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Postgraduate programmes


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Welcome to a vibrant, and cosmopolitan research community


Welcome to a world class learning environment


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Welcome to a world class research department


The Department of Geography at Royal Holloway is one of the leading centres for international geographical research in the UK.

In the 2014 UK Research Excellence Framework (REF) we were ranked second in the UK. We also have consistently high scores for 'overall student satisfaction' in the National Student Survey.

We have an annual intake of about 50 postgraduate taught students on our six MSc/MA programmes:


There is a range of funding sources for students on our Master’s courses:


  1. Departmental Master’s Scholarships (up to £1,000 each). One per programme.
  2. Vanina Boix Bursary (up to £1,000). Students on the Practising Sustainable Development and ICT4D courses are eligible.
  3. MA Cultural Geography Scholarship (up to £1,000).

Candidates must have been given an offer (conditional or unconditional) by 31 May 2016.   MA/MSc Directors will contact all eligible candidates to ask whether they would like to be considered for an award.

College:  All Students

  1. Alumni discount. All students who have graduated from an undergraduate programme at RHUL will have an automatic 10% discount on their fees.

College: Home/EU Students

  1. RHBNC Trust & Bedford Scholarships (Full tuition-fee waiver).                            Deadline: 13 April 2016.

College: Overseas Students

  1. International Excellence Scholarships (£5,000 tuition-fee waiver).                       Deadline: 13 April 2016.
  2. US Foundation International Excellence Scholarships (£4,750).                          Deadline: 13 April 2016
  3. Santander International Excellence Scholarships (£5,000 tuition-fee waiver).    Deadline:  8 June 2016.

Further information 

For further information, please do not hesitate to contact our Postgraduate Administrators, Karen Oliver or Liz Hamilton.











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