Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet
Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences
Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet
Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences
Sveriges lantbruksuniversitet
Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences

Picture, Agricultural Economics and Management

Agricultural Economics and Management, 120 credits


What economical impact does the climate change have on agriculture? Do you want a career dealing with economic aspects of agriculture, food production and natural resources?

Ongoing structural changes make great demands of those involved in the agricultural sector. Detailed understanding of the issues is needed to meet the major challenges facing the sector. With a Master´s degree in Agricultural Economics and Management you will gain a broad understanding of business administration or economics as they apply to agriculture, agribusiness and agricultural policy.

Programme scope: 2 years, 120 credits

Next start: Uppsala 1 September 2014

Number of admission places: 15

Deadline for application: 15 January 2014

Tuition fees for non-EU/EEA/Switzerland citizens:

- First instalment: 42500 SEK

- Total programme: 170000 SEK

Future


Structural changes in the agricultural sector have created a healthy demand for economists with in-depth knowledge of business administration and economics in tha agricultural field. Economists within this skills are finding employment in the private and public sectors; potential employers include banks, financial institutions, advisory services, agricultural cooperatives, support and lobby organisations and authorities. Some of our students also become self-employed, either as consultants or in their own agricultural business. Graduated students are also well equipped to apply to a
PhD programme.

Prerequisites


Equivalent to Bachelor's degree of 180 Credits including 90 Credits in one of the following subjects:
- Business Administration
- Economics
5 Credits in Mathematics, 5 Credits in Statistics.

Knowledge equivalent to English B from upper secondary school.
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