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The Graduate Institute of International Development, Agriculture and Economics (GIIDAE) is now offering £125,000 worth of scholarship funding for 2018-19 academic year. Find out more here.

Develop your research skills for applied agricultural economics and marketing

This programme will prepare you for doctoral studies in agricultural and food economics and marketing. It provides rigorous training in research methods to prepare students for research careers in academia or in non-academic organisations. It combines training in the skills of applied economics and marketing – including quantitative and qualitative research techniques – with an opportunity to apply them to a diverse range of contemporary farm, food and rural issues in both developed and developing country contexts.

This master's programme will:

  • prepare you for doctoral studies in agricultural and food economics and marketing.
  • equip you with applied economics, marketing and quantitative and qualitative research techniques.
  • give you the opportunity to apply your learning to a diverse range of contemporary farm, food and rural issues in both developed and developing country contexts.

Programme specification:

For details of the core modules and structure of the degree, please download the programme specification. Please note, the program specification is subject to change. If you have any questions about changes, please contact us.

For a list of optional modules that may be available to you, please visit our module descriptions page.

For a list of all of our degrees, and information about study within the Graduation Institute of International Development, Agriculture and Economics, please see our brochure.

What will you study?

Sample modules:

  • Consumer and producer theory
  • Econometrics
  • Quantitative methods
  • 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


Visit the Agricultural and Food Economics MRes page on the University of Reading website for more details!

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