ROYAL HOLLOWAY, UNIVERSITY OF LONDON, EGHAM, ENGLAND - ADMISSION

Egham, EnglandLOCATION
CollegeSCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1849Established Year
  9099Enrollment
University of LondonParent College

Royal Holloway, University of London Admission 2020-2021, Requirement, Deadline & Acceptance Rate

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.

Highlights

Application portalUG: UCAS
PG: Royal Holloway Online application form
Acceptance rate16.9%
Mode of paymentCredit card 
Academic CalendarYearly
Intake season (for international students)During summer
Work experienceNot required
Financial aid (for international students)Scholarship

Royal Holloway Application Deadline

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:

ProgramsDeadlines
Undergraduate admissionSeptember 5 – January 15
Graduate admissionNo deadline

Royal Holloway International Student Admissions

The international students have different requirements according to the country they belong to.

For India, they have the following requirements:

  • The applicants applying for Undergraduate programs should have completed their higher secondary education with an overall grade of 80% to 85% in the subjects specified in GCE A- level entry requirements for the course.
  • The applicants having a Diploma of Secondary will have to take a one year International Foundation year. And direct admission for an A- levels or International Baccalaureate (IB).
  • Grades are considered according to the course the applicant is applying for.
  • The applicants applying for Graduate programs should have completed their bachelor's degree with an overall grade of 80% to 85% in the subjects specified in GCE A- level entry requirements for the course.
  • The international students, whose first language is not English should demonstrate their proficiency in the English language through standardized tests like TOEFL (IBT), IELTS, Pearsons Test of English and Cambridge advance English.

Royal Holloway English Proficiency 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 TestsMinimum Scores Required
IELTS6.5
PTE61
CAEGrade C
TOEFL (IBT)88

Visa Process for International Students

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:

  • Current passport
  • Evidence of funds (To show that you are eligible to pay your study and living expenses)
  • Acceptance letter from the university or college of the UK. CAS (Confirmation of Acceptance for Studies) reference number
  • Passport size photographs.
  • Assessment documentation
  • Academic Technology Approval Scheme (ATAS) clearance certificate. (submit if asked for)
  • Tuberculosis screening (if required)

Royal Holloway Undergraduate Admissions

Where to apply: https://www.ucas.com/

Eligibility criteria:

  • Students who have completed their higher secondary education are eligible for direct admission. Different countries may have different eligibility requirements.
  • The applicants should have an overall grade of 80% to 85% in the subjects specified in GCE A- level entry requirements for the course.
  • The applicants who have completed their Diploma of Secondary will have to take a one year International Foundation year. After successful completion of this, the students can continue with their undergraduate studies.
  • Direct admission is available for students who have taken an A- levels or International Baccalaureate (IB). Grades are considered according to the course the applicant is applying for.
  • The students should possess a minimum level of English language proficiency.

Admission requirements:

  • Apply for the online application through UCAS. Royal Holloway Institution code is R72
  • UCAS will demand personal and academic information along and also a personal statement.
  • Applicants should submit the transcripts of their previous education. The A levels and International Baccalaureate do not need to submit any additional requirements.

Royal Holloway Graduate Admissions

Where to apply: Graduate application form

Admission requirements:

  • Apply for the online application directly through Royal Holloway.
  • Students who have completed their Bachelor's degree with an overall grade of 55% to 65% are considered for entry. Different programs have specific requirements.
  • The students should possess a minimum level of English language proficiency and demonstrate it by qualifying tests like IELTS, TOEFL etc. They also accept local English language qualifications from some countries.
  • And those who are unable to score the minimum marks in English Language examinations should take a pre-sessional English language program.
  • Submit all the additional requirements asked for. They may include experience, reference, personal statement, and additional documents.
CourseAcademic Requirements
MA in MarketingBachelors degree with 60% to 65%/ CGPA of 6.0 out of 10
MSc in International ManagementBachelors degree with 55% to 60%/ CGPA of 5.5 to 6.0 out of 10
MSc in Information SecurityBachelors degree with 55% to 60%/ CGPA of 5.5 to 6.0 out of 10
MSc in Immersive TechnologyBachelors degree with 55% to 60%/ CGPA of 5.5 to 6.0 out of 10
MSc in Computation FinanceBachelors 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.

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