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brazilRoyal Holloway warmly welcomes students from Brazil.

Brazilian students at Royal Holloway study on a very diverse range of programmes including Politics and International Relations, Geography, and Management 

Alejandro Orozco is responsible for Brazil.  

Please do not hesitate to contact him at: Alejandro.Orozco@royalholloway.ac.uk if you would like any information or assistance with making an application. 

Applicants to Royal Holloway come from a diverse range of backgrounds and we accept a broad range of qualifications to our courses. Each applicant is considered carefully on their individual merits, but please see below for the standard minimum entry requirements for students from Brazil.


Ensino Médio
Students who have completed their Ensino Médio in Brazil will need to take our one year International Foundation Programme, or the equivalent from another institution, before beginning their undergraduate studies.

A-Levels & International Baccalaureate (IB) 
Students who have taken A levels or the IB will be considered for direct entry onto our undergraduate programmes. Our International Foundation Year, run by Study Group, is a programme of academic and English language study skills for international students who do not meet the direct entry requirements for undergraduate study. Specific grade requirements can be found in course finder for your chosen course.


Bachelor’s Degree 
Students who have successfully completed a 4 year Bachelor's (Bacharel or Licenciado) degree in an appropriate subject with good grades/GPA and at a reputable university will be considered for entry to a Royal Holloway Master's degree programme. Most departments will require the equivalent of an average of between 6.5/10 and 7.5/10, but exact requirements will depend upon the programme.

Master's Degree
Students who have successfully completed a Master's degree in an appropriate subject with good grades/GPA and at a reputable university will be considered for entry to a Royal Holloway MPhil/PhD programme. Exact requirements will depend upon the programme.

English Language

Students will need to be able to prove that they have a minimum level of English language proficiency.

Students who do not quite make the English language requirements may be able to take a Pre-sessional English Language Programme.



For undergraduate students, applications are made online via UCAS. Students applying for our International Foundation Year can do so online via Study Group. For help on how to apply for undergraduate study please visit our Undergraduate Applying section.

Postgraduate courses including the Pre-Master’s Diploma for International Students can be made directly to Royal Holloway online. For help on how to apply for postgraduate study please visit our Postgraduate Applying section.

Royal Holloway offers a range of scholarships for our international students. You can find out which ones you're eligible for on our undergraduate scholarships page and postgraduate scholarship page.  

If you are considering postgraduate study at Royal Holloway, you can also find out about the external funding that is available to you.

Meet us in your country

Royal Holloway frequently makes trips to Brazil, so why not take the opportunity to meet us in person? You can find out more details about the next Royal Holloway visit to Brazil on the calendar on the Meet us in your country page.



The Local Brazilian Community

There is a very strong student community at Royal Holloway and there are a range of clubs and societies for students to join, both on the campus and in the local area. For more information please see our clubs and societies page or go to the Students' Union website.

Royal Holloway is recognised as one of the University of London’s best sporting Colleges and Royal Holloway Sport  offer 35 student sports clubs and high quality on- and off-campus facilities. 

Community Action Volunteering exists to connect, train and support Royal Holloway students seeking to volunteer in the local community.


Useful Links

  • The British Council provides comprehensive advice on many aspects of studying in Britain
  • The Embassy of Brazil for assistance for Brazilian citizens living in the UK
  • The British Embassy in Brasilia for advice on visiting the UK and visas
  • UKCISA promotes and protects the needs of international students in the UK 



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