Agri-food business management - Master studies

Agri-food business management
Planned:Enrolment in year 2019/20
Last updated on:2019-07-02
Type of study programmeMaster studies
DegreeMaster of Social Sciences in Management
Licence/accreditationStudy programme accredited until 31-Dec-2020
DurationFull time – 2 years
Study typeFull-time
Credit points80 (ECTS: 120)
Study languageEnglish (EN)
Study arrangementsStudy language is English. During studies international students join groups of local students or study according to an individual plan. Optional Latvian language and culture course is offered to international students
Fees2520 EUR (EU), 3000 EUR (non-EU) (2019/20)
Study programme descriptionAgri-Food Business Management is a joint degree programme that is implemented jointly by three leading life science universities in the Baltic States: Latvia University of Life Sciences and Technologies (Jelgava, Latvia), Aleksandras Stulginskis University (Kaunas, Lithuania) and Estonian University of Life Sciences (Tartu, Estonia).

The aim of the study programme is to provide students with knowledge and skills relevant for the requirements of the industry / labour market in agriculture and food processing industry, bio-economy, leadership, business and administration, finances, international marketing. After completion of the programme in addition to a joint diploma in public administration you will have unique experience from studies in international companies of the industry as well as professional contacts for the development of your future career.

Career prospects

Career opportunities for graduates are diverse and in wide range of areas. They can work in all kinds of agriculture or with food production related companies, in food processing companies, in banks or financial agencies, in agricultural consultancy firms, in research centres, in governmental and non-governmental organisations etc. on national or international level.
Further studies

Master’s degree entitles graduates to continue studies in a respective doctoral programme in universities in Latvia or abroad.
Study programme
RequirementsAcademic Bachelor’s degree obtained in undergraduate studies or the second level higher professional education. Applicants with Bachelor’s degree or professional Bachelor’s degree in other specialities are expected to have the basic knowledge in management and economics.
The requirement of the English language knowledge if your native language is not English: IELTS score 6.0, TOEFL score 547, TOEFL-iBT score 76.
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Previous name:Latvia University of Agriculture
Liela iela 2, Jelgava, LV-3001
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