Royal Holloway University of London is one of the best universities in England. It is known for scientific research in the field of humanities, natural sciences. The distinctive features of Royal Holloway is not only the quality of academic preparation and high ranking, but also beautiful architecture. The main building of the school is considered the most beautiful university building in the world. Founder's Building was officially opened in the late XIX century. He went down in history as one of the first educational institutions for women in Britain during the era of Queen Victoria.
Over a century, Royal Holloway grew up in a university. Today, more than two dozen academic areas are offered to students' attention. For more than a century the center of education is part of the University of London. The educational institution is among the most prestigious for studying in Britain and Europe.
There is a university in South England in Surrey. The county, known for historical monuments, picturesque forests and parks, colorful culture, full of sports life, is one of the best places to study in Britain. In Surrey, the rhythm of life is measured, here nothing distracts students from studying - it is advantageous to distinguish the university from many universities in London.
Short information. Preparatory course for foreigners wishing to obtain a bachelor's degree in natural sciences and the humanities at Royal Holloway.
About the course. The course is designed to develop academic skills necessary for teaching at the university, improving English. Specialties on the Foundation are identical to those on the bachelor's degree. The following directions are available at the University:
Students age: 17+
Start dates: September, January
Requirements for admission: school certificate, IELTS 5.5.
The result of the training: admission to the priority undergraduate program.
Lesson duration: 45 minutes.
Price: from £ 17850 For the academic year (three terms, £ 5,950).
Brief information. Standard course of bachelor's degree in the humanities, natural sciences direction.
About the course. Program for those wishing to receive a basic higher education. A distinctive feature of the bachelor's program at Royal Holloway is the academic environment, which allows students to conduct complex studies and use advanced, innovative techniques and technologies. Interactive opportunities of the university determine the effectiveness of independent work. Efficiency of e-learning is celebrated by every Royal Holloway student.
As for the academic directions, the University has the following:
Students age: 18+
Start dates: September.
Admission requirements: Foundation certificate, A- Level / IB or school certificate, IELTS 6.0 - 6.5 (written speech - 7.0).
The result of the training: obtaining a bachelor's degree in the chosen specialty.
The duration of the lesson: 45 minutes.
Cost: from £ 14850 per year (three terms, £ 4950).
Brief information. The program of preparation for training in one of the directions of the magistracy.
About the course. Program to improve the language and academic skills before studying at the master's level. English on the course is studied according to the classical combined methodology: general + academic. Subject modules are selected in accordance with the selected direction.
Students age: 21+
Start dates: March, April, June, September, January.
Requirements for admission: IELTS 5.0 - 7.0 or equivalent, diploma of the highest Education.
The result of the training: the certificate of the Pre-Masters, the guarantee of enrollment in the master's program at the university.
Lesson duration: 45 minutes.
Cost: from £ 4,950 for 1 Term, from £ 9,900 for 2 trimester, from £ 14,850 for three terms.
The IDP program lasting from 3 to 5 trimesters allows successful graduates to enroll at once for a 2 year bachelor. The program is an analogue of the Foundation program, but it is designed for those students who have stronger academic performance and history than those who enter the Foundation program.
Academic modules of the program include: study of the business environment, financial resources management, organizational and behavioral factors, marketing principles, acceptance of the faithful Business decisions, financial accounting and reporting, communication skills in business, business proposals, English for academic purposes
Specialties and directions of the bachelor:
The cost: from £ 4,950 for one trimester, From £ 14,850 for three terms, from £ 19,800 for the four trimester.
Students can live in the family and in residences on the campus and not far from it. At the university, foreign students are offered:
Nutrition at the university is organized according to the principle of self-service.
Cost of living:
Students are recommended a large number of sightseeing programs: local (according to Surrey) and exit (in London, Bath, Birmingham, Cambridge, Oxford, other cities). Excursions are organized on weekends.
The Royal Holloway University is known for a large number of extra-curricular activities. Student life here beats the key. Of extracurricular activities the most popular are themed parties, sports competitions and discos.
The schedule depends on the direction of the course.
The university campus covers an area of 135 acres. It is not just a campus, but a real focal point for student life between Egem and Anglefield Green. On the campus, all the conditions for effective learning and leisurely leisure are created. It is equipped with modern auditoriums, laboratories, a library, a computer center, many creative workshops, and a well-developed sports infrastructure.
Required documents, depending on the type of institution:
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|Language courses, schools and children's language camps||Primary and secondary education - private schools||Preparation programmes for entering universities - higher education||Higher education (after completing accredited programs A-level, IB, High School) - Bachelor, Master, MBA|
| - we recommend to apply 6-9 months before the start of the course (some camps and schools offer discounts for early booking or for lengthy study programs) |
- there are some very popular and high demand children's camps, where the applications need to be submitted 1 year in advance (in particular Switzerland , Great Britain , USA , Canada , Austria)
| - we recommend to apply one year before the start of the training program, |
- some schools have a specific time frame (September-November - please specify an individual school)
- some schools require tests in several stages (UKISET, internal tests of the school: English, mathematics, logics, subjects, interview, some require a personal visit)
| - we recommend to apply one year before the start of the program, |
- for Foundation and Pathway programs, IELTS and TOEFL certificates are usually required, respectively
| - recommended submission one year before the start of the program, |
- the deadline normally closes in January, for TOP HEIs and, as a rule, in March in other universities
- for a bachelor, a Foundation or Pathway preparatory program a completed A-level, IB, High School + IELTS / TOEFL are required
- for Masters you need a graduated higher education, in some cases you need a pre-Masters program
- MBA requires completed higher education, work experience preferably at least 2-3 years, etc.