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University of Reading Course Deposit Information

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

In order to hold your place and obtain a CAS for your visa application (Full-time programmes only and only if applicable and needed), you are required to pay a deposit. This deposit will be put towards your tuition fees. The amount and the deadline for payment depends on the exact programme you have received an offer for.  Please read the further information below for details on the different programmes:

 

For Pre-sessional English Courses

You are required to pay a deposit of £500 within one month of your offer of a place.  This should be paid at the same time you accept your offer of a place through the RISIS Web Portal.

 

For Postgraduate Taught programmes in the Henley Business School (except the MBA, Coaching programmes and DBA programme - see below for those programmes)

If you are a Home student for tuition fee purposes you are expected to pay the deposit of £1,000 at the same time you accept your offer of a place through the RISIS Web Portal. However, payment by 01 April in the year that you are planning on starting (e.g. 01 April 2023 if you are starting in Sept 2023) would also hold your place for you.

If you are an International student for tuition fee purposes you are expected to pay the deposit of £2,000 at the same time you accept your offer of a place through the RISIS Web Portal. However, payment by 01 April in the year that you are planning on starting (e.g. 01 April 2023 if you are starting in Sept 2023) would also hold your place for you.

 

For the Executive MBA, Flexible Executive MBA, MSc/ PGDip/ PGCert Coaching for Behavioural Change and the Doctor of Business Administration (DBA)

You are required to pay a deposit of £1,000. This should be paid as soon as possible after completing the online acceptance form.

 

For the MSc Physician Associate programme

You are required to pay a deposit of £1,000. at the same time you accept your offer of a place through the RISIS Web Portal.

 

For all other Postgraduate Taught programmes

If you are an International student for tuition fee purposes you are expected to pay the deposit of £2,000.  We would encourage you to pay this at the same time you accept your offer of a place through the RISIS Web Portal. However, if you do not pay straight away we strongly recommend that you pay your deposit by 01 July in the year your programme starts (if you have a September start) and 01 November (if you have a January start).

 

Deposit Terms and Conditions

We recommend that you download and keep a copy of the University of Reading Deposit Scheme Terms and Conditions for your information

Deposit refunds

If your offer states that your deposit is non-refundable, there are a limited number of reasons for which your deposit can be refunded.  Please read the terms and conditions for details of these reasons. 

For all other programmes your deposit will be refunded, minus an administration charge, if you do not enrol on your programme or you enrol and withdraw within three weeks of the start date.  There are a small number of reasons where an administration charge will not be charged.  Please read the terms and conditions for details of the administration charge and the situations where it can be waived.

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

See also
For further information; please contact:

Pre-sessional Admissions Team

psadmissions@enquiries.reading.ac.uk

Postgraduate Admissions Team

pgadmissions@enquiries.reading.ac.uk

Post-experience programmes (Henley Business School) Admissions Team

admissions@enquiries.henley.ac.uk