Saudi Arabia

Welcome to Roehampton! / As-salamu alaykum!

Saudi Arabia flag

Congratulations on taking the first steps towards what will be one of the defining experiences in your life. Whichever degree programme you choose, by embarking on a degree at Roehampton you will be broadening your personal and intellectual horizons and we look forward to welcoming you to our University!

The University of Roehampton warmly welcomes students from Saudi Arabia. Of the 9,000 students we have in total on campus, approximately 14% are international. The university is host to representatives from over 146 countries around the world, offering a uniquely diverse student experience. Most of our Saudi students can be found across some academic departments, such as Education, Life Sciences, Social Sciences and Media.

English language courses   Pre-sessional English courses  


We often visit schools, colleges and education fairs in Saudi Arabia. Coronavirus restrictions have prevented us travelling to many international fairs this year, but please check back to this page over the summer to view next year’s schedule.

University of Roehampton International Office

We are always happy to talk to our students. If you have any questions about studying at Roehampton please get in touch using our contact form to ask any questions about our programmes, entry requirements and life at Roehampton.

Neil Haddock
Head of International Recruitment

Bachelor applicants: You can apply via our registered agents in country, direct application to the university or via UCAS

Master degree applicants: All Postgraduate applicants are able to apply directly to the university by using the online application form or via our registered agents in country.

You can find further information about how to make an application by visiting our How to Apply page.

Programme Level Academic English Additional Information
IFP 60% in Tawjihiyah IELTS (UKVI) 4.5 min  
Bachelor Foundation + Tawjihiyah IELTS at 6.0 overall with no less than 5.5 in any band Pre-Sessional English starts from IELTS (UKVI) 4.5 overall
Master Degree with CGPA 2.5/4.0 or 3.0/5.0 IELTS at 6.5 overall with no less than 5.5 in any band (7.0 overall for research degrees) Pre-Sessional English starts from IELTS (UKVI) 5.0 overall

Please note above requirements are guidelines only. Each application will be assessed individually.

For students who do not yet meet the required level of English, you can take a preparation course at the University of Roehampton before commencing your degree programme. We offer a range of Pre-sessional English courses for students who need to develop their English further before commencing their full-time programme.

Ministry of Education, King Abdullah Scholarship Programme

We are currently listed for following subject areas under the above scholarship.

Specialization Diploma Degree Higher Dip Masters PhD
Medical and health   Listed   Listed  

Specializations in Humanities and Arts

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Tuition fee discounts

A 2% tuition fee discount will be given to all students who make full payment of their tuition fees online by the published date of enrolment. Our payment options can be found here.

A 20% tuition fee discount on campus-based courses will be given for all UK, EU and international Roehampton alumni holding a full undergraduate degree or postgraduate qualification and those who studied here on an exchange/study abroad programme, for any higher programme of study. This reduction will be applied to the tuition fee prior to payment.


International Excellence Scholarship

We offer a range of generous scholarships worth up to £4000 per year to high achieving undergraduate and postgraduate international students.

Undergraduate (Bachelor's)

  • £4000 scholarships available (x3 years)
  • £2500 scholarships available (x3 years)
  • £1000 scholarships available (x3 years)

Postgraduate (Master's)

September entry:

  • £4000 scholarships available (1 year)
  • £2500 scholarships available (1 year)
  • £1000 scholarships available (1 year)

January entry:

  • £4000 scholarships (1 year)
  • £2500 scholarships (1 year)
  • £1000 scholarships (1 year)
Alumni and referral scholarships Recommended to the University by our alumni are entitled to receive 20% discount from their tuition fees (required to submit the referral form with the application)
Instalment plans The University offers a range of instalment plans

For more details about these scholarships and to apply, please visit the Financial Support and Guidance pages.

September entry

All international students who apply before 31st July will be guaranteed university accommodation. Applications for September entry can be made from the beginning of February.

January entry

We also offer a range of accommodation options for students starting in January, applications can be made from the beginning of November.

For further information please refer to our accommodation pages.

The University has a network of trusted agent representatives across Saudi Arabia. Below is a list some of our agents and their contact details. Contact them to make an appointment in one of their local offices.

Riyadh Jeddah Dammam
Yes Atlas
Yes Atlas
Yes Atlas
UK Uni
UK Uni
Talib Consultancy
ide Education

Qobolak for Education Services
A2Z Management
Chat to an international adviser online