Master's Degree in Rural Development in Uppsala in Sweden

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Rural Development

A masters is earned after students complete an undergraduate degree program. To obtain a masters, you usually need to complete 12 to 18 college courses that often involve completing comprehensive tests and/or a thesis.

Those who wish to work in sparsely populated areas may wish to pursue studies in rural development. This type of program is designed to teach students about the ways in which a region with few inhabitants can grow and develop economically.

Sweden, officially the Kingdom of Sweden, is a Scandinavian country in Northern Europe. Sweden borders Norway and Finland, and is connected to Denmark by a bridge-tunnel across the Øresund. Sweden is a developed post-industrial society with an advanced welfare state. The standard of living and life expectancy rank among the highest in the world.

Uppsala is the administrative city of the Archbishop off the Church of Sweden. The city is located in Uppsala County and is the 4th largest in the country. It is home to the oldest tertiary education institution in Scandinavia, the Uppsala University.

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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.... [-]