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Life as a master's student

"Many reasons drove my choice to study at Reading. Besides the excellent campus and location, what particularly attracted me was the content of the course, with modules focused on the most modern topics in computer science."

Fabio Cappello, Computer Science master's graduate 

Read Fabio's story

Clubs and activities

Get involved in our Department-run clubs and extracurricular activities to enhance your learning and pursue areas of special interest.

There is also a student-led computer technology society, R. U. Hacking? 

Visit our blog to read about student news and events

R. U. Hacking? Student Society

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As a member of the R. U. Hacking? society, you can attend events and hackathons that enable you to create demonstrable versions of your projects as a team, network with technology industry professionals, and develop your skills.

Data Science Club

This event includes: an opportunity to analyse a data set as a team, an extreme programming competition, workshop sessions for beginners, and a poster and demo session.

How we support you

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Do you want to learn more about the cost of studying and living at university? Explore our funding options, master's scholarships, advice on finding part-time work, and more.

Our facilities

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Our Department of Computer Science hosts a new master’s project room, which features dual monitor PCs, a seating area, and a large TV screen for practising presentations.

Life on campus

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Whiteknights campus is set on 130 hectares of beautiful parkland, so you'll find plenty of places to relax. It is home to a thriving community and features the Students' Union, Library and places to eat.
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