Academic discipline: Agricultural Science

Degree: Master of Science (MSc)

Qualification: Rural Development Engineer

Duration: 4 semesters

Credits obtained: The master’s degree requires the completion of 120 credits (ETC).

Aim of the program: The objective of the program is to train professionals who understand sustainable development and the present problems of rural areas based on knowledge relating to agriculture, economic management, as well as regional and rural development, who can cooperate in the determination of possible directions of development, can define special development programs, can manage their realizations and who can carry out the monitoring of processes.


Language requirements: English language proficiency (TOEFL 547 /IELTS 6.0 /oral examination)

Entry requirements: Bachelor’s degree in rural development, agricultural economics, Business, or Management.

Lecture: 46% Practice: 54 %

Main subjects typically include (this list is indicative and may change): Rural and Environmental Policy, Human Resource Management, Rural Economics, Research Methodology, Accounting for Managers, Economic Law, Rural Security Studies, Commerce and Logistics, Integrated Settlement Development, Economics of Agriculture Sectors, Integrated Regional Development, Project Management, Economics of Agricultural Markets, Agricultural Economics and Agricultural Policy, Rural Sociology, Business Consulting, Local Economic Development, Alternative Management, Analysis of Agricultural Programs, Regional Planning and Programming, Community Development, Food Chain Safety Knowledge, Production and Operation Management, Thesis

Internship, practice: Students should complete a 4-week field practice.

Career prospects: The wide range of management and rural development skills enable graduates to pursue different careers and adapt their knowledge to different conditions in their home countries. Graduates may find employment at agricultural companies or in public administration.

Fees: Application fee 150 USD, entrance procedure fee 350 USD

Tuition Fee: 7,000 USD/year

Program taught in:
  • English (US)

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Last updated July 25, 2019
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