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Agricultural Engineering

Insitution:Széchenyi István University
Faculty:Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences
Course / programme name:Agricultural Engineering
Level of studies:Bachelor
Qualification:Agricultural Engineer
Language of instruction:English
Duration of the course / programme:7 semesters
Location/city of the course:Mosonmagyaróvár
Study in Hungary link:
Scholarship for Young Christian PeopleAvailable

The BSc in Agriculture (equivalent to the Agronomist course) is designed for students to obtain the knowledge
necessary to operate successfully in the different areas of agriculture, with
special regard to plant production, animal breeding and environmental aspects
related to agriculture. The training starts with a strong emphasis on basic
sciences, especially chemistry, plant and animal physiology, physics and
mathematics. The technical aspects of agriculture are important parts of the
curriculum, which also includes the fundamentals of precision agriculture. The
principal areas of training from the third semester are animal breeding and crop
production which includes all the related sciences necessary to operate as a
qualified agronomist. A special emphasis is placed on environmental aspects
and on the application of environmentally sound technologies which results not
only in less environmental load, but also in a more economical way of

Copy of secondary/high school graduation results, record of courses studied, English CV, motivation letter
Entrance examination:yes
Entrance type:written
Minimum level of language proficiency (oral):One of the following indications of English-language proficiency: (a) TOEFL IBT test score of 66, or PBT score 513, (b) Cambridge First Certificate "B", (c) IELTS score of 5.5 (d) any official certificate equal to the above mentioned
Minimum level of language proficiency (written):As per oral
Place of examination:electronic

Admission to the program is organized through the annual admission process. The programmes on offer are announced by the programme management. The University laws and regulations outline the requirements for admission.
University students writing their final exam after the application deadline must enclose a copy of their transcripts with the application form. The admission of these students is conditional.
Admission process includes two processes:
- language tests (written)
- professional admission test (written)
The secretary of the programme will notify the candidates about the exact date and time of the admission tests.
The admission test includes two separate parts: one to check language competence, and another one to check the professional background of the applicant.
Only those applicants whose admission test is borderline will be requested to take part in an interview. The admission interviews are free-flowing conversations, a forum where the applicants can defend and clarify their views and convince committee members about the validity of their application.
In its evaluation, the committee considers the following categories:
prior education/experience, language competence, secondary school leaving certificate and its class, recommendations, motivation (explaining why the applicant wants to enrol in this programme.)
The candidates will be ranked by the Admission Committee and the head of the programme will make the final acceptance/rejection decisions.
Contact person name:Dr. Attila Kovács
Contact person job position:associate professor
Contact website:
Availability of preparatory year in the Stipendium Hungaricum programme:No
Availability of specialisation year in the Stipendium Hungaricum programme:No
Min. students15
Max. students35