Agricultural and Food Economics, M.Res. in United Kingdom

University of Reading

Study in:United Kingdom
Expired
Deadline: 1 June 2019

About

The MRes Agricultural and Food Economics program offered at the University of Reading combines training in the skills of applied economics and marketing – including quantitative and qualitative research techniques – with an opportunity to apply them to a diverse range of contemporary farm, food and rural issues in both developed and developing country contexts.

This master’s program will:

  • prepare you for doctoral studies in agricultural and food economics and marketing.
  • equip you with applied economics, marketing and quantitative and qualitative research techniques.
  • give you the opportunity to apply your learning to a diverse range of contemporary farm, food and rural issues in both developed and developing country contexts.

Program Structure

Courses include:

  • Consumer and producer theory
  • Econometrics
  • Quantitative methods
  • Qualitative research methods
  • Market research methods

Academic Requirements

  • You are normally required to have a good first or second class honors degree (or equivalent from a university outside the UK).
  • An intermediate knowledge of microeconomics and quantitative methods is preferred, but strong applicants with little or no prior training in economics may be admitted provided they attend a pre-sessional course.

Detailed Program Facts

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