11.5 The Application Process


Further information about the application process can be found at www.aber.ac.uk/en/postgrad/howtoapply/

The majority of applicants should apply for their postgraduate course (excluding PGCE) via our online portal.  Supporting documents (eg transcripts, CV, personal statement, reference(s), research proposals) can be uploaded using this system. 

Paper application forms are currently used for the following courses:

• BSc Information & Library Studies by distance learning
• MSc Sustainable & Efficient Food Production 
• Short Courses in Information & Library Studies
• Legal Practice Course and Graduate Diploma in Law – On-line applications processed via the Central Application Board (Law Society) if courses are available

Copies of applications form are available on request from the Postgraduate Admissions Office or can be accessed via www.aber.ac.uk/en/postgrad/howtoapply/   If applying by paper, applicants should submit their completed postgraduate application form and supporting documents  by email or by post.

Members of AU Staff may apply electronically or by paper.  They must submit their Fee Exemption Form, authorised by their Head of Department, at the point of application.  Please contact pg-admissions@aber.ac.uk for further information. 


Applicants apply online via the UCAS Teacher Training website (www.ucas.com/postgraduate/teacher-training/ucas-teacher-training-apply-and-track).  UCAS charge an application fee for this.