We realise that going to university is a considerable investment, and one which should enhance your career prospects.
That's why we offer everything you need to prepare yourself for professional life and give you the edge in your future career.
We offer a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses in many different subjects, meaning you're bound to find the right course for you.
Find the right course for you
I chose to come to the University of Reading because of the versatility of the course. I am able to study what I want with fantastic academics. It just seemed to offer everything that I wanted.
Monday 1 October (Monday 24 September for new students) - Friday 14 December 2018
Monday 14 January - Friday 29 March 2019
Tuesday 23 April - Friday 14 June 2019
- Monday 27 August 2018 - Public Holiday]
- Monday 24 December 2018 - Closure Day
- Tuesday 25 December 2018 - Public Holiday
- Wednesday 26 December 2018 - Public Holiday
- Thursday 27 December 2018 - Closure Day
- Friday 28 December 2018 - Closure Day
- Monday 31 December 2018 - Closure Day
- Tuesday 1 January 2019 - Public Holiday
- Wednesday 17 April 2019 - Closure Day (not Greenlands)
- Thursday 18 April 2019 - Closure Day (not Greenlands)
- Friday 19 April 2019 - Public Holiday
- Monday 22 April 2019 - Public Holiday
- Monday 6 May 2019 - Public Holiday
- Monday 27 May 2019 - Public Holiday
- Monday 26 August 2019 - Public Holiday
Fees and Funding Information
See full fees information for all our undergraduate and postgraduate courses,, and find out what funding is available to you.
I came all the way from New Zealand to experience life at a world-class university... it has been the best decision I ever made. The learning environment is fantastic. The lecturers are friendly and approachable and the facilities are state-of-the-art. I now have a global outlook on my field of study and feel ready for any challenges I might face.
League table rankings
|QS World University Rankings 2018
||Joint 188th worldwide and 28th in the UK
|The Complete University Guide 2019||32nd in the UK|
|The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018||201-250 in the world and 32nd in the UK|
|The Guardian University Guide 2019||46th in the UK
|The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2017/18||201-250 in the world|
Learn a language as part of your degree
Add variety to your degree course and broaden your horizons. As a student at Reading, you’ll have the chance to study one of 10 languages from beginner to advanced level through our Institution-wide Language Programme.