Welcome Hong Kong


If you have any questions about applying to, studying at or living in Aberystwyth, do not hesitate to contact us using the details below.

Contact: Samantha Vallin
Phone: +44 1970 62 1997
Email: saw43@aber.ac.uk

Download our International Prospectus

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 28-36 is required depending on the subject of interest.

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




Tuition Fees for International Students Starting in 2021/22
TypeAmount (£)
Full-Time Arts / Social Sciences 14,000
Full-Time Science 16,000

For further information on Undergraduate tuition fees (including part-time, repeat, and other ad-hoc fees), please contact The Fees & Cash Office on (01970) 628434 or fees@aber.ac.uk



Taught Masters Course Type



Arts & Social Sciences









PGCE (Teacher Training)



** Please note Non-EEA nationals will not be able to obtain student visas for part-time study.

Arts & Social Sciences: Art; Business; Education; English & Creative Writing; Geography & Earth Sciences (Geography); History & Welsh History; Information Studies; International Politics; Law; Modern Languages; Psychology; Theatre, Film & TV Studies; Welsh & Celtic Studies.  

Sciences: Biological, Environmental & Rural Sciences; Computer Science; Geography & Earth Sciences (Earth Science); Mathematics; Physics.

Subject Area of Research



Arts & Social Sciences






Please note that Tuition fees are subject to an annual increase and are linked to UK Research Council fees. 



Name of Award Amount When to Apply

International Accommodation Scholarship

(Undergraduate and Postgraduate)

Click the link for further information

Click the link for further information

AberDoc Scholarship Competition

Grant up to 3 years

29th January & 1st March

(Differs by department)


For further information on Scholarships and Bursaries please contact the International Office on +44 (0) 1970 622 891 or 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/