DMDP Partner Universities

Royal Holloway, University of London

U.K. | London


Royal Holloway, University of London (RHUL) is located in a beautiful part of Surry, an hour away from London and is one of the larger colleges of the University of London RHUL has a variety of departments such as biochemistry, biology, science, drama, theatrical art, economics, English, physics, psychology, social policy and social science. There are approximately 8,000 students, including 1,000 students from over 130 countries studying at RHUL. The beautiful campus founded in 1886 is set in 135 acre of woodland and the splendour of Funder's Building is widely recognized as one of the most spectacular university buildings in the world. RHUL has an excellent reputation for teaching and research and is acknowledged worldwide for its study environment with modern facilities. Students can focus on their research in such highly equipped campus in Surry's peaceful countryside.


  • International Relations Program
  • Global IR Program

  • 注1:本ページは2018年10月時点でのおおよその情報であり、変更の可能性があります。
  • 注2:為替レート 1ポンド≒152円
  • 注3:授業料のほかに立命館大学への入学金(30万円)及び両大学での諸経費が発生します。
  • ※学籍上の留学期間:9月26日~翌年9月25日
  • ※留学期間中は立命館への特別在籍料10,000円(1年間)かかります。

  • Note1: Please note that the above information is as of Oct.2018 and subject to change.
  • Note2:Currency exchange rate 1UK pound ≒152yen
  • Note3: Ritsumeikan Admission Fee(300,000yen) and Miscellaneous Fees will apply in addition to tuition.
  • * Official Study Abroad Period:from Sep.26 to Sep.25 in the following year
  • * You have to pay Ritsumeikan University registration fee of 10,000 yen (one year) while you study abroad.

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Application Guideline

Number of Recruit

Around 2

Qualification Requirement(s)

  1. IELTS score of 6.5(sub-score 7.0 in writing) or more
    *IELTS score is required for those applying for a U.K visa.
  2. To have a good first degree in Social Sciences or related field with at least a cumulative GPA of 3.5

Degree(s) to be Conferred

Master of Science (MSc) in:

  • Elections, Campaigns and Democracies
  • Media, Power and Public Affairs
  • International Public Policy
  • International Relations
  • International Security Studies

Master of Arts (MA) in:

  • Politics of Development
  • Islamic and West Asian Studies

Credits to be Earned at Host University

180 credits

Transferable Credits

N/A (Any credits earned at RU are not transferred to RHUL as Master's degree program in UK requires only one year study)

Program and Course Requirements

For the details, please click here.

Tuition & Fees


Students are required to pay full published international student tuition to RHUL for 16,800GBP (2019/2020)
Students are required to pay annual fee of 10,000JPY as a continuous enrollment fee to RU while studying at RHUL.


DMDP students at Royal Holloway, University of London will be financially responsible for

  • English language instruction cost, if students fail to meet the appropriate level of English language competence
  • Cost of Accommodation, board, health insurance, medical care, local transportation, purchase of study materials and personal effects and other incidental expenses.
  • Any other expense not specified in this provision that may arise in the context of the student mobility.

Please note that fees listed are for the 2019-2020 academic year and are subject to change.

Accommodations & Living Costs

RHUL offers all students a room in the dormitory. (Students are expected to pay the standard published accommodation fee)