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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, 2019

Study mode
Source: HESA, 2019

This University

35% Part Time
65% Full Time

All universities (avg)

47% Part Time
53% Full Time

Student Nationality
Source: HESA, 2019


UK students


Non-UK students

Study level
Source: HESA, 2019

12,260 Undergraduate
4,650 Postgraduate

New students
Source: HESA, 2019


School leavers


Mature students

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Postgraduate open day

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

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