Agricultural Economics, M.Sc. | University of Copenhagen | Copenhagen, Denmark
24 months
8060 EUR/year
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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.


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 problem-solving economic methods and tools.

You acquire in-depth knowledge about the economic policy landscape. In addition, you are provided with the necessary tools to analyse 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 organisations 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 organisations and companies
  • Economic consultancies and advisory services

Programme Structure

Courses included:

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

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

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

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  • International

    8060 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4030 EUR per semester during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per semester during 24 months.
  • Tuition fee: DKK 30,000 per semester

Living costs for Copenhagen

7928 - 13456 DKK /month
Living costs

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


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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