International Centre for Physical Land Resources
The programme is oriented towards students who want to specialise further in a specific topic covered by the Faculty of Agricultural and Applied Biological Sciences. A full curriculum of Complementary Studies consists of a minimum of 12 courses with a total study load of 1.500 hours and an equivalent of 60 study points that should be chosen from the different curricula that exist at the Faculty of Agricultural and Applied Biological Sciences. A full programme of Advanced Studies consists of a total study load of 1.500 hours (60 study points). It consists of (1) a thesis (24 study points) and (2) a minimum of 4 courses (16 study points) that have to be chosen from a third cycle programme of Ghent University (RUG); (3) the remaining study points should come from courses that are part of the normal university curriculum at the RUG. The programmes of both Complementary Studies and Advanced Studies in agricultural development comprise one year of study.