Royal Holloway warmly welcomes students from Ghana.
We currently have a growing number of Ghanaian students at Royal Holloway. The most popular course choices amongst Ghanaian students are: Earth Sciences, Information Security, Human Geography, Management, and Sociology.
The Regional Manager responsible for Ghana is Sam Gibson. For further information or assistance with making an application please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
The qualifications we accept
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 for students from Ghana.
West Africa Secondary School Certificate SSCE/WASSCE
If you have completed the Diploma of Secondary Education you will need to take our one year International Foundation Year, or the equivalent from another institution, before beginning your undergraduate studies.
Students who have successfully completed one year of a Bachelor's degree in Ghana with good grades will be considered for direct entry to the first year of a Royal Holloway Bachelor's degree programme.
A levels & International Baccalaureate (IB)
If you have taken A levels or the IB, you 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.
University preparation programmes
The Royal Holloway International Study Centre provides an International Foundation Year programme, which is designed for international students who do not quite meet the requirements for an undergraduate course. This programme will help to develop your academic and English language skills in preparation for university. Upon successful completion, you can progress to degree level study at Royal Holloway, University of London.
If you have taking or have successfully completed a bachelor degree in an appropriate subject with good grades/GPA and at a reputable university you will be considered for entry onto a Royal Holloway Master's programme.
Exact requirements will depend upon the programme, but most departments will ask for a Second Class Upper or Lower degree or equivalent.
English Language requirements
To apply to any of our courses, you need to prove a minimum level of English language proficiency.
For postgraduate programmes, if you have studied your bachelors degree in Ghana you will meet our English language requirements.
Students who do not quite make the English language requirements may be able to take a pre-sessional English language programme.
How to apply
Undergraduate students applications are made online via UCAS.
Postgraduate applications are made on our website using the online application form.
If you are applying to a University preparation course apply to Royal Holloway directly. There is more application information in the Studying Here section of the Royal Holloway website.
Royal Holloway in Ghana
We make regular trips to Ghana to meet with prospective students and attend events.
6th/7th February 2020
Study UK Fair Ghana
British Council Accra
11 Liberia Road, Accra
Sam Gibson will also be available for meetings on 5th February. Please contact him directly (email@example.com) to arrange an appointment.
We also have permanent representatives in Accra
The British Council provides comprehensive advice on many aspects of studying in Britain
The Ghanaian High Commission in London for assistance for Ghanaian citizens in the UK
The British High Commission in Ghana for advice on visas
UKCISA promotes and protects the needs of international students in the UK