Postgraduate Taught

Why Choose a Masters at Reading?
We offer a unique opportunity to develop both management skills and an awareness of current environmental policy and an understanding of the science behind how the environment works.

Take advantage of outstanding teaching collections and facilities housed in modern premises

We are skills focussed. Through our world-leading fieldwork and research projects we train graduates to the highest standards as a preparation for doctoral study and professional employment

Our programmes offer a world-class teaching environment which draws on leading edge research in the department

Join a vibrant and welcoming department situated on one of the most beautiful campuses in the UK

Our Masters programmes offer you choice and flexibility through a range of optional modules. These are taught alongside core modules that help you to establish a firm grounding in your chosen specialism.

Our graduates are highly employable in the growing market for environmental managers and consultants. Many have gone on to work in public and private sector organisations within the UK and internationally, as well as continuing their research in a wide variety of academic posts.

Our programmes provide in-service training for those already working within the profession.

Our placements are designed to prepare you for your future career, whether through continued study at doctoral level, or by using your intellectual and practical skills in a wide range of employment.

Our research-active department offers a range of opportunities that will appeal to both Home/EU and international students.

The Student Experience

“The course allowed me to compare environmental solutions between countries, especially between the UK, Europe, and South America. It has given me the opportunity to learn and know different kinds of companies, industries and sources of information useful for my professional life.”

Current International student on MSc Environmental Management (PTES, )

In the latest Postgraduate Taught Experience Survey (PTES, ) we scored 96% for the quality of our teaching and 100% satisfaction for staff support and teaching methods, and intellectually stimulating modules.

97% of our current Masters student agreed on the high quality of our dissertation support (PTES, ), with 100% satisfaction in individual support from supervisors.

100% agreed the programme helped them develop their research skills (PTES )

Fees and Bursaries

Our courses are competitively priced at £5,500 for Home/EU and £16,500 for International students. Reading Alumni receive a 10% discount of fees and Final year Reading students and Alumni have the opportunity to apply for one of five Alumni Scholarships.

SAGES International Student Bursaries worth £1000 are available to the strongest international applicants and will be selected by the Programmes Convenors for the course of your choice. Please register your interest in being considered for a bursary in your application.

UoR International Student Bursaries: International postgraduate taught students – you must meet the entry requirements of your chosen course. Please click here for further information.

Santander Academic Achievement Scholarships: Applying students who are current passport holders of Mexico, Brazil or Colombia as appropriate, hold an offer from the University of Reading for October  entry and are liable to pay overseas tuition fee rates. Please click here for further information.

Postgraduate Taught Country Scholaships: In order to be considered for this Fund you should be wholly or partially self-funded, intending to register to start your studies in the  academic year, and be from: Latin America, Commonwealth of Independent States, India, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Indonesia. Please click here for further information.