Agricultural, Environmental and Resource Economics - MSc (Agriculture and Forestry)


University of Helsinki    International Masters Degree Programmes

Full time September MSc 2 years
Economics (10) Environmental Sciences (13)

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Are you passionate about Agricultural, Environmental and Resource Economics? Our MSc programme in Agriculture and Forestry offers two study tracks: Agricultural Economics and Environmental and Resource Economics. As a graduate, you'll be equipped with the expertise to excel in various fields, including academia, research institutes, the public sector, or as a self-employed entrepreneur. You'll delve into topics like sustainable agriculture, climate policy, and food security. The programme provides a personalised study plan, practical training, and seminars to enhance your career prospects. Entry requirements can be found on our university website. Join us and become a professional in applied economics for a sustainable future.

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Goal of the pro­gramme

Are you looking forward to a future as an expert in Agricultural, Environmental and Resource Economics? As a graduate of our Master’s Programme in Agricultural, Environmental and Resource Economics, you can find employment in the national or international market, for example at universities, research institutes, the public sector or in business, or you can become a self-employed entrepreneur.

The Viikki Campus offers optimal resources for studying the unique range of subjects offered by our programme. Upon graduating you will be a professional in applied economics in agricultural, environmental and resource-focused fields. You will be well versed in topics such as climate policy, sustainable agriculture and food security.

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Entry Requirements

See course description on university website for further admission details.


Fees

Tuition fee per year (non-EU/EEA students): 15000 €

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Where is University of Helsinki

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Scholarships

Scholarships are intended for excellent students from outside the EU/EEA and Switzerland who want to complete a Master's programme at the University of Helsinki.

Each degree programme may award scholarships covering either 50% or 100 % of the tuition fee.

Tuition fees range from 13 000 to 18 000 euros.

Duration of the scholarship is two years. For all scholarships, students are required to study full time (earn at least 55 ECTS per year) to fulfil the requirements of the scholarship. After the first study year, the progress of your studies will be checked and, depending on your progress, the scholarship will be continued.

Value of Scholarship(s)

6500 euro - 18000 euro

Eligibility

All candidates must meet the following requirements:

- You are eligible for the Master’s programme at the University of Helsinki.
- You are liable for tuition fees: Citizens of non-EU/EEA countries who do not have permanent residence status in the EU/EEA area are liable for tuition fees.
- You meet the requirements for obtaining an entry visa and residence permit for Finland.
- You have obtained excellent results in your previous studies and can prove this in your application.

Application Procedure

How to apply for a scholarship

Find the Master's programme you want to apply to on https://www.helsinki.fi/en/degree-programmes/atmospheric-sciences-masters-programme
See the instructions on how to apply to the Master’s programme and prepare the necessary attachments.
Apply for a scholarship with the same application form used to apply to the Master's programme.
Submit all scholarship-related documents together with the other enclosed documents of your application to the Master's Programme.
Selection process

Scholarships are granted based on academic merit.

The Master's programme conducts an academic assessment of your degree application and your scholarship application.
The Master's programme makes a proposal to the Scholarship Committee concerning the scholarship application.
The Scholarship Committee makes the final decision on the scholarship.
If you are awarded a scholarship, you will receive an official acceptance letter with the information about your scholarship status.


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