The Master degree is comprised of teaching and other educational activities for a total of 120 ECTS and it is entirely taught in English.
The core parts initially provide a series of teachings instrumental to the disciplines involved in the course (mathematics, statistics, econometrics, law, economic history) and then its organization is balanced between common core teaching in the following areas: business (Accounting, Environmental management), economics (Microeconomics, Environmental & natural resource economics), and the environment (Agri-food economics, International agri-food markets and policy).
From the end of the first year, students are invited to choose between two curricula:
- Curriculum A – Environmental and Energy Economics – aimed to provide professional training in energy and environmental economics, and focused on sustainable economic development, evaluation of environmental assets, energy markets and policies, management of natural and environmental resources, environment policies, economic impacts of climate change, adaptation strategies and mitigation policies for climate change and and international climate change agreements.
- Curriculum B – Economics and Management of the Agri-Food System – aimed to provide professional training in the managements and administration of national and international companies in the agri-food sector, focusing on the analysis of economic and policy problems of the agri- food system. Expertise and instruments are provided to analyze and manage problems caused by economic and trade integration, to deal with internationalization issues, to assess company strategies, to study and manage national and international value chains, consumer behavior, marketing strategies, food safety problems, and rural development.
Mandatory courses 57 ECTS
Mandatory courses 12 ECTS
Environmental and Energy Economics 18 ECTS
Economics and Management of the Agri-Food System 18 ECTS
Elective + Stage (9 + 3 ECTS)
Master thesis 21 ECTS