Prospective students from Norway can apply for Lånekassen funding to study at Royal Holloway, and additional Lånekassen funds are available to study on our prestigious MSc Information Security.
The Regional Manager responsible for Norway is Jamie Pipkin, who visits Norway every year. If you have any questions about Royal Holloway, or about making an application get in touch with us here Jamie.Pipkin@royalholloway.ac.uk.
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 Norway.
Certificate of Upper Secondary Education (Vitnemål fra den Videregående Skole)
If you have taken the Certificate of Upper Secondary Education (Vitnemål fra den Videregående Skole), you will be considered for direct entry onto our undergraduate programmes. You will be expected to have an average grade of between four - five depending on which course you are applying for; the majority of undergraduate courses will require an average grade of four with a five in at least one subject related to your chosen course.
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.
Our International Foundation Year, run by Study Group, is a programme of academic and English language study skills for international students who do not meet the direct entry requirements for undergraduate study.
Master's Degree (Magister)
If you have successfully completed a Bachelor's degree in an appropriate subject with good grades/GPA and at a reputable university, then you will be considered for entry to a Royal Holloway Master's degree programme. Exact requirements will depend upon the programme, but most departments will ask for a minimum final grade of either B or C.
Research Degree (MPhil/PhD)
If you have successfully completed a Masters degree in an appropriate subject with good grades/GPA and at a reputable university will be considered for entry to a Royal Holloway MPhil/PhD programme. Exact requirements will depend upon the programme, but most departments will ask for a minimum final grade of either B or C.
English Language requirements
To apply to any of our courses, you need to prove a minimum level of English language proficiency.
Students who do not quite make the English language requirements may be able to take a pre-sessional English language programme.
Students with between four and five in the English components of the Certificate of Upper Secondary Education (Vitnemål fra den Videregående Skole) will be considered for exemption from IELTS / TOEFL requirements.
How to apply
Royal Holloway in Norway
We make frequent trips to Norway, they are a chance to meet us in person and talk about any aspect of applying to, or studying at Royal Holloway. For details of our next visit contact Jamie.Pipkin@royalholloway.ac.uk
We also have a permanent representative in Norway with offices across the country.
Across The Pond
Phone numbers: http://no.studyacrossthepond.com/hvem-vi-er
The British Council In Norway provides comprehensive advice on many aspects of studying in Britain
The British Embassy in Oslo for advice on visas and visiting the UK
The Norwegian Embassy in London for services for Norwegian citizens living in the UK
UKCISA promotes and protects the needs of international students in the UK.