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 in research methods to prepare you for research careers in academia or in non-academic organisations.

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 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.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,500 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 13,750 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MRes Full-time September 2016 GBP 5,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MRes 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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Key information

Contact: 
Postgraduate Admissions
Telephone number: 
0118 378 5289