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Term dates

Term dates at the International Study Centre

You can begin one of our pathway programmes at multiple points in the year. Find out when your programme of choice starts and begin planning your study abroad experience.

Find out when you can start your course

Plan ahead and check when your course will be starting – it is important to arrange your travel and accommodation ahead of time, based on your term start date.

Each of the programmes offered at Royal Holloway International Study Centre differ in length and start date. The date you start will determine how long you will have between when you finish your pathway programme and the beginning of your degree. It is important to note that if you are taking the English Language Preparation or English for Pre-Masters courses, you will arrive a term or two ahead of the programme dates.

International Foundation Year

September 2024

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Semester 122/9/20246/2/2025
Semester 29/2/202517/7/2025

November 2024

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Semester 124/11/20248/5/2025
Semester 211/5/202518/9/2025

January 2025

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Semester 112/1/20258/5/2025
Semester 211/5/202518/9/2025

Please note: For the November start - after the 3-week Enhanced Induction you will join your main academic programme which starts in January 2025.

International Year One

September 2024

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Semester 122/9/20246/2/2025
Semester 29/2/202517/7/2025

November 2024

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Semester 124/11/20248/5/2025
Semester 211/5/202518/9/2025

January 2025

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Semester 112/1/20258/5/2025
Semester 211/5/202518/9/2025

Please note: For the November start - after the 3-week Enhanced Induction you will join your main academic programme which starts in January 2025.

Pre-Masters Programme

March 2024

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Term 13/3/202430/5/2024
Term 29/6/202419/9/2024

March 2025

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Term 12/3/20255/6/2025
Term 28/6/202518/9/2025

Online Accelerated Pre-Masters Programme in Business Management

Though you won’t need to arrange travel to the UK for the start of your online programme, you will still need to ensure you are fully prepared for your course before your start date. You can discover the equipment you will need on your chosen pathway page.

English tuition support

If you need additional language tuition, our English language programmes is designed to prepare you for studying in the UK by improving your speaking, written and academic skills.

English Language Preparation

Find out more information about our English Language Preparation Programme including term dates here.

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Once you've chosen your pathway programme, check out the fees associated with your study abroad journey.

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