Welcome Hong Kong


If you have any questions about applying to, studying at, or living in Aberystwyth, do not hesitate to contact the regional officer for your country:

Contact: Jack Coates
Email: jac136@aber.ac.uk

Entry Requirements


Entry Requirements


The entry requirements for the Foundation programme are as follows:


Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education: a minimum score of 3,2,2 to 3,3,3 in relevant subjects is required in the HKDSE for entry onto the programme (including Mathematics for Computer Science and Business Foundation Pathways)


IELTS: Score of at least 4.5 - some courses require a score of 5.0 with only one grade at a 4.5.


Hong Kong Diploma of Secondary Education: 

  • Minimum Level 3 required in 5 x subjects.
  • Where there is a subject prerequisite, such as science-based subjects, a minimum of Level 4 must be achieved in a relevant HKDSE subject.

International Baccalaureate Diploma: A score of between 28-32 is required depending on the subject of interest.


IELTS: a score of between 6.0 - 6.5 with a minimum of 5.5 in each component is required.


You will be required to have a relevant Bachelor's Honours degree from a recognised institution, with a grade of at least a high 2.2 or above to qualify for Aberystwyth University's postgraduate taught programmes. 

For specific requirements, please refer to the Postgraduate Admissions Office website.

English Requirement

HKDSE: Level 4 in English 


IELTS score of at least 6.0 - 7.5


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 How and When to Apply

International Accommodation Award

(Undergraduate and Postgraduate)

International students* will receive free or discounted university accommodation for the duration of their course.
See our International Accommodation Award page for more information.


(Postgraduate PhD)

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

29th January OR 1st March
(Differs by the department. See AberDoc for full details).

*For further information on scholarships and bursaries please contact the International Office at international@aber.ac.uk.


Our Agents in Hong Kong:


AAS Education Consultancy

Tel: +852 2323 3287   
Email: enquiry@aas.com.hk 
Web: www.aas.com.hk 

Academic Link Overseas Study Centre

Tel: +852 3525 1318   
Email: singwong@aca-link.com 
Web: www.aca-link.com 

ACE (Academic and Continuing Education)

Tel: +852 2311 2689 
Email: enquiries@ace-hk.org 
Web: www.ace-hk.org  

Aces Education Consultancy

Tel: +852 2122 9359 
Email: inquiry@aces.com.hk
Web: www.aces.com.hk 

aec Education Consultancy

Tel: +852 2598 6166
Email: enquiry@aecl.com.hk 
Web: www.aecl.com.hk 

Amber Education

Tel: +852 2377 7888
Email: premier@amberedu.com.hk
Web: www.amberedu.com.hk

Aston Education

Tel: +852 2866 9933
Email: info@aston.edu.hk 
Web: www.aston.edu.hk 

AUG Student Services

Tel: +852 2392 1592
Email: hongkong@augstudy.com
Web: www.augstudy.com/hongkong 

Britannia StudyLink

Tel: +852 3184 0362
Email: support@britannia-study.com
Web: www.britannia-study.com 

British United Education Services

Tel: +852 3426 9976
Email: info@britishunited.net
Web: www.britishunited.net

Chamberlain Educational Services Centre

Tel: +852 3426 8000
Email: enquiry@chamberlain-edu.com
Web: www.chamberlain-edu.com

Da Di Overseas Studies Service Centre

Tel: +852 2314 8312
Email: royce.chung@dadi.com.hk
Web: www.dadi.com.hk 

GET Education Consultancy

Tel: +852 2730 7311
Email: hongkong@get.com.hk
Web: www.get.com.hk/education/  

Hong Kong Education Web

Tel: +852 2272 2800
Email: ieu@education.com.hk 
Web: www.education.com.hk 

HKIES Overseas Education Centre

Tel: +852 2264 8990
Email: jessie@hkies.com.hk
Web: www.hkies.com.hk 

Hong Kong Overseas Study Centre

Tel: +852 2730 2068
Email: education@hkosc.com.hk
Web: www.hkosc.com.hk 


Tel: +852 2179 3600
Email: info.hongkong@idp.com
Web: www.idp.com/hongkong 

LINKEDU Overseas Education

Tel: +852 2157 3822
Email: enquiry@linkedu.hk
Web: www.linkedu.hk 

Maple Overseas Education

Tel: +852 2384 2108
Email: info@mapleedu.com.hk
Web: www.mapleedu.com.hk 

Maxway Education

Tel: +852 6409 3534
Email: olee@maxway-edu.net
Web: www.myfindschools.net


Tel: +852 2967 8009
Email: hongkong@studyin-uk.com 
Web: www.studyin-uk.hk