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Master’s degree in Resource Economics and Sustainable Development (RESD)
University of Bologna
|Address||School of Economics Management and Statistics - Rimini Campus, Bologna, Via Angherà 22, 47921 Rimini, Italy|
|Tel. No.||+39 0541 434 119|
|Web address||Course website|
|Course||Master’s degree in Resource Economics and Sustainable Development (RESD)|
|Type of course||Full-time|
|Length of course||2 years|
|Date of commencement||21st September|
|Class size||40/50 students|
|Student grants / Financial assistance:||The University of Bologna offers study grants to International Students: Unibo Action 1 and 2. RESD offers scholarships to best students of the year.|
|Exchange partner schools:||University of Wageningen, University of Southern Denmark in Odense|
|Major recruiters of our graduates||Public and private institutions, agencies, NGOs and stakeholder organizations………….|
|Student profile||1. Ratio of National / Overseas students 70% national; 30% International|
2. Ratio of Men / Women: 50%Women; 50% men
3. Age range. 20-30
|Admission requirements|| - Bachelor’s Degree in one of the following major: Economics, Political Science, Statistics, Mathematics and Natural Sciences, Chemistry, Biology, Engineering |
- Transcript of Records
- Motivation letter
- English B2 level
|Programme Director||Prof. Rainer Andergassen|
|Contact details for application||Manuela Genghi|
Are you interested in tackling the environmental challenges of tomorrow and the issues of sustainable development?
RESD offers an excellent preparation in environmental economics, a critical understanding of the issues involved in sustainable development both from a theoretical and practical perspective and of the complex interactions between economic decisions, market forces, governmental policies and the environment.
RESD graduates will be able to critically evaluate the qualitative and quantitative implications of environmental policies and to autonomously produce, research and forecast concerning the evolution of markets for natural resources and to contribute to the design, production and marketing of products compatible with the sustainability of natural resources.
RESD courses will provide an in-depth analysis of natural resources, taking into account the institutional setup of markets and the competitive strategies of firms.
Why should I study this degree?
RESD graduates will be able to employ tools and standard methods in economics and management to environmental and resources related issues, to interact with engineers and chemists thanks to their interdisciplinary educational background and to work in the public and private institutions, agencies, NGOs and stakeholder organizations.
Founded in 1088, the University of Bologna is the oldest academic institution in the Western world and is one of the most important higher education institutions in Italy and the whole of Europe.
It offers a variety of excellent, internationally recognized programmes and provides its students with many opportunities for gaining experience abroad. The national and international ranking lists place Bologna among the world's top universities for the quality of its teaching and research.
A degree from the University of Bologna is a "callingcard" recognised in Italy and abroad and an added advantage for entering the job market!
The School of Economics, Management and Statistics offers students in these disciplines an ideal context in which to acquire a globally oriented cultural and professional grounding. It works on a multi-campus basis, with learning opportunities being shared between the Campuses of Bologna, Forlì and Rimini.
Internationalization is a watchword of the entire School. Students have a unique opportunity to expand their academic horizon having the chance to choose among a variety of master’s and bachelor’s degrees offered in English, some of which run together with other European universities, leading to the issue of double or multiple qualifications. All these opportunities add value to the School’s academic offer and project its activity on an increasingly global scale.
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