Undergraduate Information

For entry onto a Bachelor degree BA/BSc

  • Entry requirements vary depending on the chosen course. In general, students who have completed their Baccalauréat Général, Option Internationale du Baccalauréator Baccalauréat Technologique  (in a related subject area) with a minimum overall grade of 12 will be considered for entry onto most Undergraduate courses at Aberystwyth University.
  • Students obtaining an International Baccalaureate must attain a grade of between 24 and 29, depending on choice of course or from 65% - 75% for a European Baccalaureate.
  • Other qualifications may be considered by Aberystwyth University – please contact ug-admissions@aber.ac.uk  for further information.
  • Students achieving  “Mention Bien”  in their school leaving certificate or a score of 14 points or above in their French Baccalaureate may be considered for an “Excellence Bursary” in specific subjects.

English Language Requirements

  • If English is not your first language, you will be asked to prove your competence in English language skills. Aberystwyth University accepts a number of internationally recognised English language qualifications. Please see: www.aber.ac.uk/en/postgrad/howtoapply/before-you-apply/english-language/
  • Our courses are taught in English and you will need to have a good command of the language. 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 you an intensive full-time course before you commence your degree and provides continuing support throughout the duration of your studies. Courses available are Target English (with foundation option) and the pre-university course in English for Academic Purposes. 

Fees and Funding

If you are studying in Wales and starting a new course on or after 1 September 2012 you’ll be able to take out a Student Loan for Fees to cover your tuition fees. You may also be entitled to a Fee Grant from the Welsh Government. Please contact your Educational Advisors for more information.

In common with most universities in the UK, Aberystwyth has set a fee of £9,000 per year for undergraduate courses for Home and EU students. (The fees will rise in line with inflation in subsequent years).