Rigorous training in research methods for applied economics and marketing prepares students for doctoral studies
Excellent preparation for research careers in academia or industry and policy research in governments or international organisations
Application of techniques to a diverse range of farm, food and rural development issues in both developed and developing country contexts
What will you study?
Consumer and producer theory
Qualitative research methods
Market research methods
Please note that all modules are subject to change. Please see our modules disclaimer for more information.
What career can you have?
Our programmes are excellent preparation for careers in international and rural development, agricultural economics, and marketing within the food chain and policy. Some 96% of our graduates are in work or further study six months after graduating.
Engagement with a wide variety of visiting speakers and field trips provides many opportunities for networking. In addition, competitive internships and placements, and research dissertations are an opportunity to showcase your skills, undertake overseas field research or link with organisations in the development sector. For examples of organisations our graduates go on to, please visit: http://www.reading.ac.uk/giidae" target="_blank">http://www.reading.ac.uk/giidae