Agricultural Production Chain Management, M.Sc.

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    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
  • 13500
    Tuition (Year)
    13500
    Tuition (Year)
  • English
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The Master of Agricultural Production Chain Management is intended for development specialists working in organisations dealing with agricultural production, processing, marketing, quality control and logistics. Typically, such work will confront them with complex problems that require new thinking and new approaches - providing services on the basis of demand, for example, rather than on the basis of production.
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About

The Master of Agricultural Production Chain Management is intended for specialists working in organisations dealing with agricultural production, processing, marketing, quality control and logistics. Typically, such work will confront them with complex problems that require innovative thinking and new approaches - providing services on the basis of demand, for example, rather than on the basis of production.

The agricultural industry is currently more vibrant and resourceful than ever before, with both company expansions and bankruptcy occurring on a regular basis. With production chains stretching from desolate farms in South East Asia to the bustling market places of Northern America – the world will be your work place! The programme has three distinct phases: analysis of value chains, development of value chains and management of value chains.

The aim is to enable graduates to manage organisations or companies involved in agricultural production chain development in line with fluctuations in demands and policies. With two unique specialisations in horticulture and livestock chains, VHL is ready to equip you for working the world of animals, flowers and food. From farm to fork or field to market, this programme has all the basics you need to start your own business or manage someone else’s. If you are a graduate with an interest in managing an agri-related business, this programme will prepare you for the wear and tear of one of the world’s most important, and powerful, industries.

The Master of Agricultural Production Chain Management has two specialisations:

  • Horticulture Chains (1 year Master Programme)
  • Livestock Chains (1 year Master Programme)

Accreditation

All study programmes of VHL University of Applied Sciences are accredited by the NVAO, the Accreditaion Organisation of the Netherlands and Flanders.

Programme Structure

For more information about these programmes, please visit our website.

Detailed Programme Facts

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  • Duration full-time 12 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • Educational variant Full-time

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Academic Requirements

To qualify for enrolment you should have a Bachelor degree or equivalent qualification in a relevant subject and at least two years of relevant working experience. You also need sufficient English-language skills (TOEFL 550 or more). Applicants may be requested to submit proof of this proficiency, such as certificates issued by a recognised language institute, for example TOEFL or the British Council. Computer literacy (Windows, Word, Excel) is strongly recommended.

Work Experience

At least 2 year(s) of work experience are required.

Tuition Fee Per Year

  • EUR 13500 International
  • EUR 13500 EEA
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Funding

Scholarships

There are several options for acquiring scholarships and grants that cover some or all of the costs of a study programme at Van Hall Larenstein. In general, candidates should bear in mind that official procedures require several months. It is therefore advisable to make a request for a scholarship as early as possible.

For a general list of sponsoring agents specifically targeting Dutch programmes a web-tool has been developed by Nuffic. The address is www.grantfinder.nl

Master Programmes

Our Master programmes are eligible for an NFP scholarship. For more information, please go to our website or send an e-mail to the infodesk if you have more questions: info@vhluniversity.com

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