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General Description
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Brief History
The Department of Agricultural Economics was established in 1985 within the Faculty of Agriculture of Uludag University. The Department of Agricultural Economics started to accept undergraduate students in the 1993-1994 academic year. The Department of Agricultural Economics consists of two disciplines: Agricultural Management and Agricultural Policy and Extension. In the Department of Agricultural Economics, graduate education was started in 1986 and doctorate education in 1993. The non-thesis master´s program was opened in 2014.
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Qualification Awarded
Students who successfully complete the program are entitled to receive a Non-Thesis Master´s degree in Agricultural Economics.
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Level of Qualification
Second Cycle
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Specific Admission Requirements
Candidates must have a bachelor´s degree in a science approved by the Department of Agricultural Economics and the Board of Directors of the Institute. ALES and foreign language certificate are not required for applications made to the non-thesis master´s program. Acceptance of the candidates to the master´s degree without thesis is determined by the interview made by the Department of Agricultural Economics and the interview grade evaluated. The order of success is made according to the interview grade.
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Specific arrangements for the recognition of prior learning
The provisions in “Regulation on Transfer among Associate and Undergraduate Degree Programs, Double Major, and Subspecialty and the Principals of Credit Transfer among Institutions in Higher Education Institutions” are applied.
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Qualification Requirements and Regulations
Non-Thesis Master´s program consists of 2 course periods and 1 project period. A non-thesis master´s degree in Agricultural Economics is given to students who have taken at least 36 credits (90 ECTS) from the courses available in the Non-Thesis Master´s program and have successfully completed all of them, and have achieved a weighted grade point average of at least 70 out of 100.
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Profile of The Programme
The basic tasks of Agricultural Economics Department are to analyze the systems, which include production, consumption and distribution, supplying inputs regarding agricultural goods and services, ensure management of natural resources through principles of Economics and train individuals who think contemporary and analytically by schooling and research. Furthermore, contributing to science and technology in related field and transferring owned knowledge to practice are also among the basic tasks of Agricultural Economics Department. In this context, in order to train individuals who have been equipped with contemporary knowledge and skills, who knows the economic problems in agriculture, agricultural businesses, especially food industry, natural resources and environment, who can produce scientific solutions to these problems, is the main target of Agricultural Economics Department by carrying out undergraduate and graduate education.
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Key Learning Outcomes & Classified & Comparative
1. To contribute to the field by researching in theory and practice with an interdisciplinary understanding and ensuring the publication of these researches in national and international settings.
2. To benefit from the research funding and opportunities, which the public and other sources provide, effectively and rationally.
3. Acquisition of integrated approaches to topics and recognizing of concepts regarding general and agriculture economics
4. Acquisition of learning the ways of increasing the productivity by practicing main principles of economics into agriculture
5. Skill of productive and more efficient management of agribusiness
6. Skill of recognizing, analyzing and resolving the issues
7. Ability of creation, assessment and practicing of projects
8. Skill of recognizing producer organizations and making new organizations
9. Ability of participation to interdisciplinary team-work
10. Acquisition of increasing knowledge and skills in social area with capacity of becoming a leader
11. To be able to take part in team-work and undertake individual responsibility when needed as economists who have trade, societal and ethical merits with required scientific formation
12. To be able to use Turkish Language efficiently in written and verbal communication; to have knowledge of foreign language in order for exploring international scientific literature regarding his/her topic
SKILLS Cognitive - Practical
  • Acquisition of integrated approaches to topics and recognizing of concepts regarding general and agriculture economics
  • Skill of productive and more efficient management of agribusiness
  • To contribute to the field by researching in theory and practice with an interdisciplinary understanding and ensuring the publication of these researches in national and international settings.
  • Acquisition of learning the ways of increasing the productivity by practicing main principles of economics into agriculture
  • Skill of recognizing, analyzing and resolving the issues
  • Ability of creation, assessment and practicing of projects
KNOWLEDGE Theoretical - Conceptual
  • Ability of creation, assessment and practicing of projects
  • To contribute to the field by researching in theory and practice with an interdisciplinary understanding and ensuring the publication of these researches in national and international settings.
  • Acquisition of integrated approaches to topics and recognizing of concepts regarding general and agriculture economics
COMPETENCES Field Specific Competence
  • Acquisition of learning the ways of increasing the productivity by practicing main principles of economics into agriculture
  • Skill of productive and more efficient management of agribusiness
  • Acquisition of integrated approaches to topics and recognizing of concepts regarding general and agriculture economics
  • To benefit from the research funding and opportunities, which the public and other sources provide, effectively and rationally.
  • Skill of recognizing, analyzing and resolving the issues
  • Ability of participation to interdisciplinary team-work
  • Acquisition of increasing knowledge and skills in social area with capacity of becoming a leader
  • Ability of creation, assessment and practicing of projects
  • To be able to take part in team-work and undertake individual responsibility when needed as economists who have trade, societal and ethical merits with required scientific formation
  • Skill of recognizing producer organizations and making new organizations
COMPETENCES Competence to Work Independently and Take Responsibility
  • Acquisition of integrated approaches to topics and recognizing of concepts regarding general and agriculture economics
  • To contribute to the field by researching in theory and practice with an interdisciplinary understanding and ensuring the publication of these researches in national and international settings.
COMPETENCES Communication and Social Competence
  • Skill of recognizing producer organizations and making new organizations
  • Acquisition of increasing knowledge and skills in social area with capacity of becoming a leader
  • To be able to use Turkish Language efficiently in written and verbal communication; to have knowledge of foreign language in order for exploring international scientific literature regarding his/her topic
  • Ability of participation to interdisciplinary team-work
  • To be able to take part in team-work and undertake individual responsibility when needed as economists who have trade, societal and ethical merits with required scientific formation
COMPETENCES Learning Competence
  • Acquisition of integrated approaches to topics and recognizing of concepts regarding general and agriculture economics
  • To benefit from the research funding and opportunities, which the public and other sources provide, effectively and rationally.
  • To contribute to the field by researching in theory and practice with an interdisciplinary understanding and ensuring the publication of these researches in national and international settings.
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Occupational Profiles of Graduates With Examples
Food industry (public, private, cooperatives and units Banking and insurance sector Institutions related to agriculture Private farms, green houses and animal husbandry farms Industry of irrigation equipment and agricultural machinery Agricultural input marketing firms (agricultural chemicals and supermarkets etc.) Agricultural production marketing firms (wholesalers, traders etc.) Consulting firms Expertise of property assessment (authority) Preparation and assessment of agricultural and food project
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Access to Further Studies
Students who successfully complete their non-thesis master´s education can continue their master´s programs with thesis if they get a valid grade from the ALES exam and have sufficient foreign language knowledge.
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Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading
Each student must attend to 70 percent of regular courses and 80 percent of practical courses in order to register to courses at the beginning of per semester and able to take final exams. The students are a final exam for each course. Furthermore, they are exposed to a practical exam in practical courses. All exams are assessed on 100-point- scale. It is required to achieve at least 75 points from final exam. The students having one of the grades of AA, BA, CB and CC are accepted successful from the course.
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Graduation Requirements
In order to successfully complete the non-thesis master´s program, the student must fulfill the conditions described in the section - Qualification Requirements and Rules.
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Mode of Study
Full-Time
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Address and Contact Details
Bursa Uludağ Üniversitesi Ziraat Fakültesi Tarım Ekonomisi Bölümü Görükle 16059
Nilüfer Bursa. Tel: 224 2941589
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Facilities
A total of 7 academicians, 1 Lecturer and 2 Research Assistants in the Agricultural Economics Department. 4 Professors, 1 Assistant Professor, 1 Lecturer, 1 Research Assistant and a 1 Research Assistant in the Agricultural Management Division, 1 Professor, 1 Associate Professor, 1 Doctor Research Assistant in the Agricultural Policy and Extension Division
There is a library for department students in the Department of Agricultural Economics. There are desktop computers and a projector available to students in the library.
1. Semester
Course Code Course Title Type of Course T1 U2 L3 ECTS
Click to choose optional courses. 30
Total 30
2. Semester
Course Code Course Title Type of Course T1 U2 L3 ECTS
TRE 5326 DATA ANAYSIS IN AGRICULTURE AND FOOD BUSINESSES Compulsory 3 0 0 7,5
TRE 5436 AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION ECONOMICS AND RESOURCE USE IN AGRICULTURE Compulsory 3 0 0 7,5
Click to choose optional courses. 15
Total 30
3. Semester
Course Code Course Title Type of Course T1 U2 L3 ECTS
TRE5333 SEMESTER PROJECT Compulsory 0 2 2 15
Total 15
1. Semester Optional Courses
Course Code Course Title Type of Course T1 U2 L3 ECTS
TRE 5304 AGRICULTURAL ORGANIZATIONS AND COOPERATIVES Optional 3 0 0 7,5
TRE 5401 ECONOMIY Optional 3 0 0 7,5
TRE 5403 AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS Optional 3 0 0 7,5
TRE 5405 PROJECT PREPARATION TECHNIQUE Optional 3 0 0 7,5
TRE 5419 SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT FOR FOOD AND AGRIBUSINESS Optional 3 0 0 7,5
TRE 5423 APPLIED AGRICULTURAL POLICY ANALYSIS Optional 3 0 0 7,5
TRE 5433 RURAL DEVELOPMENT PLANNING Optional 3 0 0 7,5
TRE 5437 ORGANIC FARM MANAGEMENT Optional 3 0 0 7,5
TRE 5441 CLIMATE CHANGE ECONOMICS Optional 3 0 0 7,5
TRE 5443 STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT IN THE AGRICULTURAL INDUSTRY Optional 3 0 0 7,5
TRE 5445 FARM APPRAISAL AND EXPERTISE Optional 3 0 0 7,5
TRE 5447 SUSTAINABLE RURAL DEVELOPMENT POLITICS AND INDICATORS Optional 3 0 0 7,5
TRE 5449 MARKETING COMMUNICATION MANAGEMENT Optional 3 0 0 7,5
TRE 5453 ECONOMICS OF NATURAL RESOURCES AND ENVIRONMENT Optional 3 0 0 7,5
TRE 5455 FARM BUSINESS MANAGEMENT Optional 3 0 0 7,5
TRE 5459 CONSUMER RESEARCH Optional 3 0 0 7,5
TRE 5461 AGRICULTURAL MARKETING Optional 3 0 0 7,5
TRE5321 BRANDING AND BRANDING MANAGEMENT IN FOOD AND AGRICULTURAL POLICY Optional 3 0 0 7,5
TRE5323 EUROPEAN UNION AND TURKISH AGRICULTURAL POLICY Optional 3 0 0 7,5
TRE5325 WATER RESOURCES ECONOMICS IN AGRICULTURE Optional 3 0 0 7,5
TRE5331 PLANNING METHODS ON FARM BUSINESS Optional 3 0 0 7,5
TRE5335 MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES IN AGRICULTURAL COOPERATIVES Optional 3 0 0 7,5
TRE5407 AGRICULTURALMARKETING PRACTIES Optional 3 0 0 7,5
TRE5427 LAND AND IRRIGATION ECONOMICS Optional 3 0 0 7,5
TRE5461 CLUSTERING AND COMPETITION ANALYSIS OF AGRICULTURE AND FOOD INDUSTRY Optional 3 0 0 7,5
2. Semester Optional Courses
Course Code Course Title Type of Course T1 U2 L3 ECTS
TRE 5414 AGRICULTURAL EXTENSION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNICHS Optional 3 0 0 7,5
TRE 5416 FARM ACCOUNTANCY DATA NETWORK Optional 3 0 0 7,5
TRE 5418 RETAIL MANAGEMENT Optional 3 0 0 7,5
TRE 5422 APPLIED QUANTITATIVE METHODS FOR AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS Optional 3 0 0 7,5
TRE 5432 INTERNATIONAL AGRICULTURAL TRADE Optional 3 0 0 7,5
TRE 5440 FOOD PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT IN MARKETING AND INNOVATION Optional 3 0 0 7,5
TRE 5452 PRINCIPLES OF MANAGEMENT IN AGRIBUSINESS FIRMS Optional 3 0 0 7,5
TRE 5458 RURAL DEVELOPMENT PROJECT PRACTICE Optional 3 0 0 7,5
TRE5340 FARMING SYSTEM AND INNOVATION Optional 3 0 0 7,5
TRE5402 RURAL SOCIOLOGY Optional 3 0 0 7,5
TRE5406 FARM APPRAISAL AND PRACTICES Optional 3 0 0 7,5
TRE5408 AGRICULTURAL IN SURANCE Optional 3 0 0 7,5
TRE5410 MARKETING OF LOCAL FOODS Optional 3 0 0 7,5
TRE5412 TURKEY'S RURAL CULTURE Optional 3 0 0 7,5
TRE5428 ADVERTISING AND CREATIVE THINKING IN FOOD INDUSTRY Optional 3 0 0 7,5
TRE5440 MICROECONOMIC ANALYSIS ON AGRICULTURAL Optional 3 0 0 7,5
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