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About the University of Reading

The University of Reading was established in 1892 and is ranked among the top 1 % of universities in the world. Offering high-quality courses to local and international students, postgraduate courses are taught in subjects as diverse as archaeology and theatre studies. The ‘Henley Full Time MBA’ offered by the University is a much sought-after course.

Postgraduate student body breakdown
Source: HESA, 2018

Study mode
Source: HESA, 2018

This University

37% Part Time
63% Full Time

All universities (avg)

48% Part Time
52% Full Time

Student Nationality
Source: HESA, 2018

61%

UK students

39%

Non-UK students

Study level
Source: HESA, 2018

11,085 Undergraduate
4,695 Postgraduate

New students
Source: HESA, 2018

38%

School leavers

62%

Mature students

Next open day

FRIDAY
21st

JUN2019

Postgraduate open day

Our Master's Visit Afternoons give you the opportunity to chat with some of our current postgraduate students; take a guided tour of our beautiful, award-winning campus; and meet with academic staff from your department of interest.

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