Aberystwyth University is proud to be home to well-established community of Bruneian students achieving the highest standards of academic excellence across wide variety of subjects offered by our institution. Since our first visit to Brunei, our university has been committed to developing new partnerships with Bruneian Institutions as well as to maintaining positive relationships with number of our Bruneian partners.
We are looking forward to each exhibition and visit to Brunei - do not miss out on the opportunity to learn more about our excellent courses and superb teaching experience. To check our schedule, click here.
All non-UK students from countries where English is not the first language are required to show evidence of sufficient knowledge of English - your level of proficiency in English must be proved before you begin your course. If you have not achieved the required level prior to the receipt of the acceptance for admission, the formal offer will include a condition that you will need to attain essential knowledge before the start of your course.
You will be required to demonstrate English profficiency at the following levels:
- IELTS - from 6.0 to 7.0
- TOEFL - from 80 to 100
The above requirements are dependent on the Department as well as course of your choice. To get full information about Engish language requirements across epartments and courses, please follow this link.
If you do not meet our requirements - do not worry! We offer excellent language support - our International English Centre provides students with International Foundation Programme recognized by British Council. If you wish to learn more, please visit International English Centre website.
Aberystwyth University expects Bruneian students to hold Cambridge GCE A levels with at least 240 UCAS Points. Some courses may require you to have achieved score higher than 240 up to 320 UCAS Tariff Points with A-level in key subject area relevant to course of your choice (minimum grade C). For the full breakdown of our Academic Requirements, please refer to the following link.
Postgraduate Taught Courses
You will be required to have a relevant bachelor's degree from a recognised institution, with mark of 2.2 for Bachelor's Honours degree/2.1 for Bachelor's Ordinary or above to qualify for Aberystwyth University's postgraduate taught programmes.
Non-graduates with at least 2 years of relevant full-time work experience are welcome to apply for any Masters course. In this instance your application will be judged on an individual basis. They may not however apply for a place on a PGDE course or for a PhD programme.
Postgraduate Research Courses
If you are applying for research programmes from Brunei, you will be required to provide evidence that you have already carried out research, usually via the successful completion of a relevant masters degree.
A relevant English language qualification is also required even if you have been taught through the medium of English. We have a 12-week and 6-week pre-sessional courses that will allow you to get the required certificates. Please see pre-sessional pages for more details.
Tuition Fees and Scholarships
Aberystwyth offers a comprehensive range of bursaries and scholarships, which have recently been recognised as the most valuable in the UK (YouthSight Higher Expectations Report, 2013). The amazing portfolio of scholarships we offer serves as evidence of our commitment to the academic excellence of our students and to the creation of a diverse community of students from all around the world. We will continue to offer amazing awards to our amazing students – hence, we would like to announce that nearly £500,000 worth of scholarships will be awarded to our international students for the 2014/2015 academic year.
Table below shows the name of scholarship and how much is it worth.
Name of Scholarship
£4,000 – year 1
We also offer range of other scholarships that you may be eligible for- to calculate how much money you can get by choosing Aberystwyth University, please refer to funding calculator.
For the full breakdown of internal scholarships and information on range of external scholarships, please refer to the following link.
We are working with nearly 200 Educational Advisers from all around the world. Their main and only goal is to offer you superb quality service and help throughout the process of submitting application to Aberystwyth University. Once you are accepted, our agents will give you advice on arranging travel to Aberystwyth.
Click here to access list of Agents working in Brunei.