This Agricultural Economics, Marketing and Management program from ISA Lille - Graduate School of Agriculture and Bioengineering (France Agro³)   meets the current and future needs of companies (from family farms and start ups to multi-national corporations), public authorities and research laboratories by training future managers in the fields of: 

  • economic and financial themes in agriculture 
  • business development, innovation and entrepreneurship 
  • communication and marketing 

ISA has built its expertise on: 

  • applied courses in finance, marketing and communication 
  • research activities in market studies on raw materials, agricultural futures and farmers’ strategies (OPCRA, CASDAR ) 
  • an international network of partner universities 
  • industrial partnerships 

Course Objectives:

Although this general approach is taught through its technical and scientific aspects, it is crucial to include economic, sociological and ethical aspects to comprehend the notion of management and communication, both locally and globally. 

Although this general approach is taught through its technical and scientific aspects, it is crucial to include economic, sociological and ethical aspects to comprehend the notion of management and communication, both locally and globally. 


Thanks to our project-based pedagogy and integrated professional experience, ISA Lille graduates are prepared for the reality of the professional world even before they get their diploma, which is why 90% of ISA Lille alumni are employed within 6 months of graduating.


ISA Lille delivers a French National Agricultural Engineering diploma, internationally accredited by the Commission des Titres d'Ingénieurs as a Master of Science and Engineering degree.

As well as:

  • Approved and recognized by the French Government, under the authority of the French Ministries of Education and Agriculture

  • Certified by EUR-ACE and EESPIG

Programme Structure

Courses Included:

  • Introduction to Finance
  • Export

  • Decision Tools : statistics and market research

  • Introduction to Marketing

  • Purchase and Procurement

  • Digital Business

  • B-to-B Marketing

  • Business Development

  • Summer Internship


Open to students from different countries and sometimes very disparate cultural traditions, the intercultural dimension therefore plays an important role in the program. The internationalization of students’ skills and personal qualities will therefore quickly take concrete form.


The program is entirely taught in English by an international team of Professors, researchers and professionals in the food sector, from France and abroad (staff coming from partner universities and partner companies). Students therefore benefit from the additional global expertise of professors and experts from France and other countries.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    We accept applications on a rolling basis. Please apply as soon as possible to ensure enough time to complete visa and scholarship applications.

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    120 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
    • French
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
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English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

General Requirements

  • Minimum Bachelor degree in Life Sciences (Agriculture, Food Science, Biology, or related field)
  • B2 level in language of instruction (French or English) certified by an official test score (DELF, DALF, French Bac).
  • French is NOT required for admission to English-taught programs, but is highly recommended

Tuition Fee

Please contact us for details about tuition fees.

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Living costs for Lille

  • 741 - 1150 EUR/month
    Living Costs

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


Successful candidates who confirm their enrollment by April 15 will automatically benefit from a 10% reduction on their first-year tuition fees.

See our website for more financial aid opportunities.

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.

Agricultural Economics, Marketing and Management, MScEng
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