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Royal Holloway is a truly multicultural institution. Our students from Brunei study a range of subjects from Information Security to Politics, International Relations and Management.

If you have any questions about applying for, or studying at, Royal Holloway please contact the International team today.

The qualifications we accept

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 Brunei.

A levels and International Baccalaureate (IB)

If you have taken A levels or the IB, you will be considered for direct entry onto our undergraduate programmes. Find your course today for specific grades and requirements.

University preparation programmes

The Royal Holloway International Study Centre provides an International Foundation Year or International Year One programme, which is designed for international students who do not quite meet the requirements for an undergraduate course. This programme will help to develop your academic and English language skills in preparation for university. Upon successful completion, you can progress to degree level study at Royal Holloway, University of London.

Master's Degree

If you have a Bachelor's degree in an appropriate subject at a reputable university, and you have good grades/GPA, then you will be considered for entry to a Master's degree at Royal Holloway. Exact requirements will depend upon the programme, but departments will usually ask for either a lower (2:2) or upper (2:1) second class Bachelor (Honours) degree, or an upper second class (2:1) or First class (1st) Bachelor (Ordinary) degree.

Research Degree (MPhil/PhD)

If you have a Master's degree in an appropriate subject, with good grades/GPA, you will be considered for entry to a research degree at Royal Holloway. Exact requirements will depend upon the programme you are applying for and the university you have graduated from.

To apply to any of our courses, you need to prove 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.

Undergraduate students applications are made online via UCAS

Postgraduate students apply directly via the Royal Holloway website. For information on when and how to apply, visit the Studying Here section of the Royal Holloway website.

For our International Foundation Year, Pre-Masters Programme, or any other university preparation courses, visit the International Study Centre website to apply.

To apply for a Research Degree (MPhil/PhD), visit our dedicated webpage for applying for a PhD.

We offer a wide range of scholarships for eligible international students to apply for.

For information about eligibility, deadlines and how to apply, discover our range of undergraduate and postgraduate scholarships.

If you are considering postgraduate study at Royal Holloway, you may also be eligible for external funding. We also accept sponsored students.

There is a close-knit Southeast Asian community on campus at Royal Holloway. Our Southeast Asian Society (SEASOC) builds upon the foundation of integrating international students into the UK environment, and provides a place for all individuals to share their love of Southeast Asian cultures in a warm and welcoming environment.

Visit the SEASOC Facebook page to get in touch, or visit the Student Union website.

British Council in Malaysia provides advice on studying in the UK for students in Brunei.

British High Commission in Bangar Seri Begawan has information on visas and visiting the UK.

British Universities Brunei Association promotes links between Brunei students and UK universities. UKCISA promotes and protects the needs of international students in the UK.

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