¿Qué aprenderé?

The MSc Agriculture and Development course examines the role of agriculture in development, and is designed for those pursuing careers in research, extension or development, with national and international institutions. Study agriculture and development at the only UK University listed in the top 50 for Agriculture and Forestry, (QS World University Rankings by Subject, 2018 – Agriculture & Forestry). This MSc Agriculture and Development critically examines the role of agriculture (including horticulture) and agricultural research in addressing the major challenges and opportunities related to agricultural intensification and environmental sustainability particularly in tropical and subtropical regions of the developing world. It explains the role of agriculture in development, the different biophysical, economic and social environments in which agriculture is practised, elaborates recent developments in agricultural research and practice in response to challenges such as poverty, climate change and environmental sustainability, and describes the factors and processes that influence and enhance the relevance, quality and impact of agricultural research and farmer-innovation processes. This master's programme: examines the role of agriculture and agricultural research for development in response to challenges such as the food crisis, poverty, climate change and environmental sustainability.; provides skills in strategic thinking, quantitative and qualitative analysis, communication and teamwork in biological and social sciences; is designed for students interested in pursuing careers in research, extension or development, within international and national institutions. 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.

¿En cuál departamento estoy?

School of Agriculture, Policy and Development

Opciones de estudio

a tiempo completo (12 )

Costos de estudio
£16.045,00 (US$ 20.719) por año
This fee covers the cost of tuition. Some courses will require additional payments for field trips and extra resources.

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Fecha de inicio

Esperado Septiembre 2020

Lugar

University of Reading

Whiteknights House,

PO Box 217,

Reading,

Wokingham,

RG6 6AH, England

Requerimiento de entrada

Para estudiantes de Estados Unidos

Students need to have four year Bachelor degree from a recognised institution with GPA of 3.0. Please refer the university website for details of the English Language requirements for entry to individual postgraduate degree programmes.

Para estudiantes internacionales

Applicants need IELTS 6.5 overall with no element less than 5.5 (or equivalent).

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