University of Reading

University of Reading

Agricultural and Food Economics

This course prepares students for doctoral studies in agricultural and food economics and marketing. It provides rigorous training inresearch methods to prepare you for research careers in academia or in non-academic organisations.

Entry requirements

Applicants are required to have an undergraduate Honoursdegree (or equivalent from a university outside the UK). Anintermediate knowledge of microeconomics and quantitative methods is preferred, 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: Quantitative methods; qualitative research methods; consumer and producer theory; econometrics; research and study skills for independent learning.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MRes Full-time £ 5,500 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
MRes Full-time £ 13,750 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months
MRes Part-time - 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
Telephone number: 
0118 378 5289