Welcome Japan

 

Aberystwyth University is proud to be home to a well-established community of students from Japan, achieving the highest standards of academic excellence across the wide variety of subjects offered by our institution. Our university is committed to the development of new partnerships with Institutions in Japan as well as to maintaining cllose relationships with a number of our current partners by engaging in the staff and student exchange programmes.

Aberystwyth University's representatives visit Japan regularly to lecture at local education institutions and to work on the shared projects with our research partners. Due to the quality of teaching, the excellent student experience and the safety of Aberystwyth as a town, our university is recognized as a popular destination for independent students as well as for students participating in our exchange programmes. We look forward to each exhibition and visit to Japan - do not miss out on the opportunity to learn more about our excellent courses and superb teaching experience. Check our schedule now and meet our representatives in your country.

The University also offers excellent language support services. These are delivered by the International English Language Centre in the University. Wide range of foundational and support level programmes are available – from Pre sessional English to International Foundation courses. 

My name is Dandan Wu and I am the Japan country manager. I am responsible for developing relationships within Japan as well as for providing Japanese students with excellent support throughout their stay in Aberystwyth. If you have any question about studying or living in Aberystwyth, do not hesitate to contact me using the details below - I am more than happy to assist you.

Tel: +44 (0)1970 621814

Email: daw67@aber.ac.uk

Entry Requirements

 

Entry Requirements

Undergraduate

Foundation:

Successful completion of the Senior High School Upper Secondary School Leaving Certificate (Kōtō Gakkō Sotsugyō Shōmei-sho) with a GPA of 4. Students whose GPA is below 4.0 will be considered subject to an interview (Skype).

Undergraduate Entry:

Good grades in the Upper Secondary School Leaving Certificate (Kotogakko Sotsugyo Shomeisho) plus a 1 year Foundation Programme is required.

Because of the wide range of Associate degrees and other Training/ Vocational certificates available, each application will be viewed on an individual basis.

Postgraduate

Minimum of 70% in bachelor programme from a recognised university in Japan.

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 2017/18
Undergraduate
TypeAmount (£)
Full-Time Arts / Social Sciences 13,200*
Full-Time Science 14,750*

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

£14,000

£7,000

Science

£15,250

£7,625

PGCE (Teacher Training)

£14,000

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

£14,000

£7,000

Science

£15,250

£7,625

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.

Our Partners

Tsuda College

Kanto International Senior High School

Partnered with International English Centre

Kobe International University

Partnered with International English Centre

Tokai Gakuen University

Partnered with International English Centre