- Undergraduate Students
- Postgraduate Students
- International Students
The University of Reading is one of the UK's leading research-intensive universities and is in the top 200 worldwide (QS World University Rankings 2019). It has over 150 years of history, with origins as a University of Oxford extension college.
Postgraduate Student Statistics
4,618 postgraduate students in 2017–18
Mode of study
- Full Time 64%
- Part Time 36%
- UK 60%
- EU 7%
- Other 33%
Numbers of Students by Subject Area
|Business & Management Studies||30||675||705|
|Accounting & Finance||25||535||560|
|Land & Property Management||15||355||370|
|Geography & Environmental Science||100||85||185|
|Pharmacology & Pharmacy||40||130||170|
|Librarianship & Information Management||30||80||110|
|Agriculture & Forestry||70||15||85|
|Art & Design||45||35||75|
|Town & Country Planning and Landscape Design||0||35||35|
|Aural & Oral Sciences||0||30||30|
|Classics & Ancient History||20||5||25|
|Drama, Dance & Cinematics||15||5||20|
|Anatomy & Physiology||10||10||20|
|Electrical & Electronic Engineering||10||0||10|
Figures are rounded to the nearest five.
Postgraduate Open Days
Open days allow you to experience the university first hand, and help you decide if it's the right place for you.
Postgraduate Tuition Fees
The following are the typical annual course fees for postgraduate students submitted to us by the university (Reddin Survey of University Tuition Fees 2018–2019). Always confirm individual course fees with the university.
|Type of Course||Taught Postgraduate (£)|
- Teaching takes place in a classroom or ordinary lecture theatre. Subjects with classroom teaching might include history, maths and philosophy.
- Subjects taught in classrooms and laboratories, such as languages.
- Much of the teaching may take place in a laboratory and includes biology, chemistry and physics.
- Clinical subjects can include dentistry, medicine and veterinary medicine.
Accommodation for Postgraduate Students
- New full-time postgraduate students are guaranteed accommodation if they accept the university's offer of a place, apply for accommodation by the application deadline and fulfil the conditions of their offer by the specified date.