University of Reading

University of Reading

Agriculture and Development

This course critically examines the role of agriculture (includinghorticulture) and agricultural research in addressing the majorchallenges and opportunities related to agricultural intensification and environmental sustainability in tropical and sub-tropical regions of the developing world. A flexible course is offered, including a horticulture pathway.

Entry requirements

Applicants are required to have an undergraduate Honoursdegree (or equivalent from a university outside the UK).

Course modules

Modules include: Perspectives on development; agriculture in the tropics or horticulture in the tropics; experimental agriculture or experimental horticulture; rethinking agricultural development; research and study skills for independent study.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time £ 5,500 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
MSc Full-time £ 13,750 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months
MSc Part-time £ 3,025 per Academic year (home fees) 24 months
MSc Part-time £ 7,560 per Academic year (overseas fees) 24 months

Campus details

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

Key information

Postgraduate Admissions
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0118 378 5289