As an internationally renowned institution and one of the UK’s leading research-based universities, the University of Reading offers you an excellent environment for your postgraduate studies.
Whether you're looking for a taught master's course to enhance your personal and professional development, or the chance to study for a PhD, you will find an opportunity here that meets your needs and fires your imagination.
Our diverse community of postgraduate students benefit from excellent career prospects, a thriving graduate community and a dedicated Graduate School.
There is no specific deadline date for most postgraduate courses and applications will be considered until the course is full. However, to allow time for us to process your application, we recommend that you apply by the following dates for admission in September:
UK applicants by 1 August
International applicants by 1 June
Please note: MSc Speech and Language Therapy has a specific deadline for applications – please see the course information page for details of the current dates.
Study on a postgraduate research programme at Reading and join a talented research community, working alongside world-leading academics.
Read our guide to asking the right questions about taught postgraduate study.
Funding your master's course
Funding your postgraduate study is simpler than you think, and there are plenty of options available. These include government loans and grants, as well as a range of scholarships and bursaries.
Learn a language as part of your degree
Add variety to your degree course and broaden your horizons. As a student at Reading, you’ll have the chance to study one of 10 languages from beginner to advanced level through our Institution-Wide Language Programme.