University of Reading Malaysia’s Henley Business School celebrates 10 years

The Henley Business School is located at the University of Reading’s international campus at EduCity Iskandar in Iskandar Puteri, Johor.

THE Henley Business School at University of Reading Malaysia was founded in 1945 and has a long-standing reputation as one of the top business institutions in the UK.

According to the Financial Times European Business School Rankings 2022, Henley is also ranked among the top 10 UK business schools.

For the past two decades, Henley has been among the world’s 100 or so elite business schools in recognition of the calibre of its teaching and research.

The institution has also received triple-crown accreditation from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), European Foundation for Management Development Quality Improvement System (EQUIS) and Association of MBAs (AMBA).

Celebrating a decade

Since its establishment in 2013, Henley has had a notable presence in Malaysia. The campus in Malaysia is cutting-edge and offers students first-rate amenities like IT-enabled classrooms, PC labs, social areas, a financial dealing room and a sizeable learning resource centre with breakout rooms.

The state-of-the-art financial dealing room is one of the best-equipped.The state-of-the-art financial dealing room is one of the best-equipped.

Malaysian students can attend Henley courses at the University of Reading’s international campus at EduCity Iskandar in Iskandar Puteri, Johor.

Students who choose to study with Henley in Malaysia can benefit from the best of both worlds and earn the same degree that they would in the UK, while paying less than students who travel overseas.

The International Capital Markets Association (ICMA)-inspired centre at Henley routinely ranks among the best institutions for finance on a national and international level.

The school has updated its course offerings to suit the most recent advancements in business and finance, and has recently added a number of new subjects such as Machine Learning, Fintech, Cryptocurrencies, Entrepreneurship, Social Responsibility and Programming (for business analytics).

Henley offers four undergraduate degree programmes in Malaysia: Accounting and Finance (Henley-ICAEW programme), Finance and Business Management, Business and Management, and Real Estate.

The needs of the industry and appropriate professional bodies are closely reflected in all of the programmes offered, with numerous opportunities for students to network with business partners. This, in turn, equips students with the right tools to succeed in the workplace.

Excellent employability and flexible choices for graduates

Henley in Malaysia places a high focus on graduate employability, with many of its alumni working for reputable companies. The university hosts an annual career expo that draws respectable firms, to further boost post-graduation job prospects for its students.

The school boasts a 100% graduate employment rate last year for its Accounting and Finance, Business and Management, and Real Estate programmes – with many students receiving job offers before graduation.

Henley has excellent graduate employability due to its rigorous curriculum and close industry networking.Henley has excellent graduate employability due to its rigorous curriculum and close industry networking.

Students can take advantage of the flexible choices which allow them to study at Henley in the UK, for one or two years, on the University of Reading’s main campus in Reading, which is situated on 130 hectares of beautiful English countryside.

Reading town is just a 30-minute train journey from London and the university’s campus was recently named the 2022 StudentCrowd University Awards top institution for campus and facilities.

Prospective students with SPM, IGCSE, A-level, UEC and equivalent qualifications can apply to join the university in April, July and September this year, be it directly to their first year of their degree programme or via the International Foundation programme.

For more information, go to, or contact the university to arrange a consultation or campus visit.

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