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We welcome a growing number of students from Taiwan.

The easiest way to get in touch is to email us or message us on Unibuddy. If you have any questions or need advice on making an application, please contact:

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The International team offer 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.

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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 Taiwan.

Senior High School Diploma

If you have completed your Senior High School Diploma in Taiwan 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.

Bachelor's Degree

If you have completed one year of a Bachelor's degree in Taiwan and you have good grades, we will consider you 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 Diploma 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.

Master's Degree

If you have a Bachelor's degree in an appropriate subject with good grades/GPA, from a reputable university, then you can apply for a place ona Royal Holloway Master's degree programme. Exact requirements will depend on the programme you are applying for and the university you have studied at, but most departments will ask for between 70-80.

Research Degree (MPhil/PhD)

If you have completed a Master's degree in an appropriate subject with good grades/GPA, and from a reputable university, you will be considered for entry to a Royal Holloway MPhil/PhD programme. Exact requirements will depend on the programme you are applying for and the university you have studied at, but most departments will ask for between 75-80 per cent.

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.

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're joining us as a postgraduate taught student, pay your tuition fee deposit by 14 June 2024 to be automatically awarded the Royal Holloway International Postgraduate Early Payment Discount.

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

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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.

We also have a number of permanent representatives in cities across Taiwan.

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We have two Regional Alumni Ambassadors in Taipei. They organise events for Royal Holloway alumni in Taiwan and are also available to answer questions from prospective students and attend local exhibition events. For more information and contact details please see the Alumni Chapters section in the Alumni Getting Involved page.

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

The Taiwanese Embassy in London

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

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