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Resources on earth are scarce and the needs plentiful. As a student in the Agricultural Economics programme at the University of Copenhagen, you will be equipped with methods and tools that can help tackle these huge challenges.

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Overview

As a student in the  Agricultural Economics programme at the University of Copenhagen , you will work with economics and policy in an international perspective with a special emphasis on food, agribusiness and development. You learn about the way economic incentives can regulate the consumption and production of food.

The MSc programme in Agricultural Economics is a social science programme that focuses on economic methods and tools which equip you to solve problems.

You acquire in-depth knowledge about the economic policy landscape. In addition, you are provided with the necessary tools to analyze and advise on international economics and development and/or industrial economics from a food policy perspective. During your studies, you will come across both national and global issues.

Career Opportunities

With an MSc degree in Agricultural Economics, you may find employment with various institutions and companies in Denmark as well as internationally. You may, for example, be hired by:

  • Banks and financial institutions or international organizations such as the EU and OECD
  • Ministries (e.g. the Danish Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Fisheries) and government agencies (e.g. the Danish Environmental Protection Agency), where you can contribute to establishing the basis for the policy in the food and environmental area
  • Central agricultural organizations and companies
  • Economic consultancies and advisory services

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Applied Econometrics
  • Incentives and Regulation
  • Industrial Organization
  • Advanced International Trade
  • Advanced Development Economics
  • Microeconomic and Econometric Production Analysis

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
83 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • BSc in Agricultural Economics from the University of Copenhagen
  • BSc in Economics from University of Copenhagen or University of Southern Denmark or University of Aarhus

Other Bachelor’s degrees

  • If you have a bachelor’s degree other than those listed above, you must submit additional documentation along with your application so the University can evaluate whether or not you meet the admission requirements.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    8042 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4021 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.

Tuition fee: DKK 30,000 per semester

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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