University of Reading

University of Reading

Agriculture and Development

* Agriculture at Reading is rated best in the UK (QS World Ranking 2017) * Develop skills for working along the research-extension-development continuum * Examine agriculture's contribution towards the UN's sustainable development goals * Analyse the biophysical, economic and social contexts for sustainable intensification of farming systems in developing countries * Visit farms and research stations * Choose an agriculture or horticulture pathway **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: * Rethinking agricultural development (including horticulture) * Agriculture in the tropics * Experimental agriculture/horticulture * Theories and practices of development * Research and study skills for independent study Check our website for more details of the course structure.

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 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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