University of Reading

University of Reading

Food Security and Development

* Provides a multidisciplinary understanding of food production, access and use * Analysis of the complex challenges faced by developing countries * Option to enrol in free, complementary Innovative Food Systems Teaching and Learning (IFSTAL) programme * Prepares you for a range of career options in international food and development sectors * Suitable for graduates from most disciplines **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 [1] QS World University Rankings, 2017.

Course modules

Sample modules may include: * Theories and practices of development * Research and study skills for independent learning * Food security and development * Agriculture in the tropics * Policy analysis Check our website for more details of the course structure.


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 GBP 15,650 per Whole course (International) 24 Months
MSc Part-time September 2018 GBP 7,360 per Whole course (Home/EU) 24 Months

Campus details

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

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