Masters Degree in Rural Development in Sweden

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Rural Development

A masters is awarded to students who have completed postgraduate level study in a specific field of study or area of professional practice while demonstrating a high level of mastery during the process.

The study of rural development is concerned with the economic conditions and growth in areas that are not densely populated. Topics covered in a rural economic development program might include micro- and macroeconomics, as well as agriculture and property rights.

Sweden (Sverige) is the largest of the Nordic countries, with a population of about 9.5 million. It borders Norway and Finland and is connected to Denmark via the bridge of Öresund (Öresundsbron). Sweden has a strong tradition of being an open, yet discreet country.

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Master's Programme - Rural Development and Natural Resource Management

Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences
Campus Full time 2 years August 2017 Sweden Uppsala Alnarp Umeå + 2 more

This Master's Programme - Rural Development and Natural Resource Management offers students knowledge and skills from different disciplines - with a key theoretical base in the social sciences - to create appropriate ways of managing rural problems in context. [+]

Master's Programme - Rural Development and Natural Resource Management

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There is a growing recognition that the challenges in the development and management of rural areas globally are due to a multitude of social, economic, political and ecological factors. Understanding and dealing with this complex and multi-layered reality therefore requires interdisciplinary analyses and innovative solutions. This programme offers students knowledge and skills from different disciplines - with a key theoretical base in the social sciences - to create appropriate ways of managing rural problems in context.... [-]