Msc.International Development and Agricultural Economics

The MSc programme International Economic Development has been designed for graduates of the BSc programme Agricultural Specialisation, or for BSc graduates with a solid background in economics, international relations and agricultural or environmental sciences. The programme offers advanced studies in management and international cooperation with developing countries and meets the goals of the Millennium Development Programme (MDP), approved by the UN General Assembly in September 2000. Students acquire advanced knowledge and professional skills as well as critical awareness of the problems relating to their area of studies and interactions with other areas, such as development economics, international trade and marketing, econometrics, sociology, rural development, project management, rural extension and international financing. Graduates will be well prepared for a professional career in developing countries, in the agro-industry sector, in the service sector, in the processing industry, in education and jobs related to international and non-governmental organizations. Their specialised knowledge is enhanced by basic knowledge of international developmental organizations and NGO, microfinancing, specifics of regional studies of African, Asian and Latin American regions, international law, diplomacy and other social sciences. Erasmus exchange students can enrol for one or two semesters.

Application

Applications start 1st November 2016
Applications end 31st March 2017
Start of study: 2nd October 2017
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Admission requirements

The prerequisite for studying in the Master's study program is the completion of a Bachelor's degree (see Article 1 of Act No. 147/2001 Coll.). Graduates of schools from abroad must show a level of education in accordance with Act No.111/1998 Coll. by means of a certificate which confirms the level of education achieved and the qualifications obtained at the foreign university. The MSc. study course is directly linked to the BSc study course "Sustainable Rural Development in the Tropics and Subtropics" - 4106R033, however the graduates of other BSc courses with agricultural, economic, management and development studies profiles are encouraged to apply. They must pass an admission examination in English in the form of an interview focused on his/her bachelor thesis topic and motivation for studies as well as written test on the basics of agricultural economics and world geography.

Contact

http://www.czu.cz
Degree master post bachelor
Study duration 2 years
Language English
Place Prague
School fees € 185 per year 1

1 Deadline for application might be postponed. For detailed info contact Ing. Petra Chaloupkova, Ph.D. (chaloupkova@ftz.czu.cz).

Česká zemědělská univerzita v Praze