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    Swedish University Of Agricultural Sciences - [SLU], Uppsala, Uppland - Courses & Fees

    Uppsala, UpplandLocation
    UniversitySchool type
    Estd 1977established year
    3745enrollment
    Public

    Master (Agricultural Economics and Management)

    2 years
    full time
    English

    Field of Study: 

    $10,112/Yr

    $10,112 /Yr

    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?

    Students on this program will study in parallel with our agronomy-economics students, forming a sizable group with a genuine interest in agriculture. The programme offers you a great opportunity to develop your understanding and skills of business administration or economics. You will choose one of these two subjects as your major on the programme, building your own profile by your choice of optional courses.

    UN's sustainable development goals in the education

    SLU's educations creates knowledge which contributes to the goals for sustainable development, both in Sweden and internationally.

    Students on this program will study in parallel with our agronomy-economics students, forming a sizable group with a genuine interest in agriculture. The Agricultural Economics and Management programme offers you a great opportunity to develop your understanding and skills of business administration or economics. You will choose one of these two subjects as your major on the programme, building your own profile by your choice of optional courses.

    In business administration you are offered courses in fields such as production economics, quantitative finance, strategic management, cooperatives and agrimarketing as well as in ethics. With a major in economics, there are choices among environmental policy, demand for agricultural products, international food system analysis and sustainable development. A number of these courses are offered jointly with Uppsala University.

    The programme, which is in English, is open to students with a Bachelor?s degree in business administration or economics, wishing to gain a deeper understanding of agricultural and agribusiness issues in particular.

    The program is given in close collaboration with the European Master's Programme in Agricultural Food and Environmental Policy Analysis (AFEPA), thus students may also benefit from the international orientation beyond the four semester Agricultural Economics and Management study programme.

    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. Agricultural Economics and Management programme graduates at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences are also well equipped to apply to a PhD programme.


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    fall Oct 16, 2019 Jan 15, 2019

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