Multidisciplinary learning about the theory and practice of communication in development
Work with practitioners and academics to gain practical skills in designing communication strategies and media interventions
Develop research skills for communication activities in development
Supportive learning in a diverse, international environment
In-class support in career building, networking and taking the next steps after graduation
What will you study?
Concepts and practices of communication
Participatory interventions in development
Theories and practices of development
Addressing poverty and inequality
Gender and development
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