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Develop skills for working along the research-extension-development continuum
Examine agriculture’s contribution towards the UN’s sustainable development goals
Analyse the biophysical, economic and social contexts for sustainable intensification of farming systems in developing countries
Programme includes optional horticulture pathway
What will you study?
Rethinking agricultural development (including horticulture): implementing solutions
Agriculture in the tropics
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