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Science and Life Sciences, University of Reading, Postgraduate Course Deposit Information

Thank you for applying for one of our Postgraduate courses at the University of Reading.

To accept your offer and secure your place you may need to pay a deposit. The amount you need to pay depends on the exact programme you have applied for. This deposit will be deducted from your tuition fees

School of Construction Management and Engineering, School of the Built Environment

Applicants to Postgraduate Masters programmes within this school are not required to pay a deposit.

Postgraduate Certificate in Business Administration (Pharmacy)

All applicants need to pay a deposit of £500. This must be paid before you commence studying on the first module of the programme.

MSc & PGDip Physician Associate

All applicants need to pay a deposit of £500. This needs be paid within one month of receiving your offer of a place, if you offer was received before 01 July or two weeks if after 01 July.

All other Postgraduate Masters courses

All Non- EU applicants need to pay a deposit of £1,000.

How to accept your offer and pay your deposit

You will be able to accept your offer of a place and pay your deposit by logging into your applicant portal as instructed in your offer email. As part of the offer acceptance process, you will be taken to screens that will allow you to pay your deposit at the same time.

Deposit Terms and Conditions

We've sent you Terms and Conditions along with your offer. They contain lots of useful information about your deposit. You can view a copy of the Terms and conditions by following the link below:

Deposit Scheme Terms and Conditions

Deposit refunds

Should you decide that you no longer wish to join the programme within 14 days of us receiving your deposit money you can request a refund of your deposit.

There are a limited number of other scenarios where you can apply for a refund also (please refer to the terms and conditions for details). Please note that refund requests will not be accepted more than three weeks after the course you received an offer for has started.

Should you wish to apply for a refund please complete the Deposit Refund Form.

See also
For further information; please contact:

Postgraduate Admissions Team