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Royal Holloway, University of London

Royal Holloway is one of the UK's leading research-intensive universities. Its postgraduate students benefit from being part of an inspiring community of academics and students, working alongside world-leading experts to gain a truly global perspective. A research-led approach to study is complemented by high quality facilities in a beautiful setting, with access to the university's central London base. Royal Holloway's worldwide collaborations span government, industry and commerce.

Postgraduate Student Statistics

2,690 postgraduate students in 2016–17

Mode of study

  • Full Time 74%
  • Part Time 26%

Domicile

  • UK 64%
  • EU 7%
  • Other 30%

Numbers of Students by Subject Area

Subject Research Taught Total
Business & Management Studies 50 370 415
Psychology 25 315 340
Computer Science 55 220 270
Social Work 5 260 265
Librarianship & Information Management 15 130 145
Education 0 145 145
History 65 60 125
Economics 20 75 100
Geology 40 55 95
Biological Sciences 85 0 85
Drama, Dance & Cinematics 30 50 80
Music 45 30 75
Marketing 0 70 70
Politics 15 55 70
English 40 25 65
Geography & Environmental Science 35 25 55
Creative Writing 0 55 55
Communication & Media Studies 15 30 45
Classics & Ancient History 15 25 40
Physics & Astronomy 30 5 35
Sociology 20 15 35
Mathematics 10 25 35
Philosophy 10 10 20
Chemistry 0 5 5
French 5 0 5
Italian 5 0 5
Social Policy 5 0 5
Iberian Languages 5 0 5
German 5 0 5

Figures are rounded to the nearest five.

Postgraduate Courses

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Postgraduate Fees

The following are the typical annual course fees for postgraduate students submitted to us by the university (Reddin Survey of University Tuition Fees 2017–2018). Always confirm individual course fees with the university.

Type of Course Taught Postgraduate (£)
Classroom 7,000
Mixed 8,300
Laboratory 10,050
Clinical -
Classroom
Teaching takes place in a classroom or ordinary lecture theatre. Subjects with classroom teaching might include history, maths and philosophy.
Mixed
Subjects taught in classrooms and laboratories, such as languages.
Laboratory
Much of the teaching may take place in a laboratory and includes biology, chemistry and physics.
Clinical
Clinical subjects can include dentistry, medicine and veterinary medicine.

Bursaries and Scholarships

  • There are a number of scholarships available specifically for postgraduate students.
  • Please refer to the university website for full details of our current scholarships.