Entry Requirements

International Foundation Programme

Chinese high school Year 2 (year 11) with leaving certificate of average 80%; High School Year 3 (year 12) with graduation certificate of average 75%.

Undergraduate Degree

International Foundation Programme, Chinese high school results of 80% if Year 2 (year 11) completed, 75% if year 3 (year 12) completed (with similar grades in relevant subjects). Alternatively any accepted qualifications mentioned in our Undergraduate entry requirements page.

Postgraduate Degree

(Masters and MPhil)

4-year Bachelors degree with weighted average of 70-85%; subject to applicants' graduation universities rankings and the University of Reading programmes' 2:1 or high 2:2 requirements.


Entry requirements for research programmes vary and are dependent on your previous academic qualifications, experience and personal qualities. Read more on our How to Apply for PhD page.

English Language Requirements

For International Foundation Program (IFP), please visit our IFP English language requirements page.

For undergraduate courses, please visit our Undergraduate English language requirements page.

For postgraduate courses, please visit our Academic requirements for postgraduate studypage.

To learn about English Language Tests that we accept, please visit Acceptable English Language Tests page.

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