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Entry requirements

To study for a postgraduate degree you will need to meet Royal Holloway’s general entrance requirements, as well as those set by the department to which you’ve applied.

For a Postgraduate diploma

The entry requirement depends on the programme. Refer to the individual course details for specific requirements.

For a Masters degree

We usually ask for a UK second class honours degree or equivalent overseas qualification and, in some cases, you’ll need additional professional experience.

For some courses, we ask for a UK 2:1 degree or an equivalent, but we will also consider a ‘high’ UK 2:2, where your final award is 57% or more (or equivalent). Relevant professional experience will also be considered.

Master's Foundation Programme

The Master’s Foundation Programme is available as a two or three-term programme, with progression* to a wide range of Master’s degrees at Royal Holloway. The course is taught at ONCAMPUS London, based at Birkbeck, in the heart of the University of London. The programme is a focused pathway designed to prepare international students for postgraduate study in the UK.

To find out more about the programme, including entry requirements, programme structure and progression to Royal Holloway, please click here.

* Students will have the opportunity to progress to Royal Holloway if they achieve the minimum requirements on the Master's Foundation Programme. Requirements may differ depending on the programme students wish to apply for.

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