Progression degrees

After starting the International Foundation Year, you will receive a conditional offer of a degree place. Once you complete the programme and achieve the required grades, you can enter the first year of your chosen undergraduate degree at the University. The required progression grades will depend on your chosen degree programme and progression to some degrees may also require an interview. Please note that the progression requirements are subject to final confirmation.

Click on your preparation programme pathway name to jump to the relevant degrees available: 

Arts and Social Sciences

Degree Programmes Award Overall Grade English Grade
BA History, Politics and International Relations BA (Hons) 65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills
BA American Literature and Creative Writing BA (Hons) 65% 70% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills
BA Ancient & Medieval History BA (Hons) 65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills
BA Ancient History BA (Hons) 65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills
BA Ancient History and Philosophy BA (Hons) 65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills
BA Ancient History with Philosophy BA (Hons) 65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills
BA Classical Archaeology and Ancient History BA (Hons) 65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills
BA Classical Studies BA (Hons) 65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills
BA Classical Studies and Comparative Literature and Culture BA (Hons) 65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills
BA Classical Studies and Drama BA (Hons) 65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills
BA Classical Studies and Philosophy BA (Hons) 65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills
BA Classical Studies with Philosophy BA (Hons) 65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills
BA Classics BA (Hons) 65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills
BA Classics and Philosophy BA (Hons) 65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills
BA Classics with Philosophy BA (Hons) 65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills
BA Comparative Literature and Culture BA (Hons) 60% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills
BA Comparative Literature and Culture and Drama BA (Hons) 60% 60% with 70% in Writing and 40% other skills
BA Comparative Literature and Culture and English BA (Hons) 65% 70% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills
BA Comparative Literature and Culture with International Film BA (Hons) 60% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills
BA Comparative Literature and Culture with Philosophy BA (Hons) 65% 60% with 70% in Writing and 40% other skills
BA Comparative Literature and Cultures with History of Arts and Visual Culture BA (Hons) 60% 60% with 70% in Writing and 40% other skills
BA Dance BA (Hons) 60% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills
BA Digital Media Culture and Technology BA (Hons) 65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills
BA Drama and Creative Writing BA (Hons) 65% 70% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills
BA Drama and Dance BA (Hons) 60% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills
BA Drama and Music BA (Hons) 65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills
BA Drama and Philosophy BA (Hons) 65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills
BA Drama and Theatre Studies BA (Hons) 60% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills
BA Drama with Film BA (Hons) 65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills
BA Drama with Philosophy BA (Hons) 65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills
BA English BA (Hons) 65% 70% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills
BA English and Classical Studies BA (Hons) 65% 70% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills
BA English and Creative Writing BA (Hons) 65% 70% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills
BA English and Drama BA (Hons) 65% 70% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills
BA English and Film Studies BA (Hons) 65% 70% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills
BA English and History BA (Hons) 65% 70% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills
BA English and Latin BA (Hons) 65% 70% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills
BA English with Philosophy BA (Hons) 65% 70% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills
BA European and International Studies (French) BA (Hons) 65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills
BA European and International Studies (German) BA (Hons) 65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills
BA European and International Studies (Italian) BA (Hons) 65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills
BA European and International Studies (Spanish) BA (Hons) 65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills
BA Film Studies BA (Hons) 65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills
BA Film Studies with Philosophy BA (Hons) 65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills
BA Film, Television and Digital Production BA (Hons) 65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills
BA Geography BA (Hons) 65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills
BA Greek BA (Hons) 60% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills
BA History BA (Hons) 65% 60% overall with min. 40% in other skills
BA History and Music BA (Hons) 65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills
BA History and Philosophy BA (Hons) 65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills
BA History of Art and Visual Culture and Comparative Literature and Culture BA (Hons) 60% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills
BA Human Geography BA (Hons) 65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills
BA International Relations BA (Hons) 65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills
BA Latin BA (Hons) 65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills
BA Liberal Arts BA (Hons) 65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills
BA Liberal Arts with a language year abroad BA (Hons) 65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills
BA Liberal Arts with International Year BA (Hons) 65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills
BA Modern and Contemporary History BA (Hons) 65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills
BA Modern Languages BA (Hons) 60% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills
BA Modern Languages and Classical Studies BA (Hons) 65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills
BA Modern Languages and Comparative Literature and Culture BA (Hons) 60% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills
BA Modern Languages and Drama BA (Hons) 60% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills
BA Modern Languages and English BA (Hons) 65% 70% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills
BA Modern Languages and Greek BA (Hons) 65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills
BA Modern Languages and History BA (Hons) 65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills
BA Modern Languages and History of Art and Visual Cultures BA (Hons) 60% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills
BA Modern Languages and Latin BA (Hons) 65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills
BA Modern Languages and Management BA (Hons) 65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills
BA Modern Languages and Music BA (Hons) 65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills
BA Modern Languages and Philosophy BA (Hons) 65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills
BA Modern Languages and Translation Studies BA (Hons) 60% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills
BA Modern Languages with History of Art and Visual Culture BA (Hons) 60% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills
BA Modern Languages with International Film BA (Hons) 60% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills
BA Modern Languages with International Relations BA (Hons) 65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills
BA Modern Languages with Mathematics BA (Hons) 65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills
BA Modern Languages with Music BA (Hons) 65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills
BA Modern Languages with Philosophy BA (Hons) 65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills
BA Modern Languages with Translation Studies BA (Hons) 60% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills
BA Music and English BA (Hons) 65% 70% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills
BA Music and Philosophy BA (Hons) 65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills
BA Music with French BA (Hons) 65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills
BA Music with German BA (Hons) 65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills
BA Music with Italian BA (Hons) 65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills
BA Music with Philosophy BA (Hons) 65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills
BA Music with Political Studies BA (Hons) 65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills
BA Music with Spanish BA (Hons) 65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills
BA Philosophy BA (Hons) 65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills
BA Politics BA (Hons) 65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills
BA Politics and International Relations BA (Hons) 65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills
BA Politics and International Relations and Philosophy BA (Hons) 65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills
BA Politics and Philosophy and Economics BA (Hons) 65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills
BA Politics with Philosophy BA (Hons) 65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills
BA Translation Studies BA (Hons) 60% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills
BA Translation Studies & Comparative Literature and Culture BA (Hons) 60% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills
BA Translation Studies & Comparative Literature and Culture with a year abroad BA (Hons) 60% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills
BA Translation Studies & History of Art and Visual Culture BA (Hons) 60% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills
BA Translation Studies & History of Art and Visual Culture with a year abroad BA (Hons) 60% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills
BA Translation Studies with a year abroad BA (Hons) 60% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills
BA Translation Studies with History of Art and Visual Culture BA (Hons) 60% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills
BA Translation Studies with History of Art and Visual Culture with a year abroad BA (Hons) 60% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills
BA Translation Studies with International Film BA (Hons) 65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills
BA Translation Studies with International Film with a year abroad BA (Hons) 65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills
BMus Music BMus (Hons) 65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills
BSc Criminology and Sociology BSc (Hons) 60% 60% overall with min. 40% in other skills
BSc Geography BSc (Hons) 65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills
LLB Law LLB 70% 60% with 50% in R & W and min 40% other skills
LLB Law with a year in industry LLB 70% 60% overall with 50% in W & R, 40% other skills
LLB Law with Criminology LLB 70% 60% overall with 50% in W & R, 40% other skills
LLB Law with Criminology with a year in industry LLB 70% 60% overall with 50% in W & R, 40% other skills
LLB Law with Sociology LLB 70% 60% overall with 50% in W & R, 40% other skills
LLB Law with Sociology with a year in industry LLB 70% 60% overall with 50% in W & R, 40% other skills

 

Management and Economics 

Degree Programmes Award Overall Grade English Grade
BSc Accounting & Finance (Year in Business) BSc (Hons) 65% 60% with 50% in R & W and min 40% other skills
BSc Accounting and Finance BSc (Hons) 65% 60% with 50% in R & W and min 40% other skills
BSc Business and Management BSc (Hons) 65% 60% with 50% in R & W and min 40% other skills
Bsc Business and Management (Year in Business) BSc (Hons) 65% 60% with 50% in R & W and min 40% other skills
BSc Computer Science with Management BSc (Hons) 65% 60% with 50% in R & W and min 40% other skills
BSc Economics and Management BSc (Hons) 65% 60% with 50% in R & W and min 40% other skills
BSc Economics and Mathematics BSc (Hons) 65% 60% with 50% in R & W and min 40% other skills
BSc Economics, Politics and International Relations BSc (Hons) 65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills
BSc Finance and Mathematics BSc (Hons) 70% 60% with 50% in R & W and min 40% other skills
BSc Management with Accounting BSc (Hons) 65% 60% with 50% in R & W and min 40% other skills
BSc Management with Accounting (Year in Business) BSc (Hons) 65% 60% with 50% in R & W and min 40% other skills
BSc Management with Digital Innovation BSc (Hons) 65% 60% with 50% in R & W and min 40% other skills
BSc Management with Digital Innovation year in business BSc (Hons) 65% 60% with 50% in R & W and min 40% other skills
BSc Management with Entrepreneurship BSc (Hons) 65% 60% with 50% in R & W and min 40% other skills
BSc Management with Entrepreneurship (Year in Business) BSc (Hons) 65% 60% with 50% in R & W and min 40% other skills
BSc Management with Human Resources BSc (Hons) 65% 60% with 50% in R & W and min 40% other skills
BSc Management with Human Resources (Year in Business) BSc (Hons) 65% 60% with 50% in R & W and min 40% other skills
BSc Management with International Business BSc (Hons) 65% 60% with 50% in R & W and min 40% other skills
BSc Management with International Business (Year in Business) BSc (Hons) 65% 60% with 50% in R & W and min 40% other skills
BSc Management with Marketing BSc (Hons) 65% 60% with 50% in R & W and min 40% other skills
BSc Management with Marketing (Year in Business) BSc (Hons) 65% 60% with 50% in R & W and min 40% other skills
BSc Management with Mathematics BSc (Hons) 65% 60% with 50% in R & W and min 40% other skills
BSc Management with Sustainability BSc (Hons) 65% 60% with 50% in R & W and min 40% other skills
BSc Management with Sustainability (Year in Business) BSc (Hons) 65% 60% with 50% in R & W and min 40% other skills
BSc(Econ) Economics BSc(Econ) (Hons) 65% 60% with 50% in R & W and min 40% other skills
BSc(Econ) Economics with French BSc(Econ) (Hons) 65% 60% with 50% in R & W and min 40% other skills
BSc(Econ) Economics with German BSc(Econ) (Hons) 65% 60% with 50% in R & W and min 40% other skills
BSc(Econ) Economics with Italian BSc(Econ) (Hons) 65% 60% with 50% in R & W and min 40% other skills
BSc(Econ) Economics with Music BSc(Econ) (Hons) 65% 60% with 70% in W and min 40% other skills
BSc(Econ) Economics with Political Studies BSc(Econ) (Hons) 65% 60% with 50% in R & W and min 40% other skills
BSc(Econ) Economics with Spanish BSc(Econ) (Hons) 65% 60% with 50% in R & W and min 40% other skills
BSc(Econ) Financial & Business Economics BSc(Econ) (Hons) 65% 60% with 50% in R & W and min 40% other skills

 

Sciences

Degree Programmes Award Overall Grade English Grade
BA Mathematics and Music BA (Hons) 65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills
BEng/MEng Electronic Engineering BEng/MEng 65% 60% overall with min. 40% in other skills
BEng/MEng Electronic Engineering with a Year in Industry BEng/MEng 65% 60% overall with min. 40% in other skills
BSc Applied Psychology BSc (Hons) 70% 60% overall with min. 40% in other skills
BSc Astrophysics BSc (Hons) 70% 60% overall with min. 40% in other skills
BSc Computer Science BSc (Hons) 65% 60% overall with min. 40% in other skills
BSc Computer Science (Artificial Intelligence) BSc (Hons) 65% 60% overall with min. 40% in other skills
BSc Computer Science (Year in Industry) BSc (Hons) 65% 60% overall with min. 40% in other skills
BSc Computer Science and (Distributed and Networked Systems) BSc (Hons) 65% 60% overall with min. 40% in other skills
BSc Computer Science and Mathematics BSc (Hons) 65% 60% overall with min. 40% in other skills
BSc Computer Science Artifical Intelligence ( Year in Industry) BSc (Hons) 65% 60% overall with min. 40% in other skills
BSc Computer Science Information Security BSc (Hons) 65% 60% overall with min. 40% in other skills
BSc Computer Science Information Security (Year in Industry) BSc (Hons) 65% 60% overall with min. 40% in other skills
BSc Computer Science Software Engineering BSc (Hons) 65% 60% overall with min. 40% in other skills
BSc Computer Science Software Engineering (Year in Industry) BSc (Hons) 65% 60% overall with min. 40% in other skills
BSc Criminology and Psychology BSc (Hons) 65% 60% overall with min. 40% in other skills
BSc Criminology and Psychology with a year in industrty BSc (Hons) 65% 60% overall with min. 40% in other skills
BSc Digital Geosciences BSc (Hons) 60% 60% overall with min. 40% in other skills
BSc Environmental Geology BSc (Hons) 60% 60% overall and a min. of 40% in all skills
BSc Environmental Geology with a Year in Industry BSc (Hons) 60% 60% overall and a min. of 40% in all skills
BSc Experimental Physics BSc (Hons) 70% 60% overall with min. 40% in other skills
BSc Geology BSc (Hons) 60% 60% overall and a min. of 40% in all skills
BSc Geology with a Year in Industry BSc (Hons) 60% 60% overall and a min. of 40% in all skills
BSc Mathematical Studies BSc (Hons) 65% 50% overall with min. 40% in other skills
BSc Mathematics BSc (Hons) 65% 50% overall and a min. of 40% other skills
BSc Mathematics and Management BSc (Hons) 65% 60% with 50% in R & W and min 40% other skills
BSc Mathematics and Music BSc (Hons) 70% 70% in writing and a minimum of 40% in all other s
BSc Mathematics and Physics BSc (Hons) 70% 60% overall and a min. of 40% other skills
BSc Mathematics with French BSc (Hons) 65% 50% overall and a min. of 40% other skills
BSc Mathematics with German BSc (Hons) 65% 50% overall and a min. of 40% other skills
BSc Mathematics with Italian BSc (Hons) 65% 50% overall with min. 40% in other skills
BSc Mathematics with Management BSc (Hons) 60% 50% in R & W and min 40% other skills
BSc Mathematics with Philosophy BSc (Hons) 60% 60% with 70% in W & 40% in other skills
BSc Mathematics with Spanish BSc (Hons) 65% 50% overall and a min. of 40% other skills
BSc Mathematics with Statistics BSc (Hons) 65% 50% overall and a min. of 40% other skills
BSc Petroleum Geology BSc (Hons) 60% 60% overall and a min. of 40% in all skills
BSc Physical Geography BSc (Hons) 65% 60% overall with 70% in writing, 40% other skills
BSc Physics BSc (Hons) 70% 60% overall and a minimum of 40% in other skills
BSc Physics with Music BSc (Hons) 75% 60% overall with min. 40% in other skills
BSc Physics with Particle Physics BSc (Hons) 70% 60% overall with min. 40% in other skills
BSc Physics with Philosophy BSc (Hons) 70% 60% overall with 70% in Wr & 40% in other skills
BSc Psychology BSc (Hons) 70% 60% overall with min. 40% in other skills
BSc Psychology and Clinical Psychology and Mental Health BSc (Hons) 70% 60% overall with min. 40% in other skills
BSc Psychology, Clinical and Cognitive Neuroscience BSc (Hons) 70% 60% overall with min. 40% in other skills
BSc Psychology, Development and Developmental Disorders BSc (Hons) 70% 60% overall with min. 40% in other skills
BSc Theoritical Physics BSc (Hons) 70% 60% overall with min. 40% in other skills
MSci Maths MSci (Hons) 70% 50% overall and a minimum of 40% in other skills
MSci Physics MSci 70% 60% overall and a min. 40% in other skills

Additional requirements

Please check the denoted symbols/notes below with the degree options listed above. Depending on your chosen degree aim, you may be required to submit evidence of an additional requirement(s) as condition of an offer of a place for the IFY.

# French language requirements - Grade B at A Level or A at AS Level.

* Italian, German and Hispanic language requirements either Grade B at A Level or another modern language Grade B at A Level or A at AS Level. 

** Mathematics with Statistics result requirement: 70%.

*** Maths (Grade B) is required for progression to Economics degrees from the Economics Pathway.

All students considering this option should have been referred to the receiving department before beginning the IFP.

All students considering this option should have been referred to the receiving department before beginning the IFY. 

Personal statement may be required.

§ Spanish, German and Italian, no GCSE language is needed, though an essay-based A-level is.

Interview may be requested prior to offer.

Δ Portfolio for creative writing required- information available on the English Department website. 

Overall grade subject to personal statement.

≈ Portfolio and interview required pre-offer.

~ Required A-level standard in appropriate language for some pathways.

+ Equivalent of grade A at A-Level Music or pass in Grade 8 Music Theory.

^^ Two languages required (Italian, Spanish, French or German).

!  Places on Management degrees are limited and will be allocated on a case-by-case basis following an interview.

‘No standard offer’ – Those applying for the IFY with the intention of studying a degree listed above as having ‘no standard offer’ will be referred to the relevant academic department for assessment. If it is advised a conditional offer for the degree will be offered along with an offer for the IFY then progression grades will be confirmed. 

An additional condition of entry in progressing from the IFY to an undergraduate degree in Music will be dependent on students reaching the equivalent of a Grade 7 in music theory and practical performance. Additional practical and theory music tuition can be provided on top of your IFY tuition. A short interview and audition may be required to assess your level in order to make a decision on whether you are permitted to progress to a Music degree programme at Royal Holloway.

These degrees and grades are subject to change.

What our students say

“The International Study Centre is helping me to develop and prepare for a degree in Management and has been an enriching experience.”


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