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Agri-Food Business Management

Estonian University of Life Sciences

M.A. On Campus
24 months
Duration
3000 EUR/year
2520 EUR/year
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About

Agri-Food Business Management is a joint study programme offered by Estonian University of Life Sciences that renders integrated theoretical knowledge and practical skills for understanding the agricultural and food market and managing agricultural and food industry businesses.

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Overview

The Agri-Food Business Management studies offered by Estonian University of Life Sciences will be held in all three Baltic States, which prepares the graduates for the international career in agricultural, food industry and bioeconomy businesses and organisations.

Learning outcomes

    After completing the curriculum successfully, the student:

  • demonstrate knowledge of contemporary theory and techniques of economics and business administration;
  • demonstrate in-depth knowledge of agricultural value chains;
  • utilize scientific research in business administration;
  • develop an ethical and socially responsible corporate culture through human resource management;
  • evaluate investments and design corporate financial policy;
  • understand the role of innovation and manage innovation process in their organisation;
  • evaluate competitive situation in their field of operation;
  • identify gap in existing knowledge, products and services and need for research;
  • design a research plan to solve practical problems in their field of operation;
  • apply acquired knowledge in writing master thesis;
  • effectively communicate research results;
  • demonstrate effective communication and networking skills;
  • organize and participate in team work;
  • effectively represent organisation in business negotiations;
  • demonstrate ethical and socially responsible leadership and management skills in the context of global marketplace, complex organisations and multinational teams;
  • recognise cultural diversity, its challenges and opportunities in conducting business;
  • demonstrate understanding of the ethical consequences of business decisions;
  • demonstrate understanding of global issues in context of agricultural business, concerning social, economic, political and environmental problems.

Career opportunities

The alumni will find employment and career prospects in agriculture, food industry, input supply, wholesales, retail sales, and other agriculture, food and bioeconomy related fields.

Programme Structure

The studies will be held in all three Baltic States:

First semester in Estonia

  •  Agri-food economics & policy, bioeconomy,
  • Research strategies and methods,
  • Corporate culture and human resource development,
  • Cooperative management

Second semester in Lithuania

  • Finance management,
  • Managerial accounting, and control,
  • Strategic management of agribusiness,
  • Agribusiness planning and evaluation of investment and development projects

Third semester in Latvia

  •   Operations and supply-chain management in agribusiness,
  • Innovation of food system,
  • International agri-food business marketing,
  • Integrated marketing communication in agribusiness

Fourth semester in Estonia

  •  Is dedicated to the Master’s thesis

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

The studies will be held in all three countries (Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania) starting from Estonia. 

Language

English

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.
60
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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants must hold a Bachelor's degree or its equivalent in business management, economics or related fields from a recognized and accredited university.
  • Applicants with Bachelor’s degree or professional Bachelor’s degree in other specialties are expected to have basic knowledge in management and economics and be prepared to undertake extra self-learning.
  • Applicants must support their application with a motivation letter.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    3000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3000 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2520 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2520 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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Due for update

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