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Masters in Rural Development & Natural Resource Management

SLU - Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences
Uppsala
English

Program description

Masters in Rural Development & Natural Resource Management SLUThe Masters in Rural Development & Natural Resource Management at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU) in Sweden is an education course which provides a broad knowledge of the social sciences of managing rural problems.

SLU's 2-year Masters in Rural Development & Natural Resource Management offers students an understanding not only of natural resource and rural development management, but also a specialized knowledge of the various related dimensions. Students are taught how best to facilitate development projects and gain skills in conducting research. 

Topics covered in the Masters in Rural Development & Natural Resource Management are:

  • technologies and solutions for sustainable farming
  • fishing and forestry
  • aid in poor and weak welfare states
  • rural change
  • the role of non-farm and off-farm activities, as well as farming practices

Upon completion of the Masters in Rural Development & Natural Resource Management, graduates are well-prepared to work in the development arena, the academic world, the private sector, consultancy firms, policy design and facilitation, and local, national or international institutions.

Admission requirements

Admission requirements for the Masters in Rural Development & Natural Resource Management at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU) in Sweden are:

  • Equivalent to Bachelor’s degree of 180 HEC including 90 HEC in one of the following subject areas:
    - Natural Science
    - Social Sciences
  • Knowledge equivalent to English B from upper secondary school. Required results at internationally recognized tests are:
    TOEFL computerbased minimum 213
    TOEFL internetbased minimum 79
    TOEFL paperbased mimimum 550
    IELTS score of at least 6,0, no band lower than 5,0
    Cambridge CPE or CAE: pass

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Tuition fees

The tuition fee for the Masters in Rural Development & Natural Resource Management at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU) in Sweden is 240,000 SEK for the entire program.

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SLU - Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences

Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU)

The Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences is a world-class university in life and environmental sciences. SLU is a top-ranked school in research, educational quality and creativity, and has about 3,500 full-time undergraduate students and over 700 PhD students. Students enrolled...


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SLU - Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences

Arrheniusplan 4
750 07 Uppsala
Sweden

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