University of Reading

University of Reading

Agriculture, Ecology and Environment

* Learn from researchers from the Centre for Agri-Environmental Research (CAER), one of the leading centres for agroecology research worldwide * Develop a multidisciplinary appreciation of the underlying environmental, social and economic issues surrounding contemporary agricultural systems * Gain experience in research methods and statistical analyses commonly used in agriculture, ecology and environmental science * Plan, manage and conduct an in-depth field and/or lab-based independent research project **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

Sample modules may include: * Research methods in Agriculture, Ecology and Environment * Research project in Agriculture, Ecology and Environment * Issues in Agriculture, Ecology and Environment

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
Master of Research - MRes Full-time September 2018 GBP 10,205 per Whole course (Home/EU) 12 Months
Master of Research - MRes Full-time September 2018 GBP 20,555 per Whole course (International) 12 Months
Master of Research - MRes Part-time September 2018 GBP 20,555 per Whole course (International) 24 Months
Master of Research - MRes Part-time September 2018 GBP 10,205 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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