Find out about how we'll be delivering our courses in 2020.
Start date: September 2021
Examine the challenges of promoting healthy environments in the developing world on our MSc Environment and Development course.
The University of Reading is the highest-ranking UK University for Agriculture and Forestry and is ranked 9th in the world (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2020- Agriculture & Forestry) We are the only UK University in the top 50.
This programme is designed for students interested in pursuing careers in development planning and environmental policy in international agencies, employment in national and local government sectors in non-governmental organisations, academia policy think-tanks and in journalism.
- In this programme you will:
- examine the policy challenges in promoting healthy environments in the developing world,
- gain an in-depth and broad understanding of the inter-relations between environmental and development at global, national and local levels.
As a member of the School's Graduate Institute of International Development, Agriculture and Economics (GIIDAE), you will also have the option of undertaking a placement during the summer period.
This programme provides perspectives of the interrelations between environment and development at the global, regional, national and local levels. Students will learn to critically examine how these interdisciplinary challenges are constructed, interpreted and addressed by:
- international agencies,
- government-level policymakers,
- the private sector,
- nongovernment development actors,
- civil society and ‘ordinary’ people around the world.
As a School, we are committed to empowering change through our teaching and research, with our academics working to tackle some the world’s most pressing issues across their respective fields of expertise. Our mission is to make a difference in the context of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, so we offer a diverse range of modules giving you the knowledge and skills that will enable you as an individual to have an impact and be part of global change, whatever your chosen pathway.
GIIDAE has an active scholarship programme. For more information about the scholarships, bursaries and other sources of funding available, please visit the GIIDAE website.
To learn more about postgraduate study in the School, please see the GIIDAE brochure.