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How to apply to postgraduate courses

All applications to postgraduate degrees at Royal Holloway are made directly to the College

You can apply for postgraduate degrees before you've completed your final undergraduate year, with these pages offering you guidance on how to apply.

While there are no set deadlines for postgraduate applications, popular degrees become full quickly and close for further applications. That’s why we suggest you make your application as early as possible to avoid disappointment. 

How to apply


All direct applications for postgraduate programmes should be made online. You can find out how to do this on our How to apply page.

Entry requirements

fees and funding

The minimum requirement for a Masters degree is generally the equivalent of a UK second class honours degree. Find out more about our entry requirements.

How we assess your application


Find out what our Admissions team and Course Directors are looking for in an application to help you write yours.

Offers and decisions

offers and decisions

We aim to make a decision between four and six weeks after receiving an application. Make sense of your offer and see how you can accept or decline it.


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