English Requirements

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All applicants must meet the English language entry requirements for their chosen programmes in order to study at Aberystwyth University.

You will need to provide evidence of your English language ability as part of our application assessment process.

For those who have not yet met our requirements, we will include this as part of your offer conditions.

Through the International English Centre, the University is able to comprehensively support the English language needs of all our international students. Some of the ways we can help you improve your English Language abilities are below, with courses running from September or January:

  • International Foundation Certificate
    There are two routes to achieve this certificate with a standard 30-week or intensive 15-week language course. Completing the certificate will get you up to the English requirements needed for undergraduate study while introducing you to your course and future academic department;
  • Pre-Sessional English Courses
    If you hold an offer from the University, these courses are designed to help you meet the entry requirements for your degree programme. Depending on your current English language ability, you can choose from a variety of courses that run over 42, 30, 12 or 6 weeks;
  • Pre-Masters Course
    The Pre-Masters Course acts as a bridge between your undergraduate degree, in your home country, and preparing you for postgraduate study, in the UK, in a Business or Management-related programme. Courses run over a standard 30-weeks or intensive 15-weeks.