Welcome Japan


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



Successful completion of the Senior High School Upper Secondary School Leaving Certificate (Kōtō Gakkō Sotsugyō Shōmei-sho) with a GPA of 4. Students whose GPA is below 4.0 will be considered subject to an interview (Skype).

Undergraduate Entry:

Good grades in the Upper Secondary School Leaving Certificate (Kotogakko Sotsugyo Shomeisho) plus a 1 year Foundation Programme is required.

Because of the wide range of Associate degrees and other Training/ Vocational certificates available, each application will be viewed on an individual basis.


Minimum of 70% in bachelor programme from a recognised university in Japan.

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

English Requirement

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 Japan:


CSI (Coordination Servies International)

Tel: +81 (0) 92 844 4572
Email: csi@nifty.com
Web: www.092csi.com  

En Education

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

Sai Gon Viet Education

Tel: +84-3823-1111
Email: hcm@vtcorp.vn
Web: Vtcorp.vn

SI-UK Osaka

Tel: +81 6 6147 5681
Email: osaka@ukeducation.jp

SI-UK Tokyo

Tel: +81 3 5272 9143
Email: tokyo@ukeducation.jp
Web: www.ukeducation.jp/

UVIC Limited

Tel:  07769 637 536
Email: edu@uvic.co.uk
Web: http://uvic.co.uk/

Wiseway Global

Tel: +86-10-53267258
Email: liaison2@wisewayglobal.com
Web: http://www.wiseway.com.cn/