This course is accredited by the British Computer Society (BCS) – the Chartered Institute for IT. Many companies provide input into our course, ensuring the skills you learn are relevant to the IT industry.
Fees, funding and scholarships
UK students can receive government loans to help towards tuition fees and living costs. You may also be eligible for other grants and bursaries.
Both UK and international students can apply for scholarships, which are awarded based on previous academic achievement.
Postgraduate fees and funding
Many of our graduates start new careers in IT, finance or government, while others advance their existing careers in these areas. Some have gone on to work for multinational companies and consultancies, or have continued their research at Reading or other institutions around the world.
Learning about new technologies
"The course covers concepts that didn't exist a few years ago. I learned about technologies that some people in my company aren't aware of. Cloud computing and big data analytics are key to my job."
Chengcheng Cui, Computer Science master's graduate
Read Chengcheng's story