- Undergraduate Students
- Postgraduate Students
- International Students
Aberystwyth is a research-led university, offering a diverse range of Master’s and PhD programmes. Academic staff are research-active and work on the cutting-edge of their respective disciplines: from the outset they have students' future aspirations in mind. The university is in a stunning location, in a safe, friendly and lively town.
Postgraduate Student Statistics
1,130 postgraduate students in 2016–17
Mode of study
- Full Time 53%
- Part Time 47%
- UK 77%
- EU 9%
- Other 14%
Numbers of Students by Subject Area
|Librarianship & Information Management||5||265||270|
|Agriculture & Forestry||5||75||75|
|Geography & Environmental Science||10||45||55|
|Business & Management Studies||20||35||55|
|Art & Design||10||30||35|
|Physics & Astronomy||20||0||20|
|Drama, Dance & Cinematics||10||5||15|
|Communication & Media Studies||0||5||5|
|Accounting & Finance||0||5||5|
|History of Art, Architecture & Design||5||0||5|
Figures are rounded to the nearest five.
Postgraduate Tuition Fees
The following are the typical annual course fees for postgraduate students submitted to us by the university (Reddin Survey of University Tuition Fees 2018–2019). Always confirm individual course fees with the university.
|Type of Course||Taught Postgraduate (£)|
- Teaching takes place in a classroom or ordinary lecture theatre. Subjects with classroom teaching might include history, maths and philosophy.
- Subjects taught in classrooms and laboratories, such as languages.
- Much of the teaching may take place in a laboratory and includes biology, chemistry and physics.
- Clinical subjects can include dentistry, medicine and veterinary medicine.
Bursaries and Scholarships
- A wide variety of scholarships, loans and research grants are available to UK, EU and International postgraduates.
- To find out more – and for a handy funding and scholarship calculator – please refer to the university website.
Accommodation for Postgraduate Students
- Aberystwyth guarantees all first-year postgraduates university accommodation, providing their application is submitted by the published date and that an offer of accommodation is responded to by the stated deadline.
- The university provides bespoke postgraduate residences with the option for longer contracts.