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Agri-food Economics and Trade

Poznan University of Life Sciences

24 months
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Master’s degree in the field of Agri-food Economics and Trade at the Poznan University of Life Sciences provides graduates with in-depth knowledge and skills in micro- and macroeconomics, international economics, international marketing, agri-food policy, trade policy, as well as commercial law. 

Overview

This course in Agri-food Economics and Trade at the Poznan University of Life Sciences is dedicated to students who want to perform a managerial role in business entities and institutions, or run their own business internationally, especially in the food economy. The course is open to applicants who have a Bachelor’s degree in at least one of the following fields of studies: Economics, Finances and Accounting, Management, Business Administration, International Relations or related fields of studies. Candidates must have essential knowledge and skills in economics at the academic level.

The course focuses on broadening students’ knowledge of economic processes and interdependencies, including open economy mechanisms. You will be familiar with the essence and role of national and international economic institutions, especially those dealing with international trade. 

We will help you understand the specific functioning of agribusiness operators in an open economy and the economic and organisational consequences of this specificity. We will provide you the knowledge in the field of functioning principles and development patterns of the agri-food sector and rural areas, agri-food policy objectives and tools used at national and international level, as well as specificities of financing methods for agribusiness operators. 

Career options

  • Graduates are prepared to undertake jobs in business entities including senior-level management, especially in agriculture and food industry, commodity exchanges, foreign trade companies or affiliates of transnational corporations. 
  • You will also be able to work in other institutions and economic organizations, such as banks or insurance companies, chambers of commerce, local and central government units, regional government units, consulting firms or international organizations related to agri-food economy and trade. 
  • You will also be prepared to run your own business internationally or to go on to work in research and education.

Programme Structure

Main modules
  • Econometrics and economic processes forecasting
  • Managerial economics
  • International economics
  • International commercial law
  • Agri-food policy
  • World economy and agriculture
  • International marketing of agri-food products

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

October 2016

Language

English

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

Entry requirements

BSc in:

  • Economics
  • Finances and Accounting
  • Management
  • Business Administration
  • International Relations
  • or related fields of studies

Tuition Fee

  • The tuition fee is co-financed by the European Union within the European Social Fund.
  • Student is not obliged to pay any tuition fee.

Living costs for Poznan

1920 - 3021 PLN /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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