Welcome South Africa

 

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

Phone: +44 1970 621897
Email: international@aber.ac.uk

Download our International Prospectus

Entry Requirements

  Entry Requirements
Undergraduate

Completion of Year 11 Senior Certificate with A-C in at least 5 subjects or successful completion of the National Senior Certificate is required to be considered for entry onto our foundation programme.

Good grade in the Senior High School qualification plus a 1 year Foundation Programme is required.

School leavers from South Africa seeking admission onto an undergraduate degree must firstly undertake a 1 year Foundation Programme. It prepares students for studying on a Bachelor degree programme.

Postgraduate

Entry onto our postgraduate Masters’ courses requires an undergraduate / bachelor degree of equivalent standard to the British undergraduate/ bachelor degree with a minimum grade equivalent to a 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 Requirements

IELTS Score of at least 6.0 - 7.5 depending on course requirements.

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.

Qualification

UK 2:2 Class

UK 2:1 Class

UK 1st Class

Bachelor Licentiaat / Licencié

60%

12.00

70%

16.00

80%

18.00

Fees

 

 

Tuition Fees for International Students Starting in 2021/22
Undergraduate
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

 

Postgraduate

Taught Masters Course Type

Full-time

Part-Time**

Arts & Social Sciences

£15,200

£7,600

MBA

£16,500

£8,200

Science

£16,350

£8,175

PGCE (Teacher Training)

£14,000

N/A

** 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

Full-time

Part-Time**

Arts & Social Sciences

£15,00

£7,500

Science

£16,150

£8,075

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

 

Scholarships

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