University options with four world-leading schools in Malaysia


WITH the University of Reading, an internationally-recognised UK education is now more accessible, affordable and flexible than ever.

The state-of-the-art branch campus in Malaysia is located at EduCity, Iskandar Johor.The state-of-the-art branch campus in Malaysia is located at EduCity, Iskandar Johor.

In Malaysia, its international branch campus offers the same high-quality UK education and degree as in the UK, but at around 40% of the overall estimated costs taking into account programme fees and living expenses.

Furthermore, students with excellent academic results may qualify for a High Achiever’s Scholarship worth up to RM33,840.

Aside from being ranked in the Top 100 in the world for International Outlook by the Times Higher Education (2022), the university offers students access to programmes at four of the its world-leading schools.

Top 10 UK business school

The state-of-the-art Financial Dealing Room at Henley Business School.The state-of-the-art Financial Dealing Room at Henley Business School.

Established in 1945, the Henley Business School is ranked in the Top 10 of UK Business Schools, according to the Financial Times European Business School Rankings 2021 – and among the 100 or so elite business schools in the world with triple-crown accreditation from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, the European Foundation for Management Development Quality Improvement System and the Association of MBAs – in recognition of the quality of its teaching and research.

The Malaysia campus offers four undergraduate degrees:

  • Accounting and Finance, offered in partnership with the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, better known as ICAEW.
  • Finance and Business Management, which is validated and listed as a University Affiliation Programme of CFA Institute, USA.
  • Real Estate, which carries professional recognition in Malaysia, the UK and Singapore.
  • Business and Management, with a focus on entrepreneurship and the digital economy.

Leading law school

The University of Reading is ranked in the Top 175 in the world for law, according to the Times Higher Education Subject Ranking 2022. The School of Law at the Malaysia campus is the only full three-year international law degree provider in Malaysia and offers the same Bachelor of Laws degree as the UK campus.

Successful pursuit of the degree in Malaysia also qualifies graduates to pursue the Bar Practice Course recognised by the Bar Standards Board UK with a view to qualifying as a barrister, or the Legal Practice Course, with a view to qualifying as a solicitor by the Solicitors Regulation Authority UK.

Top 5 UK School of the Built Environment

The university’s School of the Built Environment is ranked fifth in the UK for ‘Building’, according to the Complete University Guide 2022. In Malaysia, students can study the School’s flagship Quantity Surveying programme, which has produced many outstanding industry leaders and globally accredited and recognised by the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors, Chartered Institute of Building, Board of Quantity Surveyors Malaysia and Pacific Association of Quantity Surveyors. PAQS accreditation includes recognition from over 10 further professional bodies covering countries such as Australia, China, Canada, Singapore, Hong Kong and New Zealand, making it particularly appealing to those planning to work overseas.

A hundred years at the forefront of psychology

In 2021, the university celebrated its centenary year for psychology, making the School of Psychology and Clinical Language Sciences one of the oldest and most established of its kind. The university ranks in the Top 150 in the world for psychology in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings by Subject (2022).

The campus in Malaysia offers the three-year Psychology degree and four-year Psychology with Professional Placement degree, which are the same as that offered on the UK campus. As both programmes are accredited by the British Psychological Society, graduates are eligible for Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership and access to postgraduate training courses in the UK and elsewhere. This is particularly important to become professional psychologists, where postgraduate and doctoral study is generally recommended.

State-of-the-art campus in EduCity Iskandar

Students at EduCity have access to world-class sports facilities and a 24-hour student hub.Students at EduCity have access to world-class sports facilities and a 24-hour student hub.

The iconic, state-of-the-art campus in EduCity, Iskandar Johor provides an excellent learning environment that includes IT-enabled classrooms, lecture theatre, learning resource centre and student social areas, all conveniently under one roof.

Within EduCity’s guarded compound, students also have access to top-notch sporting facilities as well as a 24-hour student hub.

The award-winning campus in Reading UK is only 30 minutes by train to London.The award-winning campus in Reading UK is only 30 minutes by train to London.

Students in Malaysia can also take advantage of the flexible options to spend one or even two years studying at the award-winning Reading UK campus. A virtual tour of the UK campus is available at https://www.reading.ac.uk/virtual-experience/

Those with IGCSE, SPM or equivalent qualifications can enrol on the 12-month International Foundation Programme (IFP) which provides a pathway to their chosen degree. Those with A-Level, UEC and equivalent qualifications can apply for direct entry to Year One of their undergraduate degree.

Students applying for July or September entry should contact the university as soon as possible to take advantage of early bird incentives.

Call or WhatsApp Kristinah 016-206 4012 or Nishen 016-218 4012.

Visit the university’s website (www.reading.edu.my) or follow on Facebook and Instagram.

You may also email my.enquiry@reading.edu.my or visit the University of Reading Malaysia at Persiaran Graduan, Kota Ilmu, EduCity, 7Iskandar Puteri, Johor, Malaysia.

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