How to apply

Watch the video above and open the tabs below to find out more about applying for Postgraduate study.

Before You Apply

Reading and understanding this information carefully means that your application to Aberystwyth should be a smooth process.
Please get in contact with the Postgraduate Admissions Office if you have any questions about how to submit your application or what our Entrance Requirements are.  

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Latest News- December 2020

We are very pleased to announce that the new Postgraduate Admissions Application Portal was launched on Monday 7th December 2020. 

This new system aims to provide applicants with a much-improved user experience when making their online application for postgraduate study at Aberystwyth University.

Apply Online

Full-Time, Part-Time and Distance Learning Programmes

Applications for postgraduate study should be made online via the Postgraduate Admissions Application Portal. 

To make an application, firstly visit our Course Pages and find the details of the course for which you wish to apply.  Once you have found your chosen Course Page, select the “Apply Now” button to start your application. 

The Postgraduate Admissions Application Portal will ask you to provide us with your personal details, confirm your course selection(s) and upload documents in support of your application.  Please have you supporting documents saved in PDF format and ready to upload to your online application.

If you cannot find the specific course for which you wish to apply, or have any questions regarding the application process, please contact the Postgraduate Admissions Office (pg-admissions@aber.ac.uk) for further advice.

PGCE Courses

Please note that all applications for PGCE Teacher Training courses should be made through the UCAS Teacher Training website.

Courses Not Listed on Course Pages

Please note that there are several course that may not be currently listed on our Courses Pages.  However, you can still use the Postgraduate Admissions Application Portal to apply for the following programmes.   Please use the following links to apply for these courses.

 

Course Name

Course Code

Link to Application

Professional Doctorate (DProf) 

N1221

https://apply.aber.ac.uk/f?p=130:1:::::p1_course_code,p1_prog_type,p1_language:N1221,PG,en  

Teaching for Postgraduates at Aberystwyth University (TPAU)

X300TP

https://apply.aber.ac.uk/f?p=130:1:::::p1_course_code,p1_prog_type,p1_language:X300TP,PG,en   

Teacher Training (PGCE) Applications

Applications for PGCE Teacher Training courses at Aberystwyth University are made through UCAS application system. To find out more visit their dedicated page for teacher training applications

Apply Offline

Please note that, due to the current COVID-19 restrictions, the Postgraduate Admissions Office team continue to work from home.  Please therefore submit documentation to us by email rather than by post.

If you prefer to apply by post or email, or wish to apply for a programme for which it is compulsory to apply offline then please refer to the guidelines below.  If submitting via e-mail, please try to attach documents as separate pdf files. 

Applying on paper (by post or email)

 

Please note that applications for PGCE Teacher Training positions are made through the UCAS Teacher Training website.

After you apply

Once your application has been processed, you will receive a confirmation email. If you have applied on-line, you will also receive acknowledgement by e-mail.

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