MFRE is a unique one year masters degree combining Economics, Policy and Business as understood from an Agriculture, Food, Natural Resources and Environmental perspective. This professional degree combines the economic rigour of a Masters in Economics, with the business elements of MBA programs, and equips you to analyze real-world environmental issues through applied economics and quantitative skills.
Develop core knowledge in Economics, Policy and Business, plus quantitative & data analysis skills applicable to many sectors.
Real World Experience
Apply acquired knowledge and professional skills to the real world through a 3-month Graduating Project and multiple high-level professional development activities.
Strategized Professional Development
Engage in a strategy to enhance core professional competencies through high-level workshops focused on 3 key areas: results, ownership, and communication.
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alumni in more than 35 countries.
of MFRE students speak 2 or more languages.
specialized courses offered by the program each year.
MFRE Speaker Series Events
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Transfer Pricing and Economic Consulting: An MFRE Career Path
Manager, Economic and Global Transfer Pricing Services at KPMG
Ian Lederer, Manager, Economic and Global Transfer Pricing Services at KPMG
Consumer Behavior, Preferences and Sustainability
Senior Associate Dean, Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, and Sustainability, Watkinson Professorship in Sustainability, and Professor, Marketing and Behavioural Science Division
Katherine White, Senior Associate Dean, Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, and Sustainability, Watkinson Professorship in Sustainability, and Professor, Marketing and Behavioural Science Division
Regenerative Agriculture and Sustainability: Creating a Business Model for Athiana Acres
Managing Director, Athiana Acres
Simran is the Managing Director at Athiana Acres, a 30-acre regenerative vegetable, fruit, herb and flower farm located in Vancouver, British Columbia, established in 2022. She oversees all aspects of the business with a particular focus on marketing, sales and strategy. She is passionate about leveraging technology to build more sustainable food systems and looks forward to leveraging her background in data within the agriculture space. Prior to this, Simran was a data analyst at TEALEAVES, a Vancouver-based tea company working to redefine luxury in support of the UN Sustainable Development Goals. In addition, Simran was the Managing Director at Data Feminism Network and built the organization alongside Ali Dunn and Jade Greer while completing her Masters of Business Analytics at the University of British Columbia. She now serves as an advisor for the DPA Data Feminism Program. Simran holds a BSc in Food, Nutrition and Health from the University of British Columbia
News & Stories
MFRE Faculty Spotlight: Matias Margulis - International Policy and the Food & Resource Sector
In his course, Global Food and Resource Governance, Dr. Margulis develops students’ understanding of the international policy making process and equips them with essential tools for assessing the efficacy, fairness, and legitimacy of global policies and governance arrangements. To further explore the course and the subject of global food and resource governance, Dr. Margulis answered the following questions for us.