University of Reading
Food Economics and Marketing
* Critical training in applied economics, marketing, and quantitative and qualitative research techniques * Develop an understanding of economic and marketing aspects of food, including consumer decisions, globalisation in food retailing and manufacturing, and policy issues * Acquire the professional skills to work for world organisations such as the EU and Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), NGOs, international food companies and consulting companies **International Development, Agriculture and Economics at Reading** The Graduate Institute of International Development, Agriculture and Economics (GIIDAE) attracts more than 90 masters students each year from over 40 countries; it is an outstanding example of a globalised educational experience. The diverse nature of our degree courses reflects our international expertise, and our interactive approach to learning gives you a coherent understanding of theory, practice and current debates in international development, agriculture and economics. We are ranked 1st in the UK and 10th in the world for teaching and research in agriculture and forestry. You will be taught by internationally renowned academics working at the forefront of research, practice and policy development. Our expertise spans agriculture and economics, horticulture, food, marketing, rural environments and international development. There are also excellent opportunities for short work placements overseas. For information on funding and scholarships, please visit www.reading.ac.uk/apd-pgt-funding.aspx.  QS World University Rankings, 2017.
MSc: You are normally required to have a good first or second class honours degree (or equivalent from a university outside the UK). An intermediate knowledge of microeconomics and quantitative methods required, but strong applicants with little or no prior training in economics may be admitted provided you attend a pre-sessional course. IELTS: 6.5 overall with no element less than 5.5 (or equivalent).
Sample modules may include: * Advertising and branding * Advanced marketing * Consumer behaviour and food marketing * Food policy * Marketing research methods Check our website for more details of the course structure.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2018||15,650 per Whole course (International)||12 Months|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2018||7,360 per Whole course (Home/EU)||12 Months|
|MSc||Part-time||September 2018||15,650 per Whole course (International)||24 Months|
|MSc||Part-time||September 2018||7,360 per Whole course (Home/EU)||24 Months|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2019||7,545 per Whole course (Home/EU)||12 Months|
|MSc||Full-time||September 2019||16,045 per Whole course (International)||12 Months|
|MSc||Part-time||September 2019||7,545 per Whole course (Home/EU)||24 Months|
|MSc||Part-time||September 2019||16,045 per Whole course (International)||24 Months|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|University of Reading||RG6 6UR||South East|
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