Over the 130-year history of the university, we have created an environment where a close-knit community thrives on the most beautiful campus in the UK

Royal Holloway, University of London

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A mixture of surbaban and rural. Our campus is one of the most beautiful in the world with numerous teaching and study spaces, bars and cafés, high-quality accommodation, and sports facilities. All this is set in 135 acres of stunning parkland, mixed with woodland and meadows.

Medium Institution

8400

Undergraduate Students

Average Undergraduate Class Size

Seminars and workshops tend to average around 16 students

Education Model

We offer a variety of single honours, joints and major/minor combinations. Royal Holloway also offers Liberal Arts degrees which enables students to study in a variety of different departments.

Selectivity

Somewhat Selective

Internships within degree

Yes

Study Abroad Available

Yes

IB Grade Requirements

32 points including EE and TOK. Higher Levels ranging from 555 to 665 depending on the programme

UFP Requirements

AAAB-AABB depending on the programme. Students also need to be studying the relevant pathway.

Cost of Tuition

Home student fees are £9,250 per year.
International student fees range between £17,000-£21,000 per year depending on the programme

Financial Aid Available?

We offer a variety of scholarships for all students to apply for each year. This are normally competitive and require additional applications once a student is holding an offer.

Royal Holloway, University of London, is ranked in the top 20 universities in the UK and the top 300 universities in the world. Through world-class research that expands minds and changes lives, the dedication of our teachers and the feel of the Royal Holloway experience, ours is a community that inspires individuals to succeed academically, socially and personally.

The university was founded by two social reformers who pioneered the ideal of education and knowledge for all who could benefit. Their vision lives on today. As one of the UK’s leading research-intensive universities we are home to some of the world’s foremost authorities in the sciences, arts, business, economics and law. We are strengthened by diversity, and welcome students and academics who travel from all over the world to study and work here, ensuring an international and multicultural perspective within a close knit and historic campus.

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Subjects

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World Top 500

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UK Top 50

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Accounting & Finance
Country Top 50
Archaeology
World Top 200
Biological Sciences/Biology
Country Top 50
Business and Management
Country Top 50
Civil Engineering
Country Top 50
Classics & Ancient History
UK Top 20
Communication and Media Studies
Country Top 30
Communication and Media Studies
World Top 200
Computer Science
Country Top 30
Creative Writing
Country Top 10
Dance, Drama and Cinematics
UK Top 30
Economics
Country Top 30
Economics & Econometrics
World Top 500
English
Country Top 50
English Language & Literature
World Top 200
Geography & Environmental Science
UK Top 30
Geology
World Top 200
Geology
UK Top 20
History
World Top 200
History
Country Top 30
Marketing
Country Top 50
Mathematics
Country Top 50
Music
Country Top 10
Performing Arts
World Top 50
Philosophy
Country Top 20
Physics & Astronomy
UK Top 20
Physics & Astronomy
World Top 500
Politics/Political Science
Country Top 30
Psychology
World Top 200
Psychology
Country Top 30
Subject Name
Degree Area
Accounting & Finance
Business
Archaeology
Society & Social Sciences
Artificial Intelligence and Robotics
Computing & ICT
Astronomy/Astrophysics
Sciences
Biochemistry/Biomedicine
Sciences
Biological Sciences
Sciences
Business and Management
Business
Classics and Ancient History
Society & Social Sciences
Communication and Media Studies
English & Media
Computer Games and Graphics
Computing & ICT
Computer Science
Computing & ICT
Creative Writing
English & Media
Dance
Performing Arts
Drama & Theatre
Performing Arts
Ecology & Conservation
Sciences
Economics
Society & Social Sciences
Electronic/Electrical Engineering
Engineering
English Literature and/or Language
English & Media
Environmental Science
Sciences
Film and Media Production
Art & Design
Financial Mathematics
Mathematics
Geography
Society & Social Sciences
Geology/Geoscience
Sciences
History
Society & Social Sciences
International Relations
Society & Social Sciences
Law
Society & Social Sciences
Liberal Arts Only
Liberal Arts & Sciences
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Liberal Arts & Sciences
Marketing
Business
Mathematics
Mathematics
Modern Languages Mixed
Language & Culture
Music
Performing Arts
Philosophy
Society & Social Sciences
Philosophy Politics and Economics
Society & Social Sciences
Physics
Sciences
Politics
Society & Social Sciences
Psychology
Society & Social Sciences
Sociology
Society & Social Sciences
Software Engineering
Computing & ICT
Statistics
Mathematics
Zoology
Sciences

Internships and Study Abroad

All undergraduate students have the opportunity to apply to spend one year of their degree abroad. We currently have partnerships with universities in USA, Canada, Mexico, China, Hong Kong, South Korea, Japan, Australia and New Zealand.

All undergraduate students have the opportunity to apply have a year in industry as part of their degree. We have placement officers and a Careers and Employability team who can help students find placements, or students can find these themselves. We do not encourage students to take unpaid work, and students can complete their placement overseas.

Chat with our students

Find out what student life is really like at Royal Holloway from some of our current students. Whether it’s about our accommodation options or the best places to hang out on campus, our students are happy to help.