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Mphil/PhD Agriculture, Policy and Development

University of Reading

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  • Qualification

    PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

  • Location

    University of Reading

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    3 years

Course summary

As a postgraduate research student in the School of Agriculture, Policy and Development at Reading, you will be part of a large and vibrant community. In addition to our established academic staff, you will work alongside a thriving group of postdoctoral researchers who recently completed their PhDs as you pursue your own research.

An Introduction to the School

The School of Agriculture, Policy and Development has a long and established track record of research, working with a wide variety of industrial and academic partners to achieve significant social and economic benefits.

Our friendly and dynamic community of more than 100 postgraduate research students is an important and integral part of the School, and we are proud to have more than 40 nationalities represented among our students and staff.

Our postgraduate research students are supervised by internationally recognised researchers, many of whom have extensive experience of working or living overseas. Students also have many opportunities to interact and learn with and from other students both through academic study and social events.

Friendly and experienced staff advise and assist our students throughout their time at Reading. Students are provided with dedicated study spaces and have access to both a cafeteria and staff common room space within the School.


Following graduation, our past students have pursued careers in academia as postdoctoral researchers, but also quickly find employment in business, government, and industry, with many of them publishing their PhD research.

Tuition fees

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£ 17,320per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Reading

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    University of Reading, Whiteknights House, PO Box 217, Reading, Wokingham, RG6 6AH, England

The University of Reading is an international community with more than 23,000 students from around 160 countries.
Reading is a lively town just 22 minutes from London Paddington by train, and 45 minutes from Heathrow Airport by coach. Windsor and Oxford are also close by.
Reading supports undergraduate, master's and doctoral students to maintain, improve and develop their academic English.

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