Discover our programs

ISA Lille offers programs in Agriculture and Bioengineering, taught in English or French. You may study fundamental life sciences in our undergraduate  courses or several comprehensive majors at the graduate level in Agricultural Science, Food Science, Environmental Science and Agricultural Economics and Marketing.

Our pedagogy: learning-by-doing and project-based approach

All of our programs combine both theoretical teaching and practical work. Our teaching methods are based on active learning in order to match the reality of the professional sector, allowing our graduates to enter the job market quickly and efficiently. The active learning approach is based on practical work in labs, case studies, industrial projects, internships in companies, field visits and more.

In every ISA program, professional immersions (internships and industrial projects) are compulsory and fully integrated into the curriculum. Thanks to this hands-on approach, you are professionally operational even before graduation from ISA. In addition, our programs include project management and intercultural activities to help you develop your abilities to work in a multicultural team and reinforce interdisciplinary skills.

Our diverse course content prepares you for a wide-range of professional opportunities, and working in both English and French means you are ready to take on the global job market.

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Credits and Grading Scale

ISA Lille uses the European Credit Transfer System to facilitate the transfer of credits and ensure the validity of learning outcomes according to the European system. In the ECTS, a full semester consists of 30 credits and a full year of study is 60 credits. ISA Lille’s credit and grading system is fully compatible with the ECTS.

In addition to a numerical note, students are given a rank-based grade relative to all students validating the course credits. A student’s general average is calculated on the totality of all marks obtained, including teaching units not validated.

Rank-based Grade Distribution among students who validated the course credits
A Top 10% of students
B Next 25% of students
C Next 30% of students
D Next 25% of students
E Remaining 10% of students
Numerical mark out of 20
> 18 Excellent
15-18 Very good
12-15 Good
10-12 Average
8-10 Satisfactory
FX Incomplete: more work required to validate course credits
F Fail: considerable work required to validate course credits
NS The size of the group doesn’t allow for the grade to be calculated. The number of students must be more than or equal to 30. The quality of the work provided is therefore indicated solely by the numerical mark out of 20.

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