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 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.

Start with us virtually

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If you are unable to join us on campus for the start of your programme, you can start virtually and join us in the UK at a later date.

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 September 2021

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.

Start virtually from home

You may be unsure about travelling right now and choose to start your programme virtually from home – joining us on campus by 6th April 2022†.

By studying virtually, 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.

** We strongly recommend that students who are under the age of 18, who are arriving into the UK from countries on the UK travel red-list, begin their studies virtually from home.

† Or an alternative date to be advised. Please note that this information is subject to approval by the University. Government guidance to prevent the spread of COVID-19 is regularly changing and therefore we will continue to review and adapt the measures that we’re putting in place to safeguard our staff and students. Students should continue to check government health and travel advice regularly before making any plans to travel. We will continue to communicate with you in the event of any changes.

‡ Subject to terms and conditions.

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