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MSc by Research Agricultural and Food Economics

University of Reading

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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    University of Reading

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    12 months

Course summary

Develop your research skills for agricultural economics and food economics with our MSc by Research Agricultural and Food Economics master’s degree.

During your studies you’ll develop applied economics and marketing skills – including quantitative and qualitative research techniques – and then apply them to a diverse range of contemporary farm, food and rural issues in both developed and developing country contexts.

You will: join the highest-ranking UK university for Agriculture and Forestry (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2020 - Agriculture & Forestry). We’re ranked 9th in the world, and are the only UK university in the top 50; receive rigorous training in research methods, preparing you for a research career in academic and non-academic organisations, as well as doctoral studies in agricultural and food economics and marketing; choose from a diverse range of modules that aim to give you the knowledge and skills you need to have an impact and be part of global change.

Joining this programme means you’ll also be joining our School of Agriculture, Policy and Development, where we are committed to empowering change through our teaching and research. Our academics tackle some of the world’s most pressing issues across their respective fields of expertise, and our mission is to make a difference in the context of the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals.

Tuition fees

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£ 17,100per 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

  • University League Table

    39th

  • Campus address

    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.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    7th out of 20 2

    46th out of 78 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 155
    133 88%

    7th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    68 68%

    6th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.94 79%

    17th

    2
  • Entry standards

    / Max 233
    124 56%

    42nd

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    73 73%

    54th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.78 76%

    70th

    2

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