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Today’s world demands professionals capable of solving real problems in the food and resource sectors. UBC’s Master of Food and Resource Economics (MFRE) degree enhances your career by equipping you to tackle these global issues, and to create positive change for the future.

MFRE is a unique one-year professional masters program combining economics, policy and business as understood from an agriculture, food, natural resources and environmental perspective. This degree blends the economic and analytical rigour of an MSc with the business and management elements of an MBA, and equips you to analyze real-world issues through applied economics and quantitative skills. You’ll develop and refine the necessary critical thinking and analytical abilities to make informed, evidence-based decisions, and to apply them to the very real issues our world is grappling with.

  relevant curriculum

Immerse yourself in relevant knowledge within some of the world’s most challenging sectors and learn the applied skills to tackle real-world issues. In addition to MFRE faculty, your instructors include industry and government executives working in the food and resource sectors.

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Acquire a
  comprehensive skill set

Integrate the technical skills for solving global issues with the professional skills you need to excel in the workplace. Learn by doing and sharing, through case studies, group work, field trips and site visits, high-level report writing, and close interaction with accomplished faculty and industry professionals.

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Plunge into an
  enriching environment

Gain exposure to more than 180 MFRE alumni from 30 countries who now hold this degree from a world-recognized university. Join the global professional network of people committed to a similar passion: working to find solutions to the planet’s food and resource challenges. And do it all while experiencing Vancouver – one the most livable cities in the world.

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