Rural Development Engineering, MSc

Faculty: Economics and Business
Academic discipline: Agricultural Science
Qualification: Rural Development Engineer

Starting date: September/February 

Language requirements: English language proficiency (TOEFL 547 /IELTS 6.0 /oral examination)
Academic requirements: Bachelor’s degree in rural development, agricultural economics, business, or management.
4 semesters
ECTS credits: 120
Tuition fee: 7,500 USD/year
Other fees: application fee 150 USD, entrance procedure fee 350 USD
Short description:
The objective of the program is to train professionals who understand sustainable development and the present problems of rural areas based on knowledge relating to agriculture, economic management, as well as regional and rural development, who can cooperate in the determination of possible directions of development, can define special development programs, can manage their realizations and who can carry out the monitoring of processes.
Lecture, seminar: 46%
Practice: 54%
Main subjects typically include (this list is indicative and may change):
Year Main subjects
1 Rural and Environmental Policy, Human Resource Management, Rural Economics, Research Methodology, Accounting for Managers, Economic Law, Rural Security Studies, Commerce and Logistics, Integrated Settlement Development, Economics of Agriculture Sectors, Integrated Regional Development, Project Management, Economics of Agricultural Markets, Agricultural Economics and Agricultural Policy, Rural Sociology
2 Business Consulting, Local Economic Development, Alternative Management, Analysis of Agricultural Programs, Regional Planning and Programming, Community Development, Food Chain Safety Knowledge, Production and Operation Management, Thesis


Internship, practice: Students should complete a 4-week field practice.

Please find the bulletin of the program here.
Career prospects: The wide range of management and rural development skills enable graduates to pursue different careers and adapt their knowledge to different conditions in their home countries. Graduates may find employment at agricultural companies or in public administration.



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