01.2/MSc Agricultural and Applied Economics

Title:  Master of Science (Agricultural and Applied Economics)Arise Blank

Application Reference EU Code: 01.2 Website Reference: NR005  

This programme involves collaboration of sixteen universities in eastern, central and southern africa region. Credits per semester: A minimum of 5 courses per semester of 45 hours each (15 credits), research project in second year.

Duration (in semesters): 4 semesters  


The programme  is designed to (i) what is considered a high dose of zoloft. equip professionals with knowledge and skills essential for transforming  the agro-food sectors and rural economies of the region in an environmentally sustainable fashion, (ii) conform to international "best practices" while adapting skills to the region's specific features.

Structure and Content:

Core: Microeconomics, Mathematics for Economists,  Statistics  for Economists, Issues in Agricultural and Applied Econo1nics, Production Economics, Macroeconomics, Econometrics, Research Methods, Management and Thesis, Institutional and Behavioral Economics. Elective courses.

  • Environment and Natural Resource Management: Environment and Natural Resource Management, Environmental Valuation and Policy, Quantitative Methods in Environmental Economics, Natural Resource Economics and Management, Project  Planning and Management.
  • Agricultural Trade and Policy: Agricultural Policy Analysis, Consumer Demand Analysis, Quantitative Analysis of Agricultural Policy, International Trade and Policy, Agricultural Marketing and Price  Analysis,  Project Planning and Management.
  • Agriculture and Rural Development: Agricultural and Rural Development, Factor Market Analysis, Farm Management and Production, Farming Systems and  Sustainable Livelihood Analysis, Science and Technology Analysis, Quantitative Analysis of Agricultural Policy, Food Policy Analysis,  Social  Organization  in Agriculture, Gender and Economic Development, Project Planning and Management.
  • Agribusiness Management: Agribusiness Management, Finance and Risk management, Agribusiness Supply Chain Management, Quantitative Methods in Agribusiness Management, Microfinance, Project Planning and Management, Research Project.

Learning Outcomes:

Trained professionals address the challenges posed by far reaching changes in global and local economies, technology, and marketing, by adapting their advanced knowledge and methods to the particular institutional, political and economic circumstances of the region. Ability to analyse implications of changes in trade and where to buy diflucan over the counter. macroeconomic policy to studying the performance of local markets for agricultural products, services and inputs. Ability to undertake technical feasibility to new products and processes.  

Recognition Obtained/Employability:

UON degrees are recognised nationally and internationally. Graduates work in national/county governments of various countries, private companies, NGOs and civil societies, international organizations and agencies, colleges and universities, self enterprises etc.

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