Agribusiness and Food Economics - 2021

By Emma Susanna Hidas

The programme structure for the Master of Science in Economics with a specialization in Agribusiness and Food Economics starting in 2021 follows the 55-35-30 ECTS plan.

Study plan for the specialization in Agribusiness and Food Economics: 

Year 1:

August block: 
ECN302 Mathematics for Economists, 5 ECTS

Autumn parallell: 
ECN311 Microeconomics, 10 ECTS  
ECN306 Economics of Sustainability, 5 ECTS 
BUS350 Data Analytics in R, 5 ECTS
ECN330 Economic Integration and Trade Liberalization, 10 ECTS

January block:
BUS360 Taxes, Inequality, and Sustainability, 5 ECTS 

Spring parallell:
ECN301 Econometric methods, 10 ECTS - ECN201 Econometrics or the equivalent is a prerequisite for ECN301 and should be taken before ECN301.
BUS323 Energy and Commodity Market Analysis, 10 ECTS 

June block:
ECN263 Food Industry Economics, 5 ECTS 

Year 2: 

August block: 
ECN320 International Macroeconomics, 5 ECTS  

Autumn parallell: 
ECN305 Research Methods in Economics, 5 ECTS 
ECN303 Impact Assessment Methods, 5 ECTS 
BUS340 Supply Chain Management, 10 ECTS

January block and Spring parallell: 
M30-ECON Master's thesis, 30 ECTS

*The following courses are recommended electives: 
BUS325 Fixed Income Instruments, 10 ECTS 

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