Royal Holloway enrolls approximately 10,615 students every year with 2,160 being the international students. About 8,035 are undergraduate students and 1,803 are postgraduate students. They have an acceptance rate of 16.98%.
The admission at Royal Holloway is completely merit-based. The admission requirements are different for every country. An average overall grade of 80-85% and 55-65% is expected, respectively, for the undergraduate and graduate programs.
Along with it, English language proficiency is also evaluated. The applicants should attempt for standardized tests like TOEFL, IELTS, Pearsons Test of English and Cambridge Advanced English.
|Application portal||UG: UCAS|
PG: Royal Holloway Online application form
|Mode of payment||Credit card|
|Intake season (for international students)||During summer|
|Work experience||Not required|
|Financial aid (for international students)||Scholarship|
The undergraduate applications are filled through UCAS, so applications should be received according to their deadline. For international students, the application is open till June only if the seats are vacant.
The International students applying for the graduate program should apply as soon as possible because the seats get filled up really fast. They can apply during the last semester of the undergraduate program. Below are the deadlines for undergraduate and graduate applications:
|Undergraduate admission||September 5 – January 15|
|Graduate admission||No deadline|
The international students have different requirements according to the country they belong to.
For India, they have the following requirements:
International students should demonstrate their English Language proficiency through standardized tests. They accept the internationally recognized English Language qualifications like IELTS, Pearson Test of English (PTE), Cambridge Advanced English (CAE) and TOEFL IBT. In some countries, they also accept local English language qualifications.x
Students who are unable to meet the English language requirements will have to apply for a preparation program at the Royal Holloway International study center. On successful completion of this program, the students can join the specific course they have applied for.
|English Proficiency Tests||Minimum Scores Required|
After the applicants have been offered a course in the college, they can now apply for Tier 4 (General Student Visa). But along with the offer letter, they should be able to speak and write in English and should have enough money to support their studies.
Applicants will have to apply for the visa online through the British Government’s official Gov.UK website. This should be done 3 months prior to the day of travel. All the documents should be translated into English with the name of the translator and the date of the translation. And a visa fee of 348 Euros should be paid.
The required documents are:
Where to apply: https://www.ucas.com/
Where to apply: Graduate application form
|MA in Marketing||Bachelors degree with 60% to 65%/ CGPA of 6.0 out of 10|
|MSc in International Management||Bachelors degree with 55% to 60%/ CGPA of 5.5 to 6.0 out of 10|
|MSc in Information Security||Bachelors degree with 55% to 60%/ CGPA of 5.5 to 6.0 out of 10|
|MSc in Immersive Technology||Bachelors degree with 55% to 60%/ CGPA of 5.5 to 6.0 out of 10|
|MSc in Computation Finance||Bachelors degree with 60% to 65%/ CGPA of 6.0 out of 10|
The university takes about 4 - 6 weeks to evaluate the applications after receiving it. You may get the notification about the selection via email. If your application does not meet all the requirements, then you may be admitted on a conditional basis. You fill the condition within the deadline, your admission is guaranteed.