- Undergraduate Students
- Postgraduate Students
- International Students
The University of Reading is one of the UK's leading research-intensive universities and is ranked 205 in the world (QS World University Rankings 2020). 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.
Quick Guides to Postgraduate Tuition Fees and Finance
- Find and check tuition fees for specific courses on our Course Chooser.
- Get information about postgraduate loans and other funding available.
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.