/13
Second semester
Courses or activities ECTS Total hours Language SSD
Optional
Advanced Plant Cell Biotechnology 6 48 English BIO/04 BIO/18
Development of Crop Ideotypes 6 48 English AGR/07
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
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
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
Photobiology and bioenergy 6 48 English First semester BIO/04 BIO/18
Advanced Plant Cell Biotechnology 6 48 English Second semester BIO/04 BIO/18
Molecular plant breeding and Genetics 6 48 English Second semester 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
Molecular and Cellular Imaging 6 48 English First semester FIS/03 FIS/07
Development of Crop Ideotypes 6 48 English Second semester AGR/07
Environmental Plant Biochemistry and Physiology 6 48 English Second semester AGR/13
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 30 in order to be admitted to the second year.