Rural Development (IMRD)

Ghent University
Belgium
Masters (IMRD)

2 years
Full time
 On-campus

Course description:

IMRD, part of the Erasmus Mundus scholarship programme, is a joint degree which offers you the opportunity to study rural development in its diversity of international approaches and applications. The 2 year master programme (120 ECTS) is jointly organized by 12 institutes leading in agricultural economics and rural development from all over the world.

IMRD offers a combination of basic and specialized theoretical and practical training in technical, economic and social sciences. This competitive master programme has a high extent of international student mobility, making it possible to learn from specialists worldwide.

School Department:

Faculty of Bioscience Engineering at Ghent University

Entry Requirements:

• Applicants must have at least a Bachelor’s degree of min. 3 years from a university or recognized equivalent in preferably bioscience engineering or agricultural sciences, (preferably agricultural economics) with good overall scores (at least a second class or equivalent, preferably higher).

• Applicants must be able to demonstrate through their transcripts basic science training in: (i) mathematics and/or statistics; (ii) life sciences; and (iii) social sciences/sociology and/or rural development and/or economics.

• Language requirements:

The English language proficiency can be met by providing a certificate (validity of 5 years) of one of the following tests:
– TOEFL IBT 80
– TOEFL PBT 550
– ACADEMIC IELTS 6,5 overall score with a minimum of 6,0 for writing
– CEFR B2 Issued by a European university language centre
– ESOL CAMBRIDGE English CAE (Advanced)

Language of instruction is not accepted anymore, except applicants who are nationals from or have obtained a bachelor and/or master degree in a higher education institute with English as mode of instruction in USA, Australia, New Zealand, United Kingdom, Republic of Ireland or Canada, and in the latter case a certificate that the mode of instruction was English has to be submitted.

Website:

Official Programme Website: https://www.ugent.be/bw/en/education/master-programmes/rural-development

Scholarships available:

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