Entry requirements

Statement of purpose

A statement of purpose will be required from each applicant (no more than 500 words in length).

Undergraduate degree: A good second-class honours degree (2:1 preferred) or the equivalent from an Internationally recognised University’

Degree discipline: Any discipline

See country and region-specific information and entry requirements for International applicants or please contact us with any questions.

English Language Requirements

Studying in a second language can be challenging. If your English language ability is below the minimum requirement, we may ask for evidence of proficiency. Alternatively, we may ask you to attend an English language course before you begin your studies with us.

Requirement Criteria IELTS 6.5 with no component below 6.0 in any sub-skills.

Acceptance of LanguageCert Online and DuoLingo English qualifications

We appreciate the difficulties that some students are having with the availability of English Language tests, as the impact of the global pandemic continues. As a result of this, we are pleased to announce that we can now accept the non-SELT version of LanguageCert (which includes the online version) and DuoLingo as suitable English language qualifications. These can be accepted for direct entry onto Undergraduate (except Speech and Language Therapy), Postgraduate Taught (except Speech and Language Therapy) and Postgraduate Research programmes.

For information on individual programme requirements and other English language qualifications, please visit our English requirement equivalent page.

If you require specific advice on your qualification please contact admissions directly by e-mail  or telephone at +44 (0) 118 378 5289.

Pre-sessional English language programme

Months of entry


Course content

This programme is a masters-level, dual degree programme in partnership with POLIMI Graduate School of Management. Students who successfully complete this programme will be awarded the Masters of Science (MSc) from the University of Reading and the Master di l livello from the POLIMI Graduate School of Management.

This Masters programme will equip you with knowledge and skills to investigate, identify, and implement the strategic choices multinational firms need to make to compete in an increasingly digitalised global economy.

This programme is an interdisciplinary programme that offers a unique opportunity to learn two different but interrelated fields in business, international business and global operation management in the context of digital transformation. In this programme, you will take a holistic view of the international business environment in the digital era, regarding the challenges and opportunities of internationalisation and how digital technologies can help firms to face these challenges.

Fees and funding

UK students
19,300 euros
International students
19,300 euros

See University website

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    18 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Henley Business School Recruitment Team