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Bachelor’s in Agronomy

Program Title: 


Qualification Awarded: 

Bachelor's in Agronomy


Agricultural and Natural Sciences

Program Credits: 

240 ECTS

Language of Instruction: 


Duration of the Programme: 

4 years

Objectives of the Programme:

The aim of the Bachelor Program in Agronomy is to prepare graduates who will excel in both, theoretical and practical activities. They will have knowledge and professional skills that meet modern requirements; they will know the agro-technical rules and norms of cultivating, as well as biological and ecological aspects of the main agricultural crops existing in Georgia and around the world.

Career Options:

Graduates of the program will have a wide range of employment options. Namely:

  • large and small farms;
  • greenhouse farms;
  • agro-consulting centres / companies;
  • ministry of environment protection and agriculture of Georgia and all regional divisions under its subordination;
  • relevant area of the retail sales networks
  • scientific-research institutes and laboratories of corresponding profile;
  • agricultural product processing enterprises and companies;
  • governmental and non-governmental organizations of agrarian profile;
  • state / private research and consulting services;
  • international projects financed by donors;
  • can become self-employed and create a farm for him or herself.

Learning Outcomes: 

After completion of the program graduates will know the origin of agricultural crops, their biology and ecology; vital processes of plants; soil types, their main characteristics, soil fertility and their processing methods; characteristic (systematic) signs of plant pests and diseases, and their ontogenesis. Doses and timings of herbicides, pesticides, fungicides usage. Methods of seed rotation planning; weed ecology.  On the basis of this knowledge, the Bachelors will be able to nurture various agricultural crops, provide them with nutrients and feeds, protect against pests and diseases, maintain soil fertility. They will be able to plan the farming production system taking into consideration soil and climate conditions. Test and introduce new technologies, manage a farm and make relevant decisions.  Selection of integrated protection of plants from harmful organisms, manifesting of naturally existing biogas reserves and their efficient use of preventive measures based on modern research methods and genetic patterns. Graduates will explore the principles of organic agriculture, production of the bioproducts and certification issues in organic agriculture. They will also be aware of the closed ground peculiarities and will have a general knowledge about agricultural machinery. 

 After completion of Bachelor Program, graduates will deploy general and specific competencies listed below:

General Competences:

  • ability to apply critical thinking, discuss and debate;
  • ability to professionally write and communicate in native language;
  • ability to write and communicate scientific material in foreign languages (English);
  • ability to adapt and act in unfamiliar and changing environments;
  • ability to work in a group;
  • ability to continuously learn and deepen the knowledge;
  • ability to use modern information and communication technologies;
  • ability to plan a research, conduct it, analyze the results and draw conclusions;
  • ability to process scientific literature, write and form a scientific publication;
  • ability to appreciate and respect differences and cultural diversity.



Specific Competences:

  • knowledge of the characteristics of plant biology, biochemical and physiological processes in the plants;
  • ability to identify ecological factors affecting bioscopy, ecosystem and biosphere and assessing their influence;
  • knowledge of the general principles of plant protection;
  • ability to evaluate soils based on the soil genesis; soil processing and its fertility management;
  • ability to determine the state of soils and its climate conditions, and connect them with the growth potential of specific plants;
  •  knowledge of the cultivation of vegetables and horticultural crops, agricultural crops, and their care and cultivation;
  • knowledge of the biological and agricultural peculiarities of horticultural crops, berries, nuts and dry subtropical crops;
  • knowledge of the bioecological and economic peculiarities of vine cultures;
  • knowledge of the mechanical technologies of the care and cultivation of agricultural crops;
  • knowledge of the general principles of organic agriculture;
  • ability to find and analyse informational materials regarding agronomic issues, formulate a substantiated conclusion about the setup of the problem and its solution;
  • ability to evaluate the existing problem and describe/explain it both verbally and in writing to both specialist and non-specialists;
  • understanding of the importance of the sustainable use, preservation and protection of the natural and agro-ecosystems in agronomy.


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