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University of Reading

The University of Reading has plenty to offer: a rich history, a beautiful campus in a thriving town, a vibrant academic community, and much more.

About the institution

The University of Reading was founded in 1892 and received its Royal Charter in 1926. It is now ranked 202nd in the world* and has more than 20,000 students from around 150 countries enrolled.

The main Whiteknights campus and London Road campus are situated close to Reading’s town centre and are just 30 minutes from London Paddington by train. Whiteknights campus is located on 130 hectares of parkland, earning its ninth consecutive Green Flag Award in 2019. The University’s Students’ Union is also rated in the top five students’ unions in the UK.

*The University of Reading is ranked 202nd in the QS World University Rankings 2022.

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Number of Undergraduate Students

14000

Average Undergraduate Class Size

Class size differs in various subjects – some can be much bigger than the others. It might not be an accurate representation for all students

Size of Instituition

Large Institution 15,000-30,000

Selectivity

Not given by institution

Campus Style

Suburban Campus

Education Model

Single subject and extensive joint honours

Are there internship opportunities?

Yes

Are there study abroad options?

Yes

Cost of Tuition

UK students
£9,250 a year, for the full course duration (2020/21 rates)

International students
£17,320 a year for Band 1 subjects and £20,830 a year for Band 2 subjects in the 2021/22 academic year

Funding

Bursaries, scholarships and financial support programmes are also available for eligible students.

IB Grade Requirements

30-35 Points (Plus HL Subjects/grades for specific courses)

UFP Grade Requirements

ABBB - AABB + IELTS 6.5 (or 7.0)

Subjects

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World Top 300

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UK Top 50

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Accounting & Finance
UK Top 30
Accounting & Finance
World Top 200
Agriculture & Forestry
UK Top 10
Anthropology
UK Top 20
Archaeology
UK Top 20
Architecture
UK Top 30
Art & Design
UK Top 10
Biological Sciences
UK Top 50
Biomedical Science
UK Top 50
Building
UK Top 10
Business & Management Studies
UK Top 30
Chemistry
UK Top 50
Classics
UK Top 30
Computer Science
UK Top 50
Dance, Drama & Cinematics
UK Top 30
Economics
UK Top 50
Education
UK Top 20
English
UK Top 50
Food Science
UK Top 20
French
UK Top 50
Geography & Environmental Science
UK Top 30
Geology
UK Top 10
German
UK Top 30
History
UK Top 50
Law
UK Top 50
Linguistics
UK Top 20
Marketing
UK Top 20
Mathematics
UK Top 50
Medical Technology & Bioengineering
UK Top 30
Pharmacology & Pharmacy
UK Top 30
Philosophy
UK Top 50
Subject Name
Degree Area
Accounting & Finance
Business
Anthropology
Society & Social Sciences
Archaeology
Society & Social Sciences
Architecture
Art & Design
Art & Design
Art & Design
Bio-Veterinary/Animal Science
Sciences
Biochemistry/Biomedicine
Sciences
Biological Sciences
Sciences
Biomedical Engineering
Engineering
Business and Management
Business
Chemical/Energy Engineering
Engineering
Chemistry
Sciences
Classics and Ancient History
Society & Social Sciences
Computer Science
Computing & ICT
Creative Writing
English & Media
Development Studies
Society & Social Sciences
Ecology & Conservation
Sciences
Economics
Society & Social Sciences
Education
Society & Social Sciences
English Literature and/or Language
English & Media
Environmental Science
Sciences
Film and Media Production
Art & Design
Financial Mathematics
Mathematics
Geography
Society & Social Sciences
Geology/Geoscience
Sciences
History
Society & Social Sciences
Information Technology
Computing & ICT
International Relations
Society & Social Sciences
Law
Society & Social Sciences
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Liberal Arts & Sciences
Linguistics
Language & Culture
Marketing
Business
Mathematics
Mathematics
Modern Languages Mixed
Language & Culture
Pharmacy & Pharmacology
Medicine & Healthcare
Philosophy
Society & Social Sciences
Physics
Sciences
Politics
Society & Social Sciences
Psychology
Society & Social Sciences
Speech and Language Therapy
Medicine & Healthcare
Statistics
Mathematics
Urban Planning
Society & Social Sciences
Zoology
Sciences

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