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Entry Requirements

International Foundation Programme

US High School Diploma with GPA of 3.0/4.0.

Undergraduate Degree

We do accept several combinations of qualifications for students who completed the High School Diploma but generally we consider the following common combinations:

High School Diploma with a minimum GPA of 3.0 and grades ranging from 444 - 554 in three Advanced placement tests


High School Diploma with a minimum GPA of 3.0 and scores ranging from 630 - 680 in three SAT Subjects Tests

The University of Reading's SAT and AP assignment code is 7381.

Alternatively any accepted qualifications mentioned in our Undergraduate entry requirements page.

Postgraduate Degree

(Masters and MPhil)

Four year Bachelor degree from a recognised institution with GPA of 3.0.


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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