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Agricultural and Resource Economics

Major

A major in Agricultural and Resource Economics provides a valuable understanding of commodity markets and the economics of agricultural production. Focus is placed on the development of analytical, quantitative and communication skills.

As a graduate you will have excellent employment prospects to work as an applied economist in commodities and futures markets, merchant and trading banks, government departments, large agribusiness firms, corporate farms, and in the media as an economic journalist.

Graduate opportunities

Our graduates enter a wide range of careers. Examples include:

  • Adviser Commodities and futures markets trader
  • Environmental economist
  • Journalist¬†
  • Merchant and trading banker
  • Policy analyst
The course information on this website applies only to future students. Current students should refer to faculty handbooks for current or past course information.

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