Welcome South Africa

 

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
Undergraduate

South Africa National Senior Certificate with grades 55555 overall. Grade 5 in English from South Africa National Senior Certificate.


Applicants with lower scores may be considered for courses with integrated foundation years.

Postgraduate

Entry onto our postgraduate Master's courses requires an undergraduate/bachelor degree of equivalent standard to the British undergraduate/bachelor degree, with a minimum grade equivalent to British second-class honours.

Qualification UK 2:2 Class UK 2:1 Class UK 1st Class
South African degree classification (per cent) 60-69% 70-74% 75-100%

For specific requirements, please refer to the Postgraduate Admissions Office website.

English Requirement

IELTS score of at least 6.0 - 7.5

 

South Africa National Senior Certificate Grade 5 in English.

 

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 will require specific entry grades from the qualifications highlighted above. Some courses may also require an additional portfolio or interview.

Scholarships

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.

 AberDoc

(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.