Royal Holloway, University of London welcomes applications from students from Ghana to join our growing international community.
The most popular subjects with students from Ghana include Earth Sciences, Information Security, Human Geography, Management, and Sociology.
Find out more in a one-to-one appointment
The International team offer free 30-minute counselling sessions on MS Teams. These meetings are an informal opportunity to ask any questions you have about applying or studying at Royal Holloway, University of London, and do not affect admission. Book an appointment now to find out more about Royal Holloway.Book an appointment
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 Ghana.
West Africa Secondary School Certificate SSCE/WASSCE
If you have completed the Diploma of Secondary Education you will need to take our one year International Foundation Year or International Year One programme, or the equivalent from another institution, before beginning your undergraduate studies.
Students who have successfully completed one year of a Bachelor's degree in Ghana with good grades will be considered for direct entry to the first year of a Royal Holloway Bachelor's degree programme.
A levels & International Baccalaureate (IB)
If you have taken A levels or the IB, you 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.
University preparation programmes
The Royal Holloway International Study Centre provides an International Foundation Year and International Year One programme, which are designed for international students who do not quite meet the requirements for an undergraduate course. These programmes 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.
How to apply
Undergraduate students applications are made online via UCAS. If you are applying to a University preparation course, then apply to Royal Holloway directly. There is more application information in the Studying Here section of the Royal Holloway website.
If you have taken or have successfully completed a bachelor degree in an appropriate subject with good grades/GPA and at a reputable university you will be considered for entry onto a Royal Holloway Master's programme.
Exact requirements will depend upon the programme, but most departments will ask for a Second Class Upper or Lower degree or equivalent.
How to apply
Postgraduate students applications are made to Royal Holloway directly. There is more application information in the Studying Here section of the Royal Holloway website.
English language requirements
To apply to any of our courses, you need to prove a minimum level of English language proficiency.
For postgraduate programmes, if you have studied your Bachelor's degree in Ghana you will meet our English language requirements.
Students who do not quite make the English language requirements may be able to take a pre-sessional English language programme.
Fees and scholarships
Fees vary between courses each year. Specific information about fees can be found in the course finder entry for your chosen course.
You could be eligible for one of our undergraduate or postgraduate scholarships.
If you are considering postgraduate study at Royal Holloway, there may be external funding available to you.
You can find out more about life at Royal Holloway in the student life section of our website.
Sam Gibson is your dedicated International Team member, here to answer any questions you have about applying and studying at Royal Holloway as an international student from Ghana.
Book a one-to-one appointment
We are really keen to connect with students interested in studying with us. We offer 30 minute, one-to-one counselling sessions via Microsoft Teams. These chats are informal and do not affect admission - they're simply an opportunity for you to learn more about Royal Holloway and studying in the UK. We welcome any questions you might have about our application processes, study programmes, and campus life.
Book a campus tour
We are delighted to be able to offer a guided campus tour to any international students interested in studying here at Royal Holloway, whether you have already applied to study with us, or are just exploring your options in Higher Education.
One of our fantastic International Recruitment team members, or one of our friendly and knowledgeable Student Ambassadors, will show you around our beautiful campus and answer any questions you might have about life at Royal Holloway.
The British Council provides comprehensive advice on many aspects of studying in Britain
The Ghanaian High Commission in London for assistance for Ghanaian citizens in the UK
The British High Commission in Ghana for advice on visas
UKCISA promotes and protects the needs of international students in the UK