Welcome Hong Kong


If you have any questions about applying to, studying at, or living in Aberystwyth, do not hesitate to contact the regional officer for your country:

Contact: Jack Coates
Email: jac136@aber.ac.uk

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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 4,3,3 to 4,4,4 in relevant subjects in the HKDSE for entry onto the programme.

International Baccalaureate Diploma: A score of between 28-32 is required depending on the subject of interest.


IELTS: a score of between 6.0 - 6.5 with a minimum of 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

HKDSE: Level 4 in English 


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

Please note each course may require specific entry grades from the qualifications highlighted above. Some courses may also require an additional portfolio or interview.


Award Value How and When to Apply

International Accommodation Award

(Undergraduate and Postgraduate)

International students* will receive free or discounted university accommodation for the duration of their course.
See our International Accommodation Award page for more information.


(Postgraduate PhD)

Grant for up to 3 years covering fees, maintenance, and access to a conference fund.

29th January OR 1st March
(Differs by the department. See AberDoc for full details).

*For further information on scholarships and bursaries please contact the International Office at international@aber.ac.uk.


Our Agents in Hong Kong:


Amber Education (Hong Kong)

Tel: +852-2377788
Email: premier@amberedu.com.hk
Web: www.amberedu.com.hk/

British United Education Services

Tel: +852 3426 9976
Email: info@britishunited.net
Web: www.britishunited.net/

En Education

Tel: +20-7723-1818
Email: info@eneducation.co.uk
Web: www.eneducation.co.uk/


Email: yajie.y@51offer.com
Web: https://www.51offer.com/

Maxway Education

Tel: +852 2110 3342
Email: cs@findmyschools.net

UKEAS Worldwise Ltd

Tel: +886-4-2328-5946
Email: taichung@ukeas.com
Web: www.ukeas.com

UVIC Limited

Tel: +44 7769 637 536
Email: edu@uvic.co.uk
Web: http://uvic.co.uk/