Canada

Every year the RAU welcomes students from North America who come to the UK to receive a world-class education. The International Team at RAU are always keen to help and support International students seeking education opportunities in the UK.

At the RAU we offer a variety of Undergraduate, Postgraduate and Research programmes.

The RAU holds a Student Visa Sponsor License No: VT0Q9ERW3

Fees & Scholarships 

Tuition fees

Standard international tuition fees apply for most of our courses but there are some that may vary. For more details on standard and non-standard fees visit our undergraduate fee and postgraduate fee pages.

You can also check your chosen course page to see if a non-standard fee applies to your course. Find the course page by searching our undergraduate course and postgraduate course listings.

Scholarships

The Royal Agricultural University offers a number of scholarships for both undergraduate and postgraduate programmes across a range of subject areas. In addition to this, a number of external organisations grant awards which may be of interest to RAU applicants. 

Please click for details of the funding opportunities available to international undergraduate students.

Please click for details of the funding opportunities available to international postgraduate students.

Entry Requirements 

International Foundation Year

We run an International Foundation Year programme in partnership with our partner, INTO London World education Centre based in London. 

To enquire about the programme please get in touch with our admissions team: ​admissions@rau.ac.uk.

Undergraduate Degrees (Bachelors)

All applicants must have Grade 11 Secondary School Diploma (or equivalent) Maths & English pass & one of the following Canadian qualifications to meet the min. entry requirements:

Alberta and Northwest Territories 

Type of qualificationBCCCCCCCDCD
High School Diploma65% in five grade 12 subjects65% in five grade 12 subjects60% in five grade 12 subjects55% in five grade 12 subjects

British Columbia & Yukon

Type of qualificationBCCCCCCCDCD
B.C. Certificate of Graduation or "Dogwood Diploma"67% in five grade 12 subjects67% in five grade 12 subjects62% in five grade 12 subjects57% in five grade 12 subjects
 

Manitoba 

Type of qualificationBCCCCCCCDCD
High School Diploma65% in four subjects and 5 credits at 300 level65% in four subjects and 5 credits at 300 level60% in four subjects and 5 credits at 300 level55% in four subjects and 5 credits at 300 level

New Brunswick

Type of qualificationBCCCCCCCDCD
High School Graduation Diploma65% in five grade 12 subjects65% in five grade 12 subjects60% in five grade 12 subjects55% in five grade 12 subjects
 

Newfoundland & Labrador 

Type of qualificationBCCCCCCCDCD
High School Graduation Diploma65% in five grade 12 subjects65% in five grade 12 subjects60% in five grade 12 subjects55% in five grade 12 subjects

Nova Scotia

Type of qualificationBCCCCCCCDCD
High School Completion Certificate65% in five grade 12 subjects65% in five grade 12 subjects60% in five grade 12 subjects55% in five grade 12 subjects
 

Ontario

Type of qualificationBCCCCCCCDCD
Secondary School Diploma (OSSD, Canada)65% in 6 grade 12U, U/C or M courses60% in 6  grade 12U, U/C or M courses60% in 6  grade 12U, U/C or M courses55% in 6  grade 12U, U/C or M courses

Prince Edward Island

Type of qualificationBCCCCCCCDCD
High School Graduation Diploma65% in five grade 12 subjects65% in five grade 12 subjects60% in five grade 12 subjects60% in five grade 12 subjects

Quebec-Diplôme d’Études Collégiales (DEC)

Type of qualificationBCCCCCCCDCD
(DEC) awarded after 2 years of studyDEC) awarded after 2 years of studyDEC) awarded after 2 years of studyDEC) awarded after 2 years of studyDEC) awarded after 2 years of study

Saskatchewan

Type of qualificationBCCCCCCCDCD
Record of Secondary Level Standing65% in five grade 12 subjects65% in five grade 12 subjects60% in five grade 12 subjects55% in five grade 12 subjects

Postgraduate Taught Degrees

For courses that require Bachelor Honours degree 2:1 or higher

  • Min 73%, B, GPA 3.1/4.0, 8/12 (4 year degrees)
  • Min. 80%, B+, 3.3/4.0, 10/12 ( 3 year degrees)

For courses that require Bachelor Honours degree 2:2

  • Min. 62%, GPA 2.5/4.0, 6/12 (4 year degrees)
  • Min. 73%, GPA 2.9/4.0, 8/12 (3 year degrees)

Canadian nationals who have completed a bachelor degree meet the English language requirements.

Postgraduate Research Degrees

  • Honours degree at Upper Second Class or higher
  • Canadian nationals who have completed a bachelor degree meet the English language requirements

Mature candidates with significant relevant work experience and lower academic qualifications may also be considered for entry, following personal interview with the Director of Research.

GDA

Canadian nationals who have completed a bachelor degree meet the English language requirements.

UK Visas and immigration

International students would normally require a visa for studying in the UK. For further information and guidance visit: 

Preparing for your studies in the UK

Applying to the RAU

Undergraduate

All students intending to study an undergraduate degree in the UK are required to apply through UCAS (the Universities and Colleges Admissions Service). To learn more about UCAS, application deadlines and the support we provide to help you make your application see:

Postgraduate

You can apply for postgraduate taught and research programmes directly to us via our online application form. These forms can be found on the relevant postgraduate course pages:

 

Representatives 

Meet us

Our international team regularly travels to countries around the world, attending conventions and fairs and visiting schools and colleges. For further information and to view upcoming trips, visit our international events page

Representatives in your country

We work with a small number of approved international representatives who can help you apply and enrol on your chosen programme. Please email us if you would like to contact a country representative: international@rau.ac.uk