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University of Reading

Established 1926

University of Reading

Established 1926


Location: Reading

Nearest Airport: London Heathrow Airport

Nearest Station: Reading


  • THE : 201–250
  • CUG : 31
  • QS : 229

Tuition Fees

Average tuition fee: 18831

Number of Students

Bachelor’s degree students: 12630

Master’s degree students: 6105

International students: 31%

About University of Reading

The University of Reading is a public university in Reading, Berkshire, England. It was founded in 1892 as University College, Reading, a University of Oxford extension college. The institution received the power to grant its own degrees in 1926 by royal charter from King George V and was the only university to receive such a charter between the two world wars. The university is usually categorised as a red brick university, reflecting its original foundation in the 19th century. Reading has four major campuses. In the United Kingdom, the campuses on London Road and Whiteknights are based in the town of Reading itself, and Greenlands is based on the banks of the River Thames in Buckinghamshire. It also has a campus in Iskandar Puteri, Malaysia. The university has been arranged into 16 academic schools since 2016.

Complete Course List

  • Psychology
  • Diplomacy and international law
  • Law and legal studies
  • Commercial and Corporate law
  • Teacher training and education
  • Business and management studies
  • Social studies
  • History
  • Classics
  • Literature and creative writing
  • Languages
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology and life sciences
  • Pharmacy and pharmacology
  • Chemistry
  • Biomedical engineering
  • Health sciences
  • Mathematics
  • Earth and ocean sciences
  • Environmental science and ecology
  • Physics
  • Finance
  • Banking and finance
  • Marketing
  • Food sciences
  • Economics
  • Accounting
  • Politics and International Relations
  • Politics
  • Medicine and surgery
  • Social sciences
  • Business analysis and management
  • Philosophy
  • Business and human resource management
  • Entrepeneurship and management
  • Media studies and publishing
  • Art and design
  • Graphic design
  • Analytical chemistry
  • Computer sciences and IT
  • Music and composing
  • Archaeology and anthropology
  • Humanities
  • Museum studies
  • Sports science
  • Geography
  • Engineering
  • Construction and the built environment
  • Civil engineering and construction
  • Electrical Engineering and Renewable Energy
  • Linguistics
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Computer science
  • Agricultural sciences
  • Primary education
  • Criminal law
  • Experimental Psychology
  • Translating and Interpreting
  • Performance
  • Theatre studies
  • Marketing and advertising studies
  • Energy and environmental management
  • Fine art
  • Marketing management
  • Photography
  • Art management
  • Advertising
  • Film and TV studies
  • Animation
  • Fashion design
  • Accounting and management
  • Economics and Econometrics
  • Special needs education
  • Design management
  • Transport engineering and logistics
  • Architecture
  • Planning and surveying
  • Mass communication
  • Quantity surveying
  • Data telecommunications and computer networks
  • Internet of things
  • Electronic and electrical engineering
  • Landscape architecture
  • Animal nutrition
  • Animal care and veterinary science
  • International and cross cultural management
  • Software engineering
  • Neurology and neuroscience
  • Economics and development economics
  • Urban planning
  • Health Care Management
  • Materials science
  • Chemical engineering
  • Organisational psychology
  • Energy law and policy
University of Reading

51.457625423, -0.945635803

Postal Address

Whiteknights House
PO Box 217
United Kingdom

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