Home to the Walker Institute – a world-leading authority on climate change
Juxtaposes and critically examines the interdisciplinary environment-development nexus at a range of levels
Takes a “one-world, one-future” approach to economic growth, equity and global environmental change
Explores the drivers and consequences of environmental crises
Aimed at graduates and mid-range professionals from a range of disciplines
What will you study?
Global environmental change and development
Theories and practices of development
Addressing poverty and inequality
Plants, green space and sustainability
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