Course syllabus 621E302 - Agricultural Economics (FEM - SS 2018/2019)

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Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra
Course unit code:
Course unit title: Agricultural Economics
Level of study:
Course supervisor: Ing. Viktor Porhajaš, CSc.
Supervising department:
Semester: -- item not defined --
Teaching hours per week:
2/2 (hours of lectures per week / hours of seminars per week)
Planned learning activities and teaching methods :
Lectures 26lessons
Seminars 26 lesso
Semestral work 2 lessons
Individual work 102lessons
Mode of delivery (face-to-face, distance learning):
full-time, attendance method, part-time, attendance method
Mode of completion and ECTS credits allocated:
Exam (6 credits)
Prerequisites for registration:
Assesment methods :
Written test, seminar thesis, projects atc.
Objectives and learning outcomes of the course unit:
The subject provides some insight into agricultural sector, about transformation process, evaluates production resources and their economic interpretation. It explains different categories of economic relations, macroeconomic instruments of agricultural policy and basic elements of animal and plant production. The subject provides some insight into agricultural sector and policy, about transformation process as well.
Course contents:
Agricultural resort in the Slovak economy. Socio-economic development of Slovak agriculture. Production conditions in agriculture. Economic transformation in Agrokomplex. Factors of production in agricultural production. Natural and value results in agricultural production. Cost in agriculture as a economics category. Intensity of agricultural production. Labour productivity in agriculture. Profitability in agricultural production. The economy of instrument of agricultural policy. Basics of the economics of major sectors of plant and animal production.
Recommended or required reading:
Zoborský,I.M.: Ekonomika požnohospodárstva. Nitra: SPU, 2002, 236 s. ISBN 80-8069-075-8 (skriptá)
Zoborský,I.M.: Ekonomika požnohospodárstva.Nitra:SPU, 2006, 319 s., ISBN 80-8069-758-2 (učebnica)

Language of instruction:
Slovak, English
Evaluation of course unit:
Assessed students in total: 6855

13,3 %9,4 %23,1 %
13,2 %
38,4 %
2,6 %
Name of lecturer(s):
prof.h.c. doc. Ing. Izabela Adamičková, PhD. (examiner, instructor)
Ing. Magdaléna Laurová, CSc. (examiner, instructor)
Ing. Viktor Porhajaš, CSc. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, person responsible for course, tutor)
doc. Ing. Artan Qineti, PhD. (examiner, instructor, lecturer, tutor)
Supervisor signature and last modification:
4. 9. 2017

Last modification made by Iveta Kunová on 09/04/2017.

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