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Our courses

Choose from a range of study options, spanning agricultural economics, development finance, consumer behaviour, and food economics and marketing.

Why study with us?

Gain specialist skills for your future career while learning from world-class researchers in your subject (95% of our research in agriculture and agri-food economics is of international standing, REF 2021).

How you'll study

Develop your knowledge and skills through a blend of theoretical study and practical experience. You'll learn in an interdisciplinary environment that prepares you for the challenges faced by global communities and businesses.

Life in the Department

Join a diverse, supportive community in the Graduate Institute of International Development, Agriculture and Economics.

Master's scholarships

The Graduate Institute of International Development, Agriculture and Economics (GIIDAE) offers a diverse range of scholarships to help fund your postgraduate degree.

Our facilities

Explore our range of specialist research and teaching facilities provided by the School of Agriculture, Policy and Development.


Our research

Our research is driven by key global challenges and aligns closely with the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. We are ranked 11th in the world for Agriculture and Forestry research (QS World University Rankings by Subject, 2022).