Applicants to Royal Holloway come from a diverse range of backgrounds and we accept a broad range of qualifications to our courses. Each applicant is considered carefully on their individual merits, but please see below for the standard minimum entry requirements.
A levels & International Baccalaureate (IB)
Students who have taken A levels or the IB Diploma will be considered for direct entry onto our undergraduate programmes. Specific grade requirements can be found in the course finder entry for your chosen course.
International Foundation Programmes
Students who have taken recognised international foundation programmes will be considered for direct entry onto our undergraduate programmes. The entry requirements will vary depending on which programme you have taken.
Students who have successfully completed a UK Bachelor's degree in an appropriate subject will be considered for entry to a Royal Holloway Master's degree programme. Exact requirements will depend upon the programme and some programmes may have other specific entry requirements. Please see the relevant course finder entry for further information.
Students who have successfully completed a UK Master's degree in an appropriate subject will be considered for entry to a Royal Holloway MPhil/PhD programme. Your potential supervisor should be able to assist you with the department-specific application requirements but if you are in doubt please contact the Director of Graduate Studies for further guidance.
Students will need to be able to prove that they have a minimum level of English language proficiency.
Students who do not quite make the English language requirements may be able to take a pre-sessional English language programme.
For undergraduate students, applications are made online via UCAS. Students applying for a postgraduate course apply to Royal Holloway directly.
You can find further information on how to apply in the Study here section of the Royal Holloway website.
Royal Holloway is pleased to offer a number of prestigious International Excellence Scholarships to outstanding Undergraduate or Masters students each year.
For information on other general scholarships that overseas students may be eligible to apply for, please see the international student scholarship pages.
Meet us in the United Kingdom
A team of International Officers visit schools and colleges in the UK on a regular basis. If you are interested in us visiting your school or college, please ask your teachers to get in touch with us. Further information on the presentations we can provide can be found on the Educational Advisors and Schools pages.
We also attend international education exhibitions in the UK, open specifically to international students. You can find out more details about the upcoming exhibitions we will be attending on our travel calendar.
Royal Holloway representatives in the UK
Royal Holloway has appointed representatives around the UK who can offer you advice and assistance with your application.
53 Deene Close
Oxon OX17 3LD
Tel: 01295 816878
BCIE UK Head Office
Priory Business Park
Bedford MK44 3WH
Tel: 0870 803 4317
iBIC (Building) near the Aston Swimming Pool
Holt Court South
Birmingham B7 4EJ
Tel: 0121 2503633
43 Temple Row
Birmingham B2 5LS
Tel: 0121 237 6017
Room 1, 19 York Place
Tel: 0131 558 9000
1F, 80 Mortimer Street
London W1W 7SD
Tel: 020 7580 1758
29-30 Windmill Street
London W1T 2JL
Tel: 020 7462 6480
(IAE EduNet have 80 offices globally, you can find a list of these on their website)
Forsyth Business Centre, The Podium
1 Eversholt Street
Euston, London NW1 2DN
Tel: 020 7554 0800
SI-UK (Study International) London
Room 538, Linen Hall
162-168 Regent Street,
London W1B 5TF
Tel: 020 7287 7040
One Lyric Square
London W6 0NB
Tel: 020 3008 8162
75 Lever Street
Manchester M1 1FL
Tel: 0161 244 5777
2 Fairfield Street,
Manchester M1 3GF
Tel: 0161 236 0660
IG for Education Services (Middle East)
4th Floor, 51 Cornmarket Street
Oxfordshire OX1 3HA
Preston PR1 8DU
Tel: 01772 823656
34 Ormskirk Road
Lancashire PR1 2QP
Tel: 01772 828578 / 07508 049622