Home to the Walker Institute – a world-leading authority on climate change
Taught by academics working at the forefront of research and policy development
Analyse issues at the interface of climate change and development
Integrates the natural and social science of climate change
Excellent preparation for work in aid and development agencies, NGOs and government departments
What will you study?
Energy, climate change and development
The science of climate change
Global environmental change and development
Theories and practices of development
Addressing poverty and inequality
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