This specialisation trains students for professions relating to the socioeconomic development of rural areas that cover a wide range of activities (rural tourism and agro-tourism; assistance, advice and support for start-ups in rural areas, stakeholder advice to develop local circuits, development project elaboration, rural heritage management, etc.).
With the involvement of a diverse group of people (professionals, researchers, etc.) and a wide range of human and social sciences (geography, economics, sociology, law, etc.), this specialisation provides students with the knowledge and skills needed by anyone working with and implementing rural development projects (management skills, advisory skills, development skills, mapping skills, etc.).