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How to apply

How to apply

The deadline for postgraduate courses starting in September 2024 is 31 July 2024, and we'll notify you by 17 September. As popular courses fill up fast, we encourage early applications.

Scholarship deadlines are usually earlier than the application deadline so please check our scholarship pages for individual deadlines.

Applications for January 2025 are now open, the application deadline is 1 November 2024.

To create an application for one of our postgraduate programmes please click the button below.

Please follow the instructions on Royal Holloway Applicant Portal and be sure to provide the following documentation in support of your application. Submitting an application without the following will result in a delayed outcome:

  • Personal Statement
  • Final or interim transcript of results with English translations (with the exception of students from Royal Holloway)
  • Final Degree Certificate with English translations (with the exception of students from Royal Holloway)
  • Proof of English language proficiency where necessary (E.g. IELTS certificate)
  • Reference or referee details
  • Portfolio, Research proposal or writing examples where specified in the application form
  • Work experience if relevant
  • Passport for those in need of a student visa.

Please note that you must submit your initial application in order to proceed to the next stage to upload your documents. You will be able to upload your documents on the Supplemental Items page on your Applicant Portal. 

Before you start, take a look at the entry requirements for your chosen postgraduate course using our Course Finder tool.

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