How Do I Apply?

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We welcome students from across the world and of all ages

In the first instance, enquiries about courses should be directed to the Department of Information Studies (email dis-dept@aber.ac.uk or phone +44 (0) 1970 622188). Your enquiry will be passed on to our Admissions Officer or other relevant staff.

The University's Postgraduate Admissions Office can also help with enquiries about applications for postgraduate and all distance learning courses (email pg-admissions@aber.ac.uk or phone Tel: +44 (0) 1970 622270)

  • Distance Learning courses (including undergraduate, postgraduate, and CPD Short Course courses by distance learning). Application forms can be found on the Postgraduate how to apply page. You can also use the apply now button on a course page from our course list.
  • Postgraduate full time (and part time) courses. Application forms can be found on the Postgraduate how to apply page. You can also use the apply now button on a course page from our course list.
  • Undergraduate full time (and part time) courses. Follow the step-by-step guide to applying via UCAS.

Open Days and Visiting Us

Open days, campus tours, and applicant visiting days are arranged throughout the year and provide an opportunity to meet staff and current students as well as see the facilities available. Check the University’s Open Days website for the latest dates.

What about accommodation?

The University has an extensive range of both catered and self -catered accommodation, situated on and off campus. For full details of the accommodation facilities and costs, please see the Accommodation Office section of the University web pages.

The University Accommodation Office provides help with finding accommodation in the town which is quite reasonably priced for renting. There is also some University accommodation which is suitable for families.

For more help contact the Accommodation Office (email accommodation@aber.ac.uk or phone +44 (0) 1970 622772)