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Norway

Prospective students from Norway can apply for Lånekassen funding to study at Royal Holloway, and additional Lånekassen funds are available to study on our prestigious MSc Information Security.

For further information or assistance with making an application please email jonathan.moore@royalholloway.ac.uk.

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 Zoom, Skype or 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 your one-to-one appointment with the International team now.

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 Norway.

Certificate of Upper Secondary Education (Vitnemål fra den Videregående Skole)

If you have taken the Certificate of Upper Secondary Education (Vitnemål fra den Videregående Skole), you will be considered for direct entry onto our undergraduate programmes. You will be expected to have an average grade of between four - five depending on which course you are applying for; the majority of undergraduate courses will require an average grade of four with a five in at least one subject related to your chosen course.

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.

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.

Master's Degree (Magister)

If you have successfully completed a Bachelor's degree in an appropriate subject with good grades/GPA and at a reputable university, then you 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 a minimum final grade of either B or C.

Research Degree (MPhil/PhD)

If you have successfully completed a Masters 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, but most departments will ask for a minimum final grade of either B or C.

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.

Students with between four and five in the English components of the Certificate of Upper Secondary Education (Vitnemål fra den Videregående Skole)  will be considered for exemption from IELTS / TOEFL requirements.

Undergraduate students applications are made online via UCAS. But if you are applying to a University preparation course or a postgraduate course, then apply to Royal Holloway directly. There is more application information in the Studying Here section of the Royal Holloway website.

You could be eligible for a scholarship. If find out about undergraduate scholarships here and go here to find out here if you are eligible for a postgraduate scholarship.

If you are considering postgraduate study at Royal Holloway, there may be external funding available to you.

We make frequent trips to Norway, they are a chance to meet us in person and talk about any aspect of applying to, or studying at Royal Holloway. For details of our next visit contact Jonathan.Moore@rhul.ac.uk

We also have a permanent representative in Norway with offices across the country.

Across The Pond

Phone numbers: http://no.studyacrossthepond.com/hvem-vi-er

Email: info@studyacrossthepond.com

Website: http://no.studyacrossthepond.com

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AcrossThePondNorway

Twitter: @ATPNorway

The  British Council In Norway provides comprehensive advice on many aspects of studying in Britain

The British Embassy in Oslo for advice on visas and visiting the UK

The Norwegian Embassy in London for services for Norwegian citizens living in the UK

UKCISA promotes and protects the needs of international students in the UK.

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