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PhotoAt Royal Holloway we have been welcoming students from Vietnam for a number of years.

Popular subjects among Vietnamese students studying at Royal Holloway include Biological Sciences, Economics, Management, Media Arts, and Information Security.

The Regional Manager responsible for Vietnam is Jonathan Moore, and he, or a representative from Royal Holloway, visit Vietnam to meet with our applicants and prospective applicants interested in studying at Royal Holloway. Please have a look at our travel calendar to see when our next visit is. You can also contact him by email at Jonathan.Moore@royalholloway.ac.uk

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, however please see below for the standard minimum entry requirements for students from Vietnam.


Upper Secondary School Certificate (Bang Tot Nghiep Pho Thong Trung Hoc)
Students who have completed their Upper Secondary School Certificate in Vietnam will need to take our one year International Foundation Programme, or the equivalent from another institution, before beginning their undergraduate studies.

Bachelor's Degree
Students who have successfully completed one year of a Bachelor's degree in Vietnam with good grades will be considered for direct entry to the first year of a Bachelor's degree programme.

A-Levels & International Baccalaureate (IB)
Students who have taken A-Levels or the IB will be considered for direct entry onto our undergraduate programmes. Specific grade requirements can be found in the course finder entry for your chosen course.

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.


Bachelor's Degree (Bang Tot Nghiep Dai Hoc) 
Students who have successfully completed a Bachelor's degree (Bang Tot Nghiep Dai Hoc) 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. Exact requirements will depend upon the programme, but most departments will ask for between 6.5/10 to 7.5/10. 

Master's Degree (Thac Si)
Students who have successfully completed a Masters degree (Thac Si) 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 Vietnam

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

Royal Holloway representatives in Vietnam

Royal Holloway has appointed representatives in Vietnam who can offer you advice and assistance with your application. 

Can Tho

IDP Education
Room 201, Level 2, PVC Mekong Building
131 Tran Hung Dao 
Can Tho
Tel: +84 710 373 3667 / Fax: +84 710 373 3669
Email: info.cantho@idp.com
Website: www.uk.idp.com


IDP Education
96 Le Loi Street
Hai Chau District
Tel: +84 511 388 9828 / Fax: +84 511 388 9848
Email: info.danang@idp.com
Website: www.uk.idp.com


Floor 2, Toserco Building
273 Kim Ma
Ba Dinh District
Tel: +84 24 3771 3561
Main contact: Ms. Julie Doan
Email: hanoi@gse-beo.edu.vn
Website: www.gse-beo.edu.vn

IDP Education
53A Le Van Huu Street
Hai Ba Trung District
Tel: +84 4 3943 9739 / Fax: +84 4 3943 9737
Email: info.hanoi@idp.com
Website: www.uk.idp.com

ISC-UKEAS  Hanoi Central Office
1st Floor, Phu Dien Building
83A Ly Thuong Kiet     
Hoan Kiem
Tel: +84 4 3941 1906
Email: hanoi@isc-ukeas.com
Website: www.isc-ukeas.com

ISC-UKEAS Hanoi West Office
62-64 Tran Thai Tong 
Cau Giay
Tel: +84 4 3792 5288
Email: hanoiwest@isc-ukeas.com
Website: www.isc-ukeas.com

Jack Study Abroad Vietnam
Floor 15 VID Tower, 115 Tran Hung Dao Street,
Hoan Kiem District,
Tel: +84 355 37555
Email:  loc.nguyen@jackstudy.vn
Website:  www.jackstudy.vn

Ho Chi Minh City

Floor 11, Greenstar Building
70 Pham Ngoc THach
W6, D3
Ho Chi Minh City
Tel: +84 28 3820 7759
Contact: Ms. Van Tran
Email: hochiminh@gse-beo.edu.vn
Website: www.gse-beo.edu.vn

IDP Education (Office 1)
Star Building, 33C Mac Dinh Chi Street
Dakao Ward, District 1
Ho Chi Minh City
Tel: +84 8 39104205 / Fax: +84 8 39104206
Email: info.hcmc@idp.com
Website: www.uk.idp.com

IDP Education (Office 2 China Town)
223 Hung Vuong Street
District 5
Ho Chi Minh City
Tel: +84 8 3835 0133 / Fax: +84 3835 0134
Email: info.hcmc.chinatown@idp.com
Website: www.uk.idp.com

5th Floor, 35 Mac Dinh Chi
Dakao Ward
District 1
Ho Chi Minh City
Tel: +84 8 3824 6622
Email: hochiminh@isc-ukeas.com
Website: www.isc-ukeas.com


The local Vietnamese community

There are a wide range of clubs and societies for international students, both on campus and in the local area. The Royal Holloway Students' Union is run by students and for students, and there are many events organised throughout the term.

There is also a weekly fresh produce market on campus, at which a variety of items are sold including fresh fruit, vegetables, and Asian food, that attracts many students as well as people from local communities.

Useful Links 


Royal Holloway on Hanoi TV




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