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International Agricultural Development

University of California, Davis

12 months
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About

The International Agricultural Development interdisciplinary graduate group at the University of California, Davis, provides students with knowledge and skills to implement, facilitate, and manage programs that enhance agricultural development, resource management, and rural life, particularly in developing and less-industrialized regions of the world.

Overview

Key facts

The International Agricultural Development program offered by the University of California, Davis, provides both breadth and depth components. The required breadth components provide students with an understanding of international development issues related to agriculture and the environment. These include the history and philosophy of development, leadership and management techniques, fundamentals of crop and livestock farming systems, and agricultural economics. The depth component is acquired through a student’s area of specialization. These may include agricultural and resource economics, agricultural engineering, agronomy, animal science, anthropology, aquaculture, avian sciences, community development, ecology, economics, entomology, environmental design, environmental toxicology, food science, gender, geography, horticulture, nutrition, plant pathology, plant biology, plant protection and pest management, political science, pomology, preventive veterinary medicine, range science, sociology, soil science, sustainable agriculture, vegetable crops, viticulture, and water science. In addition to the Master of Science, the program offers a Certificate in Development Practice. This program is available to registered students in any UC Davis graduate program and includes coursework in international development, energy production and use in developing countries, entrepreneurship, human nutrition, and a development practicum.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Intermediate Microeconomics
  • Quantitative Methods in Agricultural Economics (Econometrics)
  • Quantitative Analysis for Business Decisions
  • Mathematical Economics
  • Natural Resource Economics

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
80

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3
GRE admission requirements GRE®
Required

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
80

Other requirements

General requirements

  • IAD admission decisions are based on the candidate’s entire application package, including academic degree(s), transcripts (prior academic performance), statement of purpose and personal statement, relevant experience, letters of reference, as well as  room in the program.
  • By the time they enroll, successful applicants must hold a bachelor’s degree or the equivalent that is comparable to a degree from the University of California both in distribution of academic subject matter and in scholarship achievement.
  • UC Davis graduate programs are no longer accepting paper transcripts as a part of the application process.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    26544 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 26544 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    26544 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 26544 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    11442 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 11442 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Davis

1100 - 1600 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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