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Agricultural, Environmental and Resource Economics

University of Helsinki

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?

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:

  • Academic Writing
  • Mathematics for economists
  • Mathematics for AGERE students
  • Mandatory for ERE, voluntary for AGE 
  • Microeconomics for AGERE students 
  • Microeconomics

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Eligibility to apply for a master's programme requires an applicable bachelor's degree or other equivalent qualification.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    15000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 15000 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Helsinki

975 - 1584 EUR /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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