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.
Boosh Plant-based Brand - From Start-Up to Growth & Capital Raise Stage
Founder & President - Boosh
What started as making dishes for friends in a tiny kitchen in Vancouver has grown to a publicly traded company with Boosh Food in grocery stores all over Canada. America is next.
Environmental Metrics and Impact Investing
Managing Director & Head of Climate Investing- Morgan Stanley
Vikram Raju is a Managing Director and serves as Head of Climate Investing for the Private Credit & Equity platform of Morgan Stanley Investment Management (MSIM)
News & Stories
MFRE Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Karen Taylor on Agribusiness, Corporate Finance and the MFRE
Dr. Taylor Contributes Years of Valuable Banking and Agribusiness Experience to the MFRE Dr. Karen Taylor is a director of Corporate Finance at BMO Financial Group. She teaches Agribusiness Management at the UBC Master of Food and Resource Economics (MFRE) and holds a Ph.D. in Agriculture Economics. We sat with her and discussed her background and how her experience brings considerable industry value to the MFRE program.