Taught course

Agricultural Economics

SOAS University of London · Centre for Development, Environment and Policy

Entry requirements

A good degree in an appropriate discipline acceptable to the University and a high level of English language ability in reading and writing and in study skills.

Months of entry

June, February

Course content

This course provides students with the essential tools required for theoretical and empirical economic analysis, particularly in relation to the renewable natural resources sector. It aims to equip students with the rigorous technical skills that are generic to the field of agricultural economics, while maintaining a focus on applications rather than abstract analysis.

Students are able to take modules orientated towards development, production, marketing, policy, and economic transition. The course is designed for those who wish to pursue a career as an agricultural economist or to undertake higher studies within this area.

Fees and funding

MSc: £9,450 / PGDip: £8,400 / PGCert: £4,200 / Single Module: £1,050

Our distance learning programmes can be paid in full at the time of enrolment or on a pay as you learn basis. Pay as you learn means you only pay for the module you are enrolling on.

Postgraduate loans

If you have been a resident in England for 3 years you may be eligible. Click here to learn more.

Qualification and course duration


distance learning
24-60 months


distance learning
24-60 months


distance learning
12-60 months

Course contact details

Professor Bhavani Shankar
+44 02076372388