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Open to University of Reading students, our university-wide Global Graduate Programme helps you build the knowledge and skills necessary for today’s international workplace.

As an eligible student, you create your own programme and select from a range of modules with an emphasis on the central themes of intercultural competence and communication.

RED Global Engagement Award

Additionally, any extracurricular activities you participate in on the programme, especially if based on the central themes, can be used as evidence for the RED award, a certificate highly valued by employers.

Currently available modules

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Intercultural Competence and Communication

Increase your ability to communicate effectively in today’s multicultural environments.

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Modern Britain: Society, History and Politics

Find out more about the role of the UK in contemporary global society.

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English for Study Abroad Students

Improve your confidence and fluency in the English language.

Summer School

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British Culture and English Language

Experience studying at the University of Reading on this two-week course. You will receive core teaching in the English Language and UK culture, and enjoy educational and cultural trips.

Contact us

Home students: please contact the programme coordinator, Dr Lucy Watson, at

International/EU Study Abroad Programme students: please contact the Study Abroad Office at