University of Reading

University of Reading

Agricultural and Food Economics

* Rigorous training in research methods for applied economics and marketing prepares students for doctoral studies * Excellent preparation for research careers in academia or industry and policy research in governments or international organisations * Application of techniques to a diverse range of farm, food and rural development issues in both developed and developing country contexts **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. [1] QS World University Rankings, 2017.

Course modules

Sample modules may include: * Consumer and producer theory * Econometrics * Marketing research methods * Qualitative research methods * Quantitative methods Check our website for more details of the course structure.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
Master of Research - MRes Full-time September 2018 GBP 15,650 per (Whole course) 12 Months
Master of Research - MRes Full-time September 2018 GBP 7,360 per (Whole course) 12 Months
Master of Research - MRes Part-time September 2018 GBP 15,650 per (Whole course) 24 Months
Master of Research - MRes Part-time September 2018 GBP 7,360 per (Whole course) 24 Months

Campus details

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

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