Aberystwyth University

What Do International Students Study?

English Language Requirements

  • Degree schemes at Aberystwyth University normally require a IELTS score of 6.5.

Fees and Funding

The following are the typical annual course fees for overseas students submitted to us by the university (Reddin Survey of University Tuition Fees 2016–2017):

Type of Course Undergraduate Taught Postgraduate
Classroom £13,000 £13,750
Mixed £13,000–14,500 £15,000
Laboratory £14,500 £15,000
Clinical - -

Bursaries and Scholarships

  • A number of International Excellence Scholarships worth £2,000 a year are available to international (excluding EU) students applying to study a full degree.

Pre-Arrival and Welcome

  • Meet and Greet service – Aberystwyth University provides a coach service to meet international students arriving in the UK at Birmingham International Airport.
  • Students who have firmly accepted the offer to study at Aberystwyth University and who will be arriving on the dates specified on our website can reserve a place on the coach. More information is available at www.aber.ac.uk/en/international/travel/meet-greet.
  • Welcome ceremony and orientation events for all new international students – a series of special events are organised to help international students settle in to life at Aberystwyth during their first week.
  • Freshers’ Week includes activities and events offered by the Students' Union and the welcome events organised by your department(s), and follows the week of special events for international students.
  • Freshers’ Heroes (some of our current students) will be easily spotted around campus at the beginning of term, and will be very happy to help you find your way around or answer any questions you may have about university life.

Accommodation for International Students

  • International students are guaranteed a place in university residences for the full duration of their studies, provided they make an application for accommodation at the appropriate time for each year of residence.
  • All rooms in halls of residences are connected to the university network and the campus is wi-fi enabled, so internet access is available in all university buildings.
  • The halls of residence are located within walking distance of the university, and students are able to walk or cycle to their classes every day.
  • Accommodation is available for students who wish to remain in residence during the summer vacation.