About the course: -Applied understanding of the theory and practice of international development -Placement programme to gain experience in the research and practice of development -Suitable for graduates from any discipline -Active learning in a diverse, international student and staff environment -Study pathways allow you to design your own programme based on personal and professional interests
WHAT WILL YOU STUDY?
Sample modules: -Gender and development -Participatory approaches to development -Addressing poverty and inequality -Theories and practices of development -Project planning and development
Please note that all modules are subject to change.
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