Entry requirements

The entry requirements for each course will be different, and will depend on the qualifications you already have. Your country-specific page will give you more information on how your existing qualifications count towards courses at the University of Reading.

English language requirements

The table below outlines the general English language requirements for courses at Reading. Each course will have its own specific requirements, so please check with the Admissions Office before applying.

Contact the Admissions Office

For enquiries about English language requirements for an undergraduate course:

For enquiries about English language requirements for a postgraduate course:

Qualification type Qualification short name Required level
International English Language Test Score IELTS

Undergraduate 6.5 - 7.0 Postgraduate 6.5 - 7.0

Test of English as a Foreign Language (paper-based version) TOEFL (paper-based) Undergraduate 570 - 600 Postgraduate 570 - 600
Test of English as a Foreign Language (internet-based version) TOEFL (internet-based) Undergraduate 88 - 100 Postgraduate 88 - 100
Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English CPE Undergraduate C - B Postgraduate C - B
Test of English for Educational Purposes TEEP

Undergraduate 6.5 - 7.0 Postgraduate 6.5 - 7.0

Pearson English Test Pearson Undergraduate 67
Postgraduate 67


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