Ag­ri­cul­tural, En­vir­on­mental and Re­source Eco­nom­ics, Mas­ter of Sci­ence
University of Helsinki

USD 17,400 (Per Year)
1-2 years

Course Description


Are you looking forward to a future as an expert in Agricultural, Environmental and Resource Economics? As a graduate of our Master’s Programme in Agricultural, Environmental and Resource Economics, you can find employment in the national or international market, for example at universities, research institutes, the public sector or in business, or you can become a self-employed entrepreneur.
The Viikki Campus offers optimal resources for studying the unique range of subjects offered by our programme. Upon graduating you will be a professional in applied economics in agricultural, environmental and resource-focused fields. You will be well versed in topics such as climate policy, sustainable agriculture and food security.
The Master's programme comprises two study tracks:
1. Agricultural economics

  • Languages of instruction: Finnish, Swedish, English
2. Environmental and resource economics
  • Language of instruction: English
As a graduate you will be able to:
  • Support decision-making in the public and private sectors in various roles as a consultant, researcher or public servant  
  • Analyse and communicate the impact of policies on fields relating to agriculture, the environment and natural resources
  • Apply economic theories and quantitative methodologies, such as econometrics and numerical modelling, to issues in the field
As a graduate of the studytrack in Environmental and Resource economics you will have the ability to
  • Identify the socio-economic drivers of natural resource use and environmental degradation
  • Analyse the effects of policies on the environment and on natural resource usage
  • Formulate recommendations to support decision-making in both the public and private sectors 
  • Apply microeconomic theory and quantitative methods (econometrics, analytical and numerical dynamic modelling, game theory)
Further information about the studies on the Master's programme website.

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