Master's Degree in Rural Development in Uppsala in Sweden

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Rural Development

A masters is the first level of graduate coursework and can be obtained after you receive a bachelor’s degree. Earning a masters usually requires two years of full-time study, which amounts to 36 to 54 semester credits.

 

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.

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 2019 Sweden Alsike 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

Why is it so difficult to collectively organise sustainable fishing in Lake Chilwa in Malawi? What are the basic ideas of development policies of the European Union and the World Bank?

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.... [-]