Taught course

Sustainable Livestock Production

Institution
University of Reading · Graduate Institute of International Development and Applied Economics - GIIDAE
Qualifications
PGCert

Entry requirements

You are normally required to have a good undergraduate honours degree (or equivalent from a university outside the UK). You may register for the full 60 credits of the PGCert or for individual modules, either as credit-bearing modules or non-credit-bearing Continuing Professional Development, and you can study at distance from anywhere in the world.
IELTS: 6.5 overall with no element less than 5.5 (or equivalent).

Months of entry

September

Course content

* Online postgraduate qualification
* Analyse the role that livestock play in the livelihoods of stakeholders in different settings
* Advise stakeholders on pathways to enhance the sustainability of different livestock production systems
* Critically evaluate livestock production from a social, biological and financial perspective
* Create and analyse programmes for the sustainable production of livestock in a range of global settings

* Online postgraduate qualification
* Analyse the role that livestock play in the livelihoods of stakeholders in different settings
* Advise stakeholders on pathways to enhance the sustainability of different livestock production systems
* Critically evaluate livestock production from a social, biological and financial perspective
* Create and analyse programmes for the sustainable production of livestock in a range of global settings

International Development, Agriculture and Economics at Reading

The Graduate Institute of International Development, Agriculture and Economics (GIIDAE) attracts more than 90 masters students each year from over 40 countries; it is an outstanding example of a globalised educational experience.

The diverse nature of our degree courses reflects our international expertise, and our interactive approach to learning gives you a coherent understanding of theory, practice and current debates in international development, agriculture and economics. We are ranked 1st in the UK and 10th in the world for teaching and research in agriculture and forestry.[1]

You will be taught by internationally renowned academics working at the forefront of research, practice and policy development. Our expertise spans agriculture and economics, horticulture, food, marketing, rural environments and international development. There are also excellent opportunities for short work placements overseas.

For information on funding and scholarships, please visit www.reading.ac.uk/apd-pgt-funding.aspx.

[1] QS World University Rankings, 2017.

Information for international students

IELTS: 6.5 overall with no element less than 5.5 (or equivalent).

Fees and funding

UK students
UK/EU full-time fee: £​Please see the website for fee information or contact us for details of individual module fees per year
International students
International full-time fee: £​​Please see the website for fee information or contact us for details of individual module fees per year

Qualification and course duration

PGCert

flexible
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Global Recruitment Team
Email
student.recruitment@reading.ac.uk