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Agricultural, Environmental and Resource Economics

M.Sc.
24 months
Duration
15000 EUR/year
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About

By studying in the Master’s Programme in Agricultural, Environmental and Resource Economics from University of Helsinki, you qualify as an expert with a set of skills needed to address tomorrow’s questions already today. Which question will you solve?

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Overview

Are you looking forward to a future as an expert in Agricultural, Environmental and Resource Economics ? Upon graduating from the Master's Programme in  Agricultural, Environmental and Resource Economics from  University of Helsinki ,  you will be a professional in applied economics in agricultural, environmental and resource-focused fields. You will be well versed in topics such as climate policy, sustainable agriculture and food security. The Master's programme comprises two study tracks:

  • Agricultural Economics
  • Environmental and Resource Economics

As a graduate of the study track in agricultural economics, you will have the ability to:

  • Be an expert in business management and economics with knowledge of the special features of agriculture, rural enterprises, the food market and related policies
  • Apply economic and management theories and appropriate methodologies, such as econometrics, numerical modelling to issues in the field

As a graduate of the study track in environmental and resource economics, you will have the ability to:

  • Identify the socio-economic drivers of natural resource use and environmental degradation
  • Analyse the effects of policies on the environment and on natural resource usage
  • Formulate recommendations to support decision-making in both the public and private sectors 
  • Apply microeconomic theory and quantitative methods (econometrics, analytical and numerical dynamic modelling, and game theory).

Upon graduating, you can find employment in the national or international market, for example at universities, research institutes, the public sector or in business, or you can become a self-employed entrepreneur.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Agricultural markets and policy
  • Production economics and farm management
  • Rural entrepreneurship
  • Environmental and natural resources economics
  • Environmental economics

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Application period: 1 December- 15 January

Language

English, Finnish, Swedish

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated 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.
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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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • An officially certified copy of the degree certificate/diploma
    • An official transcript of records or an officially certified copy of the transcript
    • A diploma supplement (if available)
    • Please also submit authorised translations of these documents in Finnish, Swedish or English, if necessary.
    If you wish to use any additional degrees or studies as grounds for application, please also submit the following documents related to them:
    • Certified copy of the degree certificate/diploma
    • Official transcript of records or a certified copy of the transcript
    • Please also submit authorised translations of these documents in Finnish, Swedish or English, if necessary.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15000 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

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

Citizens of non-EU/EEA countries, who do not have a permanent residence status in the area and pursue their studies in English, are liable to pay tuition fees.

Funding

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