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2-Year MSc & MBA in Food and Agribusiness Management

Help the world's food and agriculture industry reinvent itself!

2-Year MSc & MBA in Food and Agribusiness Management

You'll get the tools you need to develop innovative solutions that address the challenges these agribusinesses face, manage all aspects of agribusiness operations, and effectively market food products.

Your program includes:

  • Courses in France and Brazil taught by top Audencia and FECAP faculty and industry experts
  • A thesis: an in-depth study of a topic related to your Master of Science. Both theoretical and practical, this professional thesis enables you to put forward the lessons you've learned and the way in which you intend to apply them.
  • Real-life business issues addressed in class. Students' recommendations are graded and presented to the project companies.
  • Monthly visits in agribusiness companies in France and Brazil 
  • A 4-6 month profesional experience (internship, fixed-term contract, permanent contract) anywhere in the world 

This interdisciplinary program combines studies in management and agricultural and food sciences, bringing together top students from diverse academic backgrounds - from agronomy or agricultural engineering to social sciences such as finance, law, languages, literature, management, international business, etc.

The 1st year must be spent in Nantes.

Global Management

List of courses

  • Responsible Entrepreneurship & Business Plan
  • Food Innovation & Design Thinking
  • Sustainable Food Strategies
  • Responsible Food Marketing
  • B2C Food Marketing
  • Business Analytics and Big Data in Food
  • Managerial Finance
  • Supply Chain & Operations in the Food Sector
  • International Trading and Food Sustainability
  • Food Value Chain and Marketing from a Brazilian Perspective
  • Risk management and high-level global Food Strategies from a Brazilian Perspective
  • Public Strategies and International Policies from a Brazilian Perspective
  • Sustainable and Disruptive Innovation from a Brazilian Perspective
  • Anthropology of Food and Food Crisis
  • Responsible Leadership in a Cross-Cultural Environment
  • Energy Transition : from Narrative to Practice (by Gaïa - case study on food waste)

Pedagogical methods

The program is based on alternating theoretical and practical sequences (face-to-face or distance learning) using business simulations, case studies and interactive lessons.

Assessment Terms

Continuous monitoring, Examens sur table, Final dissertation, Group work

Academic partners

FECAP Business School

Teaching methods

  • Theoretical Courses 
  • Case Studies
  • Practical Exercises
  • Group Projects
  • Site visit
  • Challenge participation