Academy Professional (AP) degree in Environmental and Agricultural Management
The IBCM Environmental and Agricultural Management (EAM) program provides students with an interdisciplinary experience in the management of critical environmental issues such as agricultural production, biodiversity, natural resources and renewable energy. As an EAM student, you will gain real-world insights into modern environmental and agro-business practices and trends, providing you with the skills you need for a successful career. International and accredited degrees The program is taught in English and is based on the European Credit Transfer System (ECTS). The courses are internationally recognized and transferable. IBCM offers two qualifications: Bachelor degree: 3.5 years (equivalent to 210 ECTS) Academy Professional (AP) degree: 2 years (equivalent to 120 ECTS). All IBCM students receive a double degree. This means that you will get a diploma from IBCM and a diploma from our partner institution, Lillebaelt Academy for Professional Higher Education in Denmark. Graduates from the IBCM EAM program can also gain an additional degree accredited by our partner the Union Nikola Tesla University in Belgrade, with the official title of “Analyst for Environmental Protection.” By writing four additional exams, students can receive a Union diploma in the Protection of Environment and Ecology (worth 180 ECTS). Real work experience You will complete two three-month, full-time internships during your fourth and seventh semester of study, ensuring that you have the real-world skills to succeed in your career. Rich and varied study program The EAM department offers a holistic and multi-disciplinary course, covering management as well as key environmental and agricultural areas. In the first and second semester, the units studied include: Effective Communication, European Studies, Fundamentals of Agriculture and Environment and Ecosystem. In the third semester (before the first internship in the fourth semester) you will cover subjects such as: nature planning, conservation / restoration, habitat management, green technology, renewable energy and waste management, food production and business planning. In the fifth and sixth semesters, you will gain knowledge and skills in a range of areas, including biochemistry, food production, sustainability, sustainable agriculture, project management, and strategy and business development. And to conclude your studies, in the seventh semester you will complete your second and final internship and bachelor thesis. Diverse and exciting career prospects There are many exciting career prospects for students with a Bachelor in EAM from IBCM. Possibilities for future employment include: environmental assessment practitioner, environmental manager, agricultural economist and consultant, food safety consultant, farm manager, and many others. Field trips As part of your study program, you will get the opportunity participate in field trips which complement and enhance your studies in the classroom. The costs of these trips are usually covered by IBCM. Study exchange opportunities IBCM can offer a limited number of international study exchange opportunities each year. These are made possible through our partnership with Erasmus+, who financially support these exchanges. What are you waiting for? Apply now to turn your passion for the environment into a career!