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Agricultural Economics
General Description
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Brief History
Department of Agricultural Economics was established in 1985. The department started to offer undergraduate study (Bachelor of Science) in academic year 1993-1994. It started to offer programs of graduate study leading to Master of Science (M.Sc.) in 1986 and Doctorate of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in 1993. Department of Agricultural Economics has two main divisions as Agricultural Management, and Agricultural Policies and Extension.
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Qualification Awarded
Agricultural Economics program is subjected to 240 ECTS credits system in higher education. The Doctorate (Ph. D.) Degree in Agricultural Economics Program is awarded to the graduates who have successfully completed all courses in the curriculum.
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Level of Qualification
Third Cycle
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Specific Admission Requirements
Master school certificate is required. Application to the PD program with master certificate depends on conformity condition of PHD. Candidates’ must have science base ALES score determined by Uludag University Senate. Students must have UDS, KPDS, TOEFL or equivalent examinations accepted by YOK whose minimum score determined by Senate in languages of English, German, French, Italian, Russian and Arabic, for foreign students in English, German, French languages. UU Senate decides the Equivalence of other foreign language documents. For foreign candidates, Turkish competency given by TOMER and ALES exam results or GRE, GMAT and other exams which are accepted by YOK in international level.
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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
The program consists a total of 24-30 local credits, a qualifying examination, thesis proposal, thesis and dissertation defense. Graduate courses consists of compulsory and elective courses in graduate courses. Program has total credits of 180-240 ECTS. In order to be successful in the courses concerned students should at least have 75 points out of 100. Also should attend courses that are mandatory but non credit which are Development and Learning, Instructional Planning and Evaluation and Research Methods. Students who meet the relevant conditions are awarded with a Doctorate in Agricultural Economics.
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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
  • Ability of participation to interdisciplinary team-work
  • Acquisition of increasing knowledge and skills in social area with capacity of becoming a leader
  • Acquisition of learning the ways of increasing the productivity by practicing main principles of economics into agriculture
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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 productive and more efficient management of agribusiness
  • Skill of recognizing, analyzing and resolving the issues
  • Skill of recognizing producer organizations and making new organizations
  • Ability of creation, assessment and practicing of projects
KNOWLEDGE Theoretical - Conceptual
  • 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 creation, assessment and practicing of projects
  • Skill of recognizing, analyzing and resolving the issues
  • Skill of recognizing producer organizations and making new organizations
  • 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.
  • Ability of participation to interdisciplinary team-work
  • Acquisition of integrated approaches to topics and recognizing of concepts regarding general and agriculture economics
  • Acquisition of learning the ways of increasing the productivity by practicing main principles of economics into agriculture
  • To benefit from the research funding and opportunities, which the public and other sources provide, effectively and rationally.
  • 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 Field Specific Competence
  • Skill of recognizing producer organizations and making new organizations
  • 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
  • Acquisition of learning the ways of increasing the productivity by practicing main principles of economics into agriculture
  • Ability of participation to interdisciplinary team-work
  • 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.
  • Skill of recognizing, analyzing and resolving the issues
  • 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
  • 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 productive and more efficient management of agribusiness
COMPETENCES Competence to Work Independently and Take Responsibility
  • 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.
  • Ability of participation to interdisciplinary team-work
  • To benefit from the research funding and opportunities, which the public and other sources provide, effectively and rationally.
  • Acquisition of increasing knowledge and skills in social area with capacity of becoming a leader
  • Acquisition of integrated approaches to topics and recognizing of concepts regarding general and agriculture economics
  • 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
  • Ability of creation, assessment and practicing of projects
  • Skill of productive and more efficient management of agribusiness
  • 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
COMPETENCES Communication and Social Competence
  • 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 creation, assessment and practicing of projects
  • Acquisition of integrated approaches to topics and recognizing of concepts regarding general and agriculture economics
  • Skill of productive and more efficient management of agribusiness
  • Skill of recognizing producer organizations and making new organizations
  • Ability of participation to interdisciplinary team-work
  • 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.
  • Skill of recognizing, analyzing and resolving the issues
  • Acquisition of learning the ways of increasing the productivity by practicing main principles of economics into agriculture
  • To benefit from the research funding and opportunities, which the public and other sources provide, effectively and rationally.
  • 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
  • Skill of productive and more efficient management of agribusiness
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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 learning the ways of increasing the productivity by practicing main principles of economics into agriculture
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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
Graduates who successfully completed doctorate degree may apply to both in the same or related disciplines in higher education institutions at home or abroad to get a position in academic staff or to governmental R&D centers to get expert position.
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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
Students must successfully pass all compulsory and elective courses on the program (equivalent to a total of 180-240 ECTS) mentioned in about “Qualification Requirements and Regulations”. And who have successfully completed all courses in the curriculum will be given The Doctorate Degree in Agricultural Economics Program.
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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 and 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
FEN 6001 RESEARCH METHODS Compulsory 2 0 0 4
TRE6113 MARKETING OF FOOD AND AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTS Compulsory 3 0 0 5
TRE6187 ADVANCED TOPICS IN PHD THESIS Compulsory 4 0 0 4
TRE6191 DISSERTATION SUPERVISION I Compulsory 0 1 0 1
TRE6182 ADVANCED TOPICS IN PHD THESIS II Compulsory 3 0 0 5
TRE6192 DISSERTATION SUPERVISION II Compulsory 0 1 0 1
Click to choose optional courses. 10
Total 30
2. Semester
Course Code Course Title Type of Course T1 U2 L3 ECTS
TRE6172 SEMINAR (CLASS) Compulsory 0 2 0 4
TRE6192 DISSERTATION SUPERVISION II Compulsory 0 1 0 1
TRE6182 PHD SPECIALISED FIELD COURSE II Compulsory 4 0 0 5
Click to choose optional courses. 20
Total 30
3. Semester
Course Code Course Title Type of Course T1 U2 L3 ECTS
TRE6183 PHD SPECIALISED FIELD COURSE III Compulsory 4 0 0 5
TRE6193 DISSERTATION SUPERVISION III Compulsory 0 1 0 15
YET6177 PHD PROFICIENCY EXAMINATION Compulsory 0 0 0 5
Total 25
4. Semester
Course Code Course Title Type of Course T1 U2 L3 ECTS
TRE6174 SEMINAR Compulsory 0 2 0 5
TRE6184 PHD SPECIALISED FIELD COURSE IV Compulsory 4 0 0 5
TRE6194 DISSERTATION SUPERVISION IV Compulsory 0 1 0 20
Total 30
5. Semester
Course Code Course Title Type of Course T1 U2 L3 ECTS
ENS6121 DEVELOPMENT AND LEARNING Compulsory 3 0 0 5
TRE6185 PHD SPECIALISED FIELD COURSE V Compulsory 4 0 0 5
TRE6195 DISSERTATION SUPERVISION Compulsory 0 1 0 20
Total 30
6. Semester
Course Code Course Title Type of Course T1 U2 L3 ECTS
ENS6122 PLANNING AND EVALUATION IN EDUCATION Compulsory 3 2 0 5
TRE6186 PHD SPECIALISED FIELD COURSE VI Compulsory 4 0 0 5
TRE6196 DISSERTATION SUPERVISION Compulsory 0 1 0 20
Total 30
7. Semester
Course Code Course Title Type of Course T1 U2 L3 ECTS
TRE6187 PHD SPECIALISED FIELD COURSE VII Compulsory 4 0 0 5
TRE6197 DISSERTATION SUPERVISION Compulsory 0 1 0 25
Total 30
8. Semester
Course Code Course Title Type of Course T1 U2 L3 ECTS
TRE6188 PHD SPECIALISED FIELD COURSE VIII Compulsory 4 0 0 5
TRE6198 DISSERTATION SUPERVISION Compulsory 0 1 0 25
Total 30
1. Semester Optional Courses
Course Code Course Title Type of Course T1 U2 L3 ECTS
TRE6101 FOOD INDUSTRY MANAGEMENT Optional 3 0 0 5
TRE6103 OPERATIONAL RESEARCH IN AGRICULTURE Optional 3 0 0 5
TRE6105 AGRICULTURAL LABOR LAW Optional 3 0 0 5
TRE6107 TRADE BOARDS AND COMMODITY FUTURES MARKETS Optional 3 0 0 5
TRE6109 STRATEGIC PLANNING IN AGRICULTURE AND FOOD SECTORS Optional 2 2 0 5
TRE6111 REAL ESTATE APPRAISAL IN AGRICULTURE Optional 3 0 0 5
TRE6115 GLOBAL FOOD POLICY Optional 3 0 0 5
TRE6181 PHD SPECIALISED FIELD COURSE I Optional 4 0 0 5
2. Semester Optional Courses
Course Code Course Title Type of Course T1 U2 L3 ECTS
TRE6182 PHD SPECIALISED FIELD COURSE II Optional 4 0 0 5
TRE6202 COMMON AGRICULTURAL POLICY OF EUROPEAN UNION AND TURKEY Optional 3 0 0 5
TRE6204 FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT OF THE FARM AND FOOD INDUSTRY BUSINESS Optional 3 0 0 5
TRE6206 COST-BENEFIT ANALYSIS FOR AGRICULTURAL PROJECTS Optional 3 0 0 5
TRE6208 AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT POLICY Optional 3 0 0 5
TRE6210 WATER RESOURCES POLICY AND MANAGEMENT Optional 3 0 0 5
TRE6212 AGRICULTURAL MARKETING RESEARCH Optional 3 0 0 5
TRE6216 ECONOMETRICS FOR AGRICULTURAL ECONOMISTS Optional 3 0 0 5
General Optional Courses
Course Code Course Title Type of Course T1 U2 L3 ECTS
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