University of Reading

University of Reading

Food Economics and Marketing

This course provides training in applied economics, marketing and quantitative and qualitative research techniques and covers economic and marketing aspects of food including: consumers' food choice decisions; globalisation in food retailing and manufacturing and its impacts; and policy issues as they relate to international trade, competition, food safety and diets and health.

Entry requirements

Applicants are required to have an undergraduate Honours
degree (or equivalent from a university outside the UK). An
intermediate knowledge of microeconomics and quantitative methods is required, but strong applicants with little or no prior training in economics may be admitted provided they attend a pre-sessional course.

Course modules

Modules include: Advanced marketing; economics of international food markets; consumer behaviour and food marketing; advertising and branding; research and study skills for independent learning.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,500 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,600 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MSc Part-time September 2016 - 24 months

Campus details

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

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Postgraduate Admissions
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0118 378 5289