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Other collaborative arrangements

In addition to full collaborative provision arrangements the University has a range of other collaborative arrangements which enable students from our partner institutions to study for and receive a University of Reading degree.

Progression arrangements

Progression arrangements allow for students who have completed a course of study at one of our partner institutions to apply to transfer to the University of Reading for Part 2 or Part 3 of selected undergraduate degrees. Admission criteria vary and the overall determination of suitability for transfer is based on the individual student's application.

'1+2' and '2+1' with Brickfields Asia College, Malaysia

After following an agreed one or two year programme of study, students may apply to transfer in to Part 2 or Part 3 of the following University of Reading degrees:

  • LLB Law

'1+2' with Taylor's University, Malaysia

After following an agreed one year programme of study, students may apply to transfer in to Part 2 of the following University of Reading degrees:

  • BSc Food Science
  • BSc Food Technology with Bio-Processing
  • BSc Nutrition and Food Science
  • LLB Law*
  • BSc Microbiology
  • BSc Biological Sciences
  • BSc Biomedical Sciences

*Progression onto the Law programme is also available as a 2+1 model.

'1+2' with Institute for Technology and Management Pathways Academy, Mumbai, India

After following an agreed one year programme of study, students may apply to transfer in to Part 2 of the following University of Reading degrees:

  • BSc Business and Management (all pathways)
  • BSc International Business and Management (all pathways)

Students have the additional option of a placement year or year abroad (1+3)

'2+2' with Jiangnan University, China

After following an agreed two year programme of study, students may apply to transfer in to Part 2 of the following University of Reading degrees:

  • BSc Food Science
  • BSc Food Technology with Bio-Processing

Students have the additional option of a year in industry placement (2+3)

'2+2' with Henan University of Technology, China

After following an agreed two year programme of study, students may apply to transfer in to Part 2 of the following University of Reading degrees:

  • BSc Food Science
  • BSc Food Technology with Bio-Processing

Students have the additional option of a year in industry placement (2+3)

'1+2'' with Ngee Ann Polytechnic College, Singapore

Students who have studied 1 year at Ngee Ann Polytechnic College, Singapore and completed their Diploma in Real Estate Business may apply to transfer directly in to Part 2 of the following University of Reading Malaysia degree:

  • BSc Real Estate (University of Reading Malaysia)

'2+2' with Open University, UK

After following an agreed two year programme of study, students may apply to transfer in to Part 2 of the following University of Reading degrees:

  • BSc Chemistry.

'2+2' with Beihang University, China

After following an agreed two year programme of study, students may apply to transfer in to Part 2 of the following University of Reading degree:

  • BSc Computer Science

'2+2' with King Mongkut Institute for Technology Ladkrabang, Thailand (KMITL)

After following an agreed two year programme of study, students may apply to transfer in to Part 2 of the following University of Reading degree:

  • BSc Computer Science

'2+2' with Macau University of Science and Technology (MUST)

After following an agreed two year programme of study, students may apply to transfer in to Part 2 of the following University of Reading degree:

  • BSc Business and Management

'2+2' with Guangdong University of Foreign Studies, China

After following an agreed two year programme of study, students may apply to transfer in to Part 2 of the following University of Reading degrees:

  • BSc Mathematics with Finance and Investment Banking
  • BSc Mathematics and Economics
'2+2' and '1+2+1' with Beijing University of Civil Engineering and Architecture (BUCEA), China

2+2: After following an agreed two year programme of study at BUCEA, students may apply to transfer in to Part 2 of the below University of Reading degrees.

1+2+1: After following an agreed one year programme of study at BUCEA, students may apply to transfer in to Part 2 of the below University of Reading degrees. Under this arrangement, students may, following completion of the UoR programme and award, return to BUCEA for one year to complete the Chinese award.

  • BSc Quantity Surveying
  • BSc Construction Management

Double Masters and '4+1' Masters Recruitment arrangements

As part of a Double Masters arrangement, students complete a University of Reading Masters programme and the partner institution recognises these credits as exemption from part of their own designated Master's programme. As such, a student can often gain 2 Masters degrees in 2 years. Students may qualify for discounted fees on these types of arrangements.

As part of a '4+1' arrangement, students complete an agreed award at a partner institution and apply to a specified University of Reading Masters, with the support of the partner institution. Students will often qualify for discounted fees as part of the 4+1 arrangement.

A full list of these Partnerships can be found on our Global Partners webpage, listed under each region.

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