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Welcoming students from KMITL

Join our community of inquisitive thinkers working to solve the problems of the twenty-first century through technology, in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Reading. 

We teach our students the essential skills needed for today and tomorrow's computer scientists, including programming, software design, networking, operating systems, web technology and computer security.

These skills ensure our students are well-placed upon graduation, with graduate destinations ranging from small start-up companies to multinationals such as Bank of America, JP Morgan and Microsoft. 

Our enviable location places us in the heart of the UK's IT sector, with companies such as Oracle, Cisco Systems, Hewlett Packard (HP) and Intel having their UK headquarters nearby. Several of these companies have provided active input into our teaching, ensuring the skills we pass on are relevant to the needs of the IT industry.

 

BSc Computer Science course

The Department of Computer Science at Reading has been working with KMITL since 2018, with the partnership forged on strong academic links. 

The 2+2 partnership sees students spend the first two years in KMITL studying the Bachelor of Engineering Program in Industrial Engineering and Digital Management Systems. 

After successfully passing the first two years at KMITL, students can transfer to Reading on to Part 2 of BSc Computer Science. Students are awarded a degree from the University of Reading upon successful completion of the programme.

Entry requirements

Successful completion of the first two years at KMITL with a 2:1 or above grade in the second year. 

English language requirement: IELTS 6.5 with no component below 5.5. 

Learn more about our entry requirements

Fees

Students from KMITL are entitled to a 10% discount. 

Why study with us?

  • Our Computer Science graduates have excellent career prospects. 94% of leavers are in work and/or study 15 months after the end of their course (Graduate Outcomes Survey 2017/18; First Degree responders from Computer Science).
  • Our prime location means you will be ideally placed to take advantage of the high density of tech businesses in the area by making connections with like-minded industry people at local tech and developer meet-ups. 
  • The research expertise and experience within industry of staff in the Department feeds directly into your learning experience, allowing you to engage with concepts of global interest. We have particular strengths in artificial intelligence, machine learning, advanced data analytics, data science, software engineering, parallel and distributed computing, image processing and computer vision.
  • Major international companies are actively involved in the development and review of our courses through our Industrial Advisory Board, ensuring your learning is professionally relevant. Companies currently participating include Oracle, Nationwide, Sony, Microsoft and IBM. 

The international student experience

We’ll help you to thrive in our lively academic environment developed from cross-cultural collaboration.

Both our student and staff communities are made up of people from across the world. At Reading, we have students from around 180 countries studying with us.

Our team of advisers are available to offer support on issues such as money matters, visa queries, accommodation and even help with defining words which might be unfamiliar to you. You can also benefit from the Reading University International Mentoring Scheme, matching you with a current student mentor at the University.

Read more about our support for international students

Campus life

Our Department of Computer Science is located within our beautiful, award-winning Whiteknights campus – a vibrant community with a wide range of facilities to help you study, have fun and relax. 

We have a newly refurbished library on campus in addition to a variety of venues to shop, eat, drink and socialise. 

Our award-winning Students' Union runs over 150 clubs, societies and volunteering activities. You’ll also have access to the extensive sports facilities on offer, including Sportspark. 

The University is within walking distance of the town centre and there are also regular buses from campus. Accessing London is simple, with trains from Reading town centre taking around 30 minutes. 

We offer a wide range of accommodation options to choose from, both on and around the Whiteknights campus. 

Learn more about student life

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