Study options

We will get you to where you want to be

Our aim is to get you to where you want to be, studying a postgraduate or undergraduate degree at Royal Holloway University London.

Studying with us in 2021/22 is about putting your education first. It is your time to learn, to develop and to be ready for the world. By starting your university education now, you can look forward to achieving your graduation dreams and starting an exciting graduate-level job in just a few short years. Whether your goal is to start your own business, research medical developments, work for an NGO or something in between, this is your future.

Join us online

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If you are unable to join us on campus for the start of your programme, you can start online and join us in the UK at a later date, or study your whole programme online from home*.

Join us on campus

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Find out about studying your programme on campus, what to expect from blended learning and tips for preparing to travel.

Prepare for success

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Gain the competitive edge before you start your academic programme with our online preparation course.

Start your programme in January 2022

Choose how you study^

We will be ready to support you – wherever you choose to start your studies. Whether you begin your education in a classroom on-campus or virtually from the comfort of your own home, you will receive quality teaching, expert support and be fully integrated into our student community from day one. As an OfS registered provider, all students studying with us will experience the highest level of teaching and student support, whether they study online or on campus.

Join us on campus^

If you join us on campus, you can expect:

  • Experienced teachers and support staff
  • One-to-one support at every stage
  • Additional health and safety measures
  • Blended learning, which is a mixture of face-to-face and virtual teacher-led learning

*For latest information on COVID-19 lockdown restrictions in the UK, visit: https://www.studygroup.com/study/local-guidance.

Study online from home^

You may be unsure about travelling right now and choose to start your programme online from home and join us on campus at a later date, or start and finish your programme online from home*.

By studying online, you can expect‡:

  • 21-day money-back satisfaction offer
  • Visa refund policy
  • Wider range of English language tests accepted (CAS requirements stay the same)

Earn whilst you learn with Job Ready

Confirm your place with us and gain access to Job Ready, our free service designed to help you secure a job while you study with us in the UK.

In partnership with our expert career development partners, you will:

  • Learn how to write a compelling, eye-catching CV
  • Take part in mock interviews
  • Receive assistance in setting up interviews with employers

You can find out more about Job Ready here.

Prepare to Arrive

Prepare to Arrive is brand-new programme designed to help you prepare for your pre-CAS credibility interview and for your studies in the UK. Succeeding in the interview is a key step on your journey to joining us in the UK.

Delivered at no extra cost, this short online course is fully self-guided meaning you can access the programme anytime, anywhere. At the end of the course you will be invited to book your pre-CAS eligibility interview.

Once you’ve completed Prepare to Arrive and paid your first term fees, you’ll be eligible to join our 4-week online preparation course, Prepare for Success.

*Subject to continued approval by the UK Visas and Immigration service, or circumstances that are subject to approval under our specific academic regulations.

^Information does not relate to Online Accelerated Pre-Masters Programme, as this programme is fully virtual.

Find out more about starting your studies or check the latest COVID-19 information.