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

UK students
MSc: £9,450

Click here for a list of postgraduate scholarships.

Alternatively, we recommend students approach their local British Council, British High Commission or British Embassy, for information on local funding.

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