Master of Agribusiness
Is Agribusiness for you? Read below about the possibilities it offers.

Master of Agribusiness

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Agribusiness – a Masters degree for agricultural economists

The ever-increasing world population and growing pressure on our global resources demands experts in the field of agribusiness. Graduates from Agricultural studies have the analytical skills and qualitative research techniques to find solutions for these issues. While covering the essential aspects of economics, business management, and marketing, this programme aims especially at the characteristics and the problems of the food chain, both in Europe and globally.

The Master of Agribusiness contents

Core elements of this Masters study include modules on Applied Economics, the Food Chain, Global Agricultural and Food Markets, Business Strategies, Rural Policies, and Environmental Economics. Most universities offer optional modules and group projects for students to specialise and gain a deeper understanding of a chosen subject.

Prerequisite for this Masters course is usually a Bachelors degree in a related field like Agricultural Science or Food Management. For more information on application procedures and requirements, please consult the university of your choice.

Possible Careers for a Master in Agribusiness

Depending on your university, you will hold your Master of Science degree after one or two years. After this, there are numerous career paths to consider:

  • Management and consultancy
  • Postgraduate training
  • Commodity trading with agribusiness corporations
  • Buying for one of the big food concerns
  • Marketing
  • Research and technologies

A range of universities that offer a Masters in Agribusiness:

    study programmes     universities
  Agricultural Development Economics   comprehensive profile   University of Reading
  Agriculture and Development   comprehensive profile   University of Reading
  Agricultural and Food Economics (Res)   comprehensive profile   University of Reading
  Agricultural Economics   comprehensive profile   University of Reading
  Managing Rural Development     SOAS, University of London
  Conservation and Land Management     Bangor University
  Sustainable and Efficient Food Production     Aberystwyth University
  Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences     Aberystwyth University
  Animal Science     Aberystwyth University
  Agricultural and Food Industry Research     University of Birmingham
  Land Economy (Rural Surveying/Rural Property Management)     University of Aberdeen
  Agricultural and Environmental Science     Newcastle University
  Agriculture (Doctoral Research)     Newcastle University
  MBA Advanced Farm Management     Royal Agricultural University
  Livestock Science     Aberystwyth University
  Food and Rural Development Research     Newcastle University
  Agricultural Ecosystems: Management for Sustainability     University of Bristol
  International Masters in Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security     Lancaster University
  Agroforestry     Bangor University
  Agricultural Systems     Bangor University
  Sustainable Agriculture and Food Security     Newcastle University
  Agricultural Economics     SOAS, University of London
  MBA International Food and Agribusiness     Royal Agricultural University
  Economics     SOAS, University of London
  Agricultural Technology Systems and Management     Royal Agricultural University
  African Agriculture at the Crossroads     Royal Agricultural University
  Agroforestry (MPhil)     Bangor University
  Sustainable Forest and Nature Management (SUFONAMA)     University of Copenhagen
  Inżynieria rolnicza     Uniwersytet Przyrodniczy w Poznaniu
  Agricultural Economics     Universität Hohenheim
  Ökologische Landwirtschaft     Universität Kassel
  Produzioni agroalimentari e gestione degli agroecosistemi     Università di Pisa
  Rural Development     University of Queensland
  International Land and Water Management     Wageningen University
  Economie et sociologie rurales     Université de Liège
  Rural Management     Curtin University Australia
  Agrarmanagement     Technische Universität München
  Ecosystem Health & Natural Resource Management     University of Maryland
  Agrarwirtschaft     FH Südwestfalen
  Agribusiness Development     Aeres University of Applied Sciences
  ...     ...

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