T6-1 AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT POLICY

Course Information
TitleΑΓΡΟΤΙΚΗ ΟΙΚΟΝΟΜΙΚΗ ΚΑΙ ΠΟΛΙΤΙΚΗ ΑΓΡΟΤΙΚΗΣ ΑΝΑΠΤΥΞΗΣ / T6-1 AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS AND RURAL DEVELOPMENT POLICY
CodeΘ6-1
FacultyEngineering
SchoolSchool of Spatial Planning and Development
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate, 3rd / Doctorate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CoordinatorEleni Papadopoulou
CommonYes
StatusActive
Course ID20002327

Programme of Study: UPS of School of Spatial Planning and Development (2010-today)

Registered students: 143
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
CoreCompulsory Course634

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodSpring
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours4
Class ID
600128363
Type of the Course
  • Scientific Area
Course Category
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
The aim is to provide the fundamental principles of agricultural economics as the basis of the rural territory development. The principal dimensions of the primary production systems as well as processing and services in agricultural sector are also examined under the Common Agricultural Policy Framework as well as the EU Rural Development Policy.
General Competences
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Three main areas are discussed: A. Agricultural Economics Economic theory of production and supply of agricultural products. Means and technology of production. Marketing of agricultural products. Agricultural sector under the european and international framework. B. Rural Sociology Rural development and transformation of the rural territory. Social structure, institutions, organizations and governance. The role of information and innovation in rural development. Farming and the environment. C. Agricultural Policy Rural development policy framework and history. Two pillars of CAP. Territorial dimension of rural development policy. Rural – urban functional relationship.
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Laboratory Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
  • Use of ICT in Student Assessment
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures261.0
Seminars130.5
Reading Assigment261.0
Tutorial130.5
Written assigments261.0
Exams40.1
Total1084
Student Assessment
Description
80% written exams 20% essay
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Performance / Staging (Formative, Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
1. Κιτσοπανίδης Γεώργιος Ι., Καμενίδης Χρίστος Θ. (2003) “Αγροτική Οικονομική”, Εκδόσεις Ζήτη, σελ. 610.
Last Update
10-01-2018