Rural Development and Natural Resource Management (MSc) at Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences

Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences
Sweden
Masters (MSc)

2 years
Full time
 On-campus

Course description:

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.

A Master´s degree in Rural Development and Natural Resource Management offers job prospects in fields such as with projects or organisations in the development arena, the academic world, research, the private sector, consultancy firms, policy design and facilitation, governmental or non-governmental organisations and local, national or international institutions.

School Department:

Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences

Entry Requirements:

• Admission to the Rural Development and Natural Resource Management – Master’s programme requires a first-cycle qualification comprising 180 credits and including specialised studies comprising 90 credits within one of the following disciplinary domains:  social science, natural science, or humanities

• This programme is taught in English. The applicant must further have a level of English equivalent to upper secondary school English.

Website:

Official Programme Website: https://www.slu.se/en/education/programmes-courses/masters-programmes/rural-development-and-natural-resource-management/

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