Student in a lab environment studying plants

From developing Miscanthus bioenergy crops to the study of medieval history and the exploration of Mars, Aberystwyth has a long-standing reputation as a research-led university.

Our lecturers include academics who are leaders in their field of study, and who will share with you the latest thinking and discoveries in their subject area. In the latest Research Excellence Framework (REF 2021), 98% of the research submitted by Aberystwyth University academics was considered world-class and we continue to build on our historic strengths as well as explore new frontiers of knowledge and understanding.