Welcome Hong Kong


Voted one of the top ten universities in the UK in the 2017 Whatuni Student Choice Awards, Aberystwyth is a lively university town and a home-from-home to around 10,000 students. Throughout the year the vibrant town is filled with students from around the world or buzzing with tourists, enjoying Aberystwyth’s sights, creating an evident cosmopolitan feel to this Welsh seaside town.

We are looking forward to each exhibition and visit to Hong Kong - do not miss out on the opportunity to learn more about our excellent courses and superb teaching experience. To check our schedule, click Education Fairs.


My name is Dandan Wu and I am the Hong Kong country manager. If you have any question about studying or living in Aberystwyth, do not hesitate to contact me using tge details below - I am more than happy to assist you.

Tel: +44 (0)1970 621814
UK Mobile:
 +44 (0)1970 621814
Email: daw67@aber.ac.uk

Entry Requirements


Entry Requirements


The entry requirements for the Foundation programme are as follows:

Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education: a minimum score of 3,3,3 in relevant subjects is required in the HKDSE for entry onto the programme (including Mathematics for Computer Science and Business Foundation Pathways)

International Baccalaureate Diploma: A minimum score of 24 is required in the IB

IELTS: Score of at least 4.5 - some courses require a score of 5.0 with only one grade at a 4.5.


Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education: a score of  between 4,4,4 to 5,4,4 in relevant subjects in the HKDSE for entry onto the programme.

International Baccalaureate Diploma: A score of between 28-36 is required depending on the subject of interest.

IELTS: a score of between 6.0 - 6.5 with a minimum 5.5 in each component is required.


You will be required to have a relevant Bachelor's Honours degree from a recognised institution, with a grade of at least a high 2.2  or above to qualify for Aberystwyth University's postgraduate taught programmes. 

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




Tuiton Fees for International Students Starting in 2019/20
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



Taught Masters Course Type



Arts & Social Sciences









PGCE (Teacher Training)



** 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



Arts & Social Sciences






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





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


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.

Our Partners

Yew Chung Community College

Partnered with Business School, Psychology Department, Theatre, Film and Television Studies and Education and Lifelong Learning Department

Hong Kong Baptist University

International Exchange Partner