About the course: -Provides a multidisciplinary understanding of food production, access and use -Analysis of the complex challenges faced by developing countries -Option to enrol in free, complementary Innovative Food Systems Teaching and Learning (IFSTAL) programme -Prepares you for a range of career options in international food and development sectors -Suitable for graduates from most disciplines
WHAT WILL YOU STUDY?
-Agriculture in the Tropics -Food Security and Development -Global Issues in Nutrition and Health -Perspectives on Development -Policy Analysis -Research and Study Skills for Independent Learning
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