Environmental and Agricultural Management Department

Get a unique interdisciplinary education in the management of critical environmental issues such as agricultural production, biodiversity, natural resources and renewable energy. Offering real-world insights in to modern environmental and agro-business practices and trends, the Environmental and Agricultural Management  (EAM) programme will equip you with the skills needed for an exciting career in a growing field.


You can gain two different types of degree from the Environmental & Agricultural Management (EAM) department:

  • Academy Profession (APdegree: 2 years (120 ECTS).
  • Bachelor degree: 3.5 years (210 ECTS)

Environmental & Agricultural Management (EAM) students receive a degree from IBCM and from Lillebaelt Academy in Denmark.

Course outline

General Semester

The first semester at IBCM is called the General Semester. You will take modules related to all three departments (Environmental & Agricultural Management, Marketing & Management, and Public Administration).

Please note: From 2016, new students must enrol on to one of the three programmes during the application process.

AP and Bachelor studies

Semester 2 (AP)Semester 3 (AP)
Environment and ecosystem
Research Methodology
Market Research
Fundamentals of Agriculture
Legal framework and policies
Financial Statement Analysis
Nature planning, conservation, restoration and habitat management.
Green technology, renewable energy, and waste management
Basis of food production
Business planning
Semester 4 (AP)
Semester 5 (Bachelor)
AP Thesis
Biochemistry, food production & sustainability
Strategy and business development
Advanced Statistics
Staff development
Semester 6 (Bachelor)Semester 7 (Bachelor)
Environmental chemistry
Landscape management
Sales and consulting
Project management
Sustainable agriculture
Bachelor Thesis

*Note – this is a sample course outline – actual units studied may vary.

Download the Environmental & Agricultural Management programme handbook.

Real work experience

IBCM’s motto is “From Theory to Practice”, and by the time you graduate you will have had the chance to use the knowledge you gained in the classroom in a real-world work setting.  You have the flexibility to choose where you would like to complete your full-time internships, which last three months and are mandatory components of both the Academy Profession (AP) and Bachelor programmes. These internships are highly valued by employers and can often lead to a permanent role.

Career prospects

Over 90% of recent graduates from the EAM department have secured employment. Possibilities for future employment include: environmental assessment practitioner, environmental manager, agricultural economist and consultant, food safety consultant, farm manager, and many others.

What are you waiting for?

Apply now to turn your passion for the environment into a career!

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