Aberystwyth University is a public research university in Aberystwyth, Wales. Founded in 1872 as University College Wales, it became a founder member of the University of Wales in 1894 and changed its name to the University College of Wales, Aberystwyth. In the mid-1990s, the university again changed its name to become the University of Wales, Aberystwyth.
AU also known as Aber.
The University has a proud history rooted in and supported by the community. We are a research-led university committed to providing an excellent educational experience for our students. However, We are small enough to know our students as individuals and big enough to have an international reputation. We pride ourselves on being a vibrant academic community and we are privileged to live in a stunning natural environment as well as a historic seaside market town.
Aberystwyth University Courses
- Computer science
University Admission Requirements
UK universities offer foundation programs for those students who do not meet direct entry requirements.
30 weeks: Higher Secondary School Certificate with a minimum of 55% overall and in relevant subjects.
15 Week: Higher Secondary School Certificate with a minimum of 65% overall and in relevant subjects.
English requirements vary from IELTS 4.5 to 5.5.
HSSC (Standard XII) with 75% overall includes 75% in major subjects.
GCE A levels 104-128 UCAS tariff points. BCC-ABB
English Requirements: IELTS 6.0 – 6.5, with a minimum of 5.5 in each component.
4 years bachelor’s degree minimum 58% or above
University IELTS Requirements
IELTS score of at least 6.0 – 7.5 depending on the course
TOEFL IBT: 88 with minimum component scores:
Reading 18, Listening 17, Speaking 20, Writing 17
100 with minimum component scores:
Reading 24, Listening 22, Speaking 25, Writing 24.
University Tuition Fees
Aberystwyth University tuition fee for international students
Business Degree: 16,300 / Year
Science Degree: 16,300 / Year
Arts Degree: 14,300 / Year
Data Science: 16,300 / Year
Psychology: 14,300 – 16,300 / Year
Nursing: 16,300 / Year
Business Degree: 16,700 / Year
Science Degree: 16,700 / Year
Master of Fine Arts: 15,500 / Year
Environmental Management: 16,700 / Year
Master of Environmental Change, Impact & Adaptation: 16,700 / Year
Data Science: 16,700 / Year
MBA: 16,800 / Year
MSc Behavior Change Psychology: 16,700 / Year
University Scholarship Programs
Aberystwyth University Scholarship for international students
Entrance Examinations & Merit Awards
Worth up to £2,000 a year
Applicants for our Entrance Exams sit two exam papers which last an hour and a half each. Depending on the marks you achieve in both papers, you could receive up to £2,000 a year and a guaranteed place to study at AU.
All exams will be online. Veterinary Science and Nursing applicants are not eligible to sit the Entrance Exams.
International Accommodation Award
Worth up to £2,000 a year
The University has several different accommodation buildings. The scholarship is different depending on which building you choose but is either totally free or discounted by £2,000
The following table is for the 2022/23 academic year:
|Residence||Weeks||Usual Annual Cost||Discounted Annual Cost|
|Cwrt Mawr (Price Band 1)||39||£3,840||FREE|
|Cwrt Mawr (Price Band 2)||39||£3,437||FREE|
|Pentre Jane Morgan||39||£4,247||£2,247|
|Rosser G (En-Suite) Postgraduate||50||£6,843||£4,843|
|Fferm Penglais (En-Suite)||40||£5,999||£3,999|
|Fferm Penglais (Studio)||40||£6,595||£4,595|