Welcome Canada

 

Aberystwyth University is proud to be home to well-established community of Canadian students achieving the highest standards of academic excellence across the wide variety of subjects offered by our institution.  Due to the quality of teaching, the excellent student experience and the beauty of Wales our university is becoming an increasingly popular destination for independent students as well as for students participating in the Study Year Abroad scheme.

We look forward to each exhibition and visit to Canada - do not miss out on the opportunity to learn more about our excellent courses and superb teaching experience. Make sure to check our schedule and meet Marian Gray in your country. 

My name is Marian Gray and I am the International Officer responsible for Canada If you have any questions about studying or living in Aberystwyth, do not hesitate to contact me using the details below.

Tel: +44 (0)1970 622908
UK Mobile:
+44 (0) 7814 908 666
Email: mag11@aber.ac.uk

Entry Requirements

 

Entry Requirements

Undergraduate

Aberystwyth University expects Canadian students to hold certificates or diplomas awarded on completion of secondary school. Some courses may require you to have achieved at least 65% in specific grade 12 subjects. The full breakdown of general requirements can be found below.

Alberta: 5 grade 12 subjects passed at 65% min. 
British Columbia: 4 - 5 grade 12 subjects passed at 65% min. 
Manitoba: 5 grade 12 subjects passed at 70% min. 
New Brunswick: (Anglophone) min 60% in 17 of 20 credits, including 7 compulsories in grades 11-12 and at least 5 credits at grade 12 level. 
New Brunswick: (Francophone) 55% min to include min 24 credits out of a possible 30, 17 credits of which are associated with the core courses and 7 credits selected from the elective courses. 
Newfoundland and Labrador: min 70% average in grade 12 subjects.
Nova Scotia: 5 grade 12 subjects passed at 65% min. 
Ontario: 65% min with 6 grade 12 U or M courses (or a combination of grade 12 U and M courses). 
Prince Edward Island: min 65-75% overall in grade 12 subjects. 
Quebec: Applicants must take a pre-university diploma programme.
Saskatchewan: min 65-85% overall in grade 12 subjects. 
Northwest Territories: 5 grade 12 subjects passed at 65% min. 
Nunavut: 5 grade 12 subjects passed at 65% min. 
Yukon: 4 - 5 grade 12 subjects passed at 65% min.

Postgraduate

You will be required to have a relevant Bachelor's Honours degree from a recognised institution, with grade equal to UK 2.2 standard or above to qualify for Aberystwyth University's postgraduate taught programmes. Table below presents the comparison of UK and Canadian qualifications.

UK 2ii Honours standard  

UK 2i Honours standard 

Bachelor's Honours
5.5 on 9pt. scale
68% where pass mark 60%
62% where pass mark 50%
C+
GPA 2.5

 Bachelor's Honours
6.5 on 9pt. scale
75% where pass mark 60%
70% where pass mark 50%
B
GPA 3.0

For specific requirements, please refer to the Postgraduate Admissions Office website.

English Requirement

IELTS Score of at least 6.0 - 7.5

If you require help or assistance with your English then our International English Centre will be pleased to offer assistance and guidance. The Centre offers an intensive full-time course available before you commence your degree and provides ongoing support throughout the duration of your studies

Fees

 

 

Tuiton Fees for International Students Starting in 2019/20
Undergraduate
TypeAmount (£)
Full-Time Arts / Social Sciences 13,600
Full-Time Science 15,200

For further information on Undergraduate tuition fees (including part-time, repeat, and other ad-hoc fees), please contact The Fees & Cash Office on (01970) 628434 or fees@aber.ac.uk

 

Postgraduate

Taught Masters Course Type

Full-time

Part-Time**

Arts & Social Sciences

£14,700

£7,350

MBA

£16,000

£8,000

Science

£15,850

£7,925

PGCE (Teacher Training)

£14,700

N/A

** Please note Non-EEA nationals will not be able to obtain student visas for part-time study.

Arts & Social Sciences: Art; Business; Education; English & Creative Writing; Geography & Earth Sciences (Geography); History & Welsh History; Information Studies; International Politics;  Law; Modern Languages; Psychology; Theatre, Film & TV Studies; Welsh & Celtic Studies.  

Sciences: Biological, Environmental & Rural Sciences; Computer Science; Geography & Earth Sciences (Earth Science); Mathematics; Physics.

Subject Area of Research

Full-time

Part-Time**

Arts & Social Sciences

£14,700

£7,350

Science

£15,850

£7,925

Please note that Tuition fees are subject to an annual increase and are linked to UK Research Council fees. 

 

 

Scholarships

 

Name of Award Amount When to Apply

 

AIS (Aberystwyth International Scholarship)

(Undergraduate and Postgraduate)

UG: £2,000/year (3 year course)

PG: £2,000

29th July

All eligible students.

International Excellence Undergraduate Scholarships

Year 1: £4,000

Year 2: £2,000

Year 3: £2,000

30th June

15 available

(Offered in addition to AIS and is merit based)

International Postgraduate Excellence Scholarship

£5,000

29th July

15 available

AberDoc Scholarship Competition

Grant up to 3 years

29th January & 1st March

(Differs by department)

Students do not have to complete a separate scholarship form as they will be considered automatically.

For further information on Scholarships and Bursaries please contact the International Office on (01970) 622891 or international@aber.ac.uk.

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