Rigorous training in applied economics, combining theory with applied material
Enhances quantitative and qualitative research skills
Skills development includes econometrics,
cost-benefit analysis and modelling
Prepares you for a range of career options, including as an agricultural economist, policy analyst or an environmental consultant working for government departments, and positions within NGOs and agribusinesses
What will you study?
Resource and environmental economics
Market and trade analysis
Qualitative 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