Sustainable Agriculture B.Sc. at Rhine-Waal University of Applied Sciences combines the natural and social sciences with economics and technology. This creates a broad curriculum that includes not only classic agricultural subjects such as soil science, botany, and livestock management, but also modern topics such as precision and urban farming, renewable resources and value chain analysis. A variety of interdisciplinary projects, practicals and excursions ensure many opportunities to apply new concepts within a real-world context and better understand how they are interlinked. Refer to the course schedule for this degree programme for a breakdown of topics you will study.
This international degree programme also examines the effect of the agricultural industry on the ecological, economic and social aspects of sustainability from a global perspective.
CAREER PATHS AND SKILLS
By combining the study of sustainability assessment methodologies, a global focus and the flexibility for individual specialisation, Sustainable Agriculture B.Sc. produces graduates qualified for a broad range of career paths. These career paths can lead to companies in agricultural consulting, the nutrition industry, manufacturers of feed, fertilizers, pesticides and seeds, agricultural machinery firms, or associations and agencies dedicated to environmental protection, sustainable development or agriculture.
- Biology and Agroecology I
- Sustainable Learning – Learning Sustainability
- Agricultural Engineering I and Energy Use in Agriculture
- Principles of Economics
- Analysis and Interpretation of Data I
- Agricultural Chemistry
- Soil Science and Tillage
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Secondary school qualifications sufficient for admission to a German institute of higher education (university entrance qualification)
- English level B2 (with internationally recognised certificate)
- Completion of an 8-week internship. Note: this is not required prior to initial admission, but must be completed by the 4th semester to continue your studies. To better grasp the topics you will be studying, we strongly recommend a longer internship in agriculture before commencing your studies.
InternationalFreeTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 42 months.
EU/EEAFreeTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 42 months.
Rhine-Waal University of Applied Sciences does not charge any tuition.
Students are obliged to pay an enrolment fee for each new semester: €321.32
Living costs for Kleve
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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