The Graduate Institute of International Development and Applied Economics (GIIDAE) attracts students each year from more than 30 countries, making the Institute an outstanding example of a global educational experience.
Study with GIIDAE and benefit from the diverse nature of our programmes, which reflects our international expertise. Our interactive approach to learning
gives you a coherent understanding of
theory, practice and current debates in
international development and applied
You will be taught by internationally
renowned academics working at
the forefront of research and policy
development. Our expertise spans
agriculture and economics, horticulture,
food, rural environments and international
Our links with the Centre
for Food Security and the Walker Institute
ensure our teaching covers cutting-edge
topics, has an applied dimension and
remains highly policy relevant. There
are also excellent opportunities for
overseas study thanks to our close links
with international partners and an active
Reasons for studying at GIIDAE:
Renowned for our social and friendly atmosphere where student and staff interaction is paramount, we provide a supportive learning environment that welcomes students from around the world.
Our diversity is our strength as we cover a broad variety of topics with everything from Agricultural Economics, to Food Security and International Development.
TAILORED BY YOU
The ability to choose modules from a wide range within the School of Agriculture, Policy and Development and across the University allows you to tailor your programme to meet your interests and career aspirations.
YOUR CAREER STARTS HERE
We offer excellent opportunities for professional networking, with the option of placement experiences in the UK and overseas.
UNLOCK YOUR POTENTIAL
Our programmes add value to your personal and professional development as we connect the theory, practice and policy.
Our master's students rated their experience with us at 91% satisfaction overall, so you can be sure your experience with be a good one.
Looking for postgraduate research opportunities?
Come to Reading for your PhD or professional doctorate and join a talented and diverse community of fellow researchers working to improve lives across the globe.