University of Reading

University of Reading

Communication for Development

* Multidisciplinary learning about the theory and practice of communication in development * Work with practitioners and academics to gain practical skills in designing communication strategies and interventions * Develop research skills for communication activities in development * Supportive learning in a diverse, international environment * In-class support in professional mentoring, networking and taking the next steps after graduation **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.[1] 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. [1] QS World University Rankings, 2017.

Course modules

* Theories and practices of development * Research and study skills for independent learning * Participatory interventions * Concepts and practices of communication

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2018 GBP 15,650 per Whole course (International) 12 Months
MSc Full-time September 2018 GBP 7,360 per Whole course (Home/EU) 12 Months
MSc Part-time September 2018 - 24 Months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University of Reading RG6 6UR South East

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