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If you have any questions about studying at Aberystwyth University, please contact the Regional Officer for your country:

Contact: Jack Latchford-Coates
Email: jac136@aber.ac.uk
Phone: +44 (0) 1970 621892

Entry Requirements


Entry Requirements


International Foundation Certificate

  • 30-week: WASSCE with minimum 5 grades at C6, including in and in relevant subjects.
    Candidates who narrowly miss the academic entry requirements may be considered subject to interview.
  • IELTS: for UKVI 4.5 - 5.0 depending on the pathway selected.
  • 15-week: WASSCE with minimum 5 grades at C5 including in relevant subjects.
    Candidates who narrowly miss the academic entry requirements may be considered subject to interview.
  • IELTS: for UKVI 5.0-5.5 depending on the pathway selected.

Applicants must have an IELTS for UKVI or Trinity College SELT from a UK government approved test centre in order to get a CAS / Tier 4 Visa for a Foundation Course in the UK. Contact tesol@aber.ac.uk


Course with an integrated foundation: WASSCE with at least 3 subjects at grade B3


Direct entry:

  • A WAEC Certificate AND International Foundation Programme. 
  • A-Levels (104-128 UCAS points)
  • International Baccalaureate (28 - 32 points)
  • National Diploma / Diploma - minimum grade Merit/Lower Credit
  • HND / Advanced Diploma - can be considered for year 2 entry

A Merit award or above at HND can be considered for year 2 entry.


Generally, the minimum entry requirement for most taught Masters courses is the equivalent (see below) of a lower second class honours degree (2.2). However, some departments may require upper second class honours degrees (2.1) (e.g. Department of International Politics) or relevant work experience.

 UK 2ii Honours standard   Good 2ii Honours UK 2i Honours standard  UK 1st Class Honours standard
Bachelor's 2ii Honours/GPA 2.5 Bachelor's Honours with cGPA 2.83 Bachelor's 2i Honours/GPA 3.0 Bachelor's 1st Honours/GPA 3.6


English Requirement

IELTS score of at least 6.0 - 7.5


Grade C6 or above in WASSCE English.


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 may require specific entry grades from the qualifications highlighted above. Some courses may also require an additional portfolio or interview.


Award Value & Benefit Further Information

International Accommodation Award

(Foundation, Undergraduate and Postgraduate)

International students are eligible to receive inclusive or discounted university accommodation for each year of studies. Subject to availability. *Terms and conditions apply.

See our International Accommodation Award page for more information.

Caru Aber International Award

This award gives a £1,000 tuition fee discount to any international fee-paying students who spent a period of time studying with us as an associate student.
See our Caru Aber International Award page for more information.

AberDoc Scholarship Competition

(PhD students only)

Grant for up to 3 years covering fees and maintenance with access to a conference fund.

See our AberDoc Scholarship Competition page for more information.

International Family Award

£1,000 tuition fee discount available to international fee-paying students who have a family member that has studied, or is studying, at Aberystwyth University.

See our International Family Award page for more information.

Commonwealth Shared Scholarship

(MRes Parasite Control course only)

2 x scholarships that cover fees, approved fares and personal maintenance. (May not be held alongside other scholarships, awards, or bursaries that cover the same costs.)

See the Commonwealth Shared Scholarship page for more information.

Chevening Scholarship


Chevening Scholarships provide full funding for a one-year Master’s degree in any subject.

See our Chevening Scholarship page for more information.

Departmental Awards

Worth up to £500 per year.

See our Departmental Scholarships page for more information.

For further information on Scholarships and Bursaries please see our Fees & Scholarships page or contact the International Recruitment & Development Office on international@aber.ac.uk


Aberystwyth University carefully selects overseas representatives and will only work with companies and individuals who meet our high standards of professionalism and service. For guidance on how to choose an agency please see the Student Guide to Choosing an Education Agent.

For further information, please also refer to the British Council's guidance for agents, the UKCISA Code of Ethics and the QAA's Quality Code for UK higher education.


Palm Wine Junction Shell Filling Station, Off 37-Trade Fair, Giffard Road La, Accra

Mobile: +233 20 112 9684 
Email: solutions@edusolconsult.com 
Website: www.edusolconsult.com 


Kampus Group

City Galleria Mall, GL-152 5922 Spintex Road, Accra, Ghana

Mobile/WhatsApp: +233 53 597 4559 
Email: accra@kampus-group.com 
Website: kampus-group.com  


IDP Education

East Legon office: +233557869653 | 030 255 7991
Kumasi office: +233553173346 
Osu office: +233554614200


MOD Education

Utopia Service Offices, 14 Senchi Street, Airport Residential Area - Accra

Mobile/WhatsApp: 0203837570 
Email: aberystwyth@modeducation.info 
Website: modeducation.info/ghana/ 



79 Gateway Road, CP Junction, Kasoa, Accra

Mobile: +233 30 295 2887
Email: accra@studyin-uk.com 
Website: www.studyin-uk.com/ghana


World Student Advisors 

Tel: +233 55 610 2870
Email: Gladys@worldstudentadvisors.com 
Website: www.worldstudentadvisors.com