Ahlan wa Sahlan Bahrain



If you have any questions about applying to, studying at, or living in Aberystwyth, do not hesitate to contact the Regional Manager for your country using the details below:

Contact: International Recruitment & Development office
Email: international@aber.ac.uk 

Entry Requirements

  Entry Requirements

International Foundation Certificate

30 week: Brunei O-Levels with minimum 5 grade C  including in relevant subjects
15 Week: Brunei O-Levels with minimum B,B,C,C,C  including in relevant subjects 

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


Successful completion of secondary school certificate with minimum 65% pass plus International Foundation Program.


GCE A levels (or equivalent). Offers can vary depending on the course, but are typically in the range of 104 - 128 UCAS tariff points.

Applicants with a recognised International Foundation Year will also be considered.


English Requirements: IELTS 6.0 - 6.5, with a minimum of 5.5 in each component. See other acceptable proficiency tests.

If you do not meet our requirements then we will consider you for our International Foundation Certificate

Postgraduate Masters

Degree equivalent to UK Honours bachelor’s degree (2:2 minimum). Compare your academic qualification below:

 UK 2ii Honours standard   Good 2ii Honours UK 2i Honours standard  UK 1st Class Honours standard

Bachelor's degree: 2.60

Bachelor's degree: 2.93

Bachelor's degree: 3.10

Bachelor's degree: 3.60


English Requirements

English Requirements: IELTS 6.0 - 7.5, with a minimum of 5.5 in each component. See other acceptable proficiency tests.


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.


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 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.

Entrance Examinations & Merit Awards


Worth up to £2,000 and a chance to receive an unconditional offer.

See our Entrance Examinations & Merit Awards page for more information.

Departmental Scholarship

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.

Our Agents for Bahrain:


Company Name Phone Number Email
Bridge International (+962)65810137 bridge@bridge.jo
BTEC Universities (+971)528997871 


Education Beyond Borders (EBBO) (+20)01211776640


Education Global (Eduglobe) (+44)01162795001


Education Zone (ezone) (+971)43910258 hello@ezone.ae
Global Student (+642)11966166 


IDP +973 1710 1100


JNS +973 17001812


MSE Agency (+44)06765009507  info@mse-agency.com 
My Arman Education Group Ltd (+77)07459489139


Soud Abdel-Jaber and Sons Co. (GESCO) (+96)265562022


TCL Global (+44)02392839210 


Uni Student University Entrance Services (unistudent) (+971)526551177