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Food and Resource Economics

24 months
10600 USD/year
10600 USD/year
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Food and Resource Economics at Korea University approaches the production, distribution, and consumption issues related to the development and utilization of food and resources from an economic point of view to solve resource and environmental problems caused by economic development, and at the same time, efficient management and rational use of the food industry and resource industry to seek.


The importance of food resource economics is growing as the domestic food self-sufficiency level has recently declined and food security and the weaponization of resources have emerged as important agendas in international organizations such as the WTO, FAO, and APEC.

About the Program

Food and Resource Economics at Korea University is an applied economics that deals with food problems and problems related to the development and application of natural resources. It is a branch of social science. It is a study that approaches food-related production, consumption, marketing, policy, trade, and financial and financial issues, as well as natural resource and environmental management issues in accordance with economic development from an economic point of view of rational use of resources. Food resource economics uses techniques such as economics, business administration, statistics, and management information systems to study food distribution and logistics, natural resources and the environment, production management and agribusiness, financial finance and consumer economy, international trade and futures trading ( futures trade), welfare and information economy.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Topics in Food Marketing
  • Advanced International Food Policy
  • Applied Financial Economics
  • Law and Economics 
  • Economics of Technology
  • Food Price Analysis 
  • Applied Microeconometrics
  • Economics of Food Safety 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • The applicant must complete regular primary and secondary education, equivalent to Grades 1 to 12 in the Korean education system, either in Korea or overseas. 
  • Completion of qualification examinations and programs such as GED, homeschooling, online courses, or language schools, and so on from the level of primary, secondary to higher education are not regarded as equivalent to a regular academic school curriculum.
  •  Official language proficiency test result (TOEFL, IELTS Academic, HSK, JLPT, JPT, DELF, DALF, TOPIK, etc.) - Standardized international admissions qualifications tests (ACT, A-level, AP, IB, SAT, 高考, etc.) -
  •  National certificate of technical qualification, state certified qualification, etc. - 
  • Documents issued during and by a high school/university: prize conferred by high school/university for activities carried out at high school/university

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    10600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5300 USD per semester during 24 months.
  • National

    10600 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 5300 USD per semester during 24 months.

7.007.000 KRW

Living costs for Seoul

1853935 - 1761654 KRW /month
Living costs

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


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