If you have any questions about applying to, studying at or living in Aberystwyth, do not hesitate to contact us using the details below.
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Undergraduate Entry Requirements
Aberystwyth University expects Malaysian students to hold Sijil Tinggi Persekolahan Malaysia (Malaysia Higher School Certificat)/Matrikulasi (Matriculation Certificate) with minimum GPA of 3.0 or grade B. Entry requirements also differ depending on which of our programmes you want to study - each degree scheme will have specific requirements and it is important that you check carefully the particular requirments for the scheme or schemes that interest you. For Undergraduate course information please contact the Undergraduate Office.
Postgraduate Entry Requirements
Generally, the minimum entry requirement for most taught Masters courses is a lower second class honours degree (2.2). However, some departments may require upper second class honours degrees (2.1) (e.g. Department of International Politics) or relevant work experience.
The following table shows how Malaysian qualifications compare with UK degrees.
|UK 2ii Honours standard||UK 2i Honours standard||UK Masters standard|
|Bachelor's 2ii Honours||Bachelor's 2i Honours||Master's degree|
If you are applying for research programmes from Malaysia, you will be required to provide evidence that you have already carried out research, usually via the successful completion of a relevant masters degree.
Note: If you have any questions regarding postgraduate courses, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
English Entry Requirements
All non-UK students from countries where English is not the first language are required to show evidence of sufficient knowledge of English - your level of proficiency in English must be proved before you begin your course. If you have not achieved the required level prior to the receipt of the acceptance for admission, the formal offer will include a condition that you will need to attain essential knowledge before the start of your course.
You will be required to demonstrate English proficiency at the following levels:
- IELTS - from 6.0 to 7.0
The above requirements are dependent on the department as well as the course of your choice. To get full details regarding English language requirements across all the courses, vitis the Postgraduate English Language Requirements website or open the Undergraduate English Language Requirements table.
If you do not meet our requirements - do not worry! We offer excellent language support - our International English Centre provides students with International Foundation Programme recognized by British Council. If you wish to learn more, please visit International English Centre website.
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