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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 using the details below:

Contact: Jackie Jarocki
Email: jaj64@aber.ac.uk 

Entry Requirements

  Entry Requirements

International Foundation Certificate

  • 30-week: Certificate of General Secondary Education (Tawjihi) with minimum 65% overall 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 pathway selected.
  • 15-Week: Certificate of General Secondary Education (Tawjihi) with minimum 75% overall and in relevant subjects.
    Candidates who narrowly miss the academic entry requirements may be considered subject to interview.
    IELTS 5.0-5.5 depending on pathway selected.

English requirements vary from IELTS 4.5-5.5. 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


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

Successful completion of Tanawiya Amma (Secondary School Leaving Certificate) with minimum 65% pass AND International Foundation Programme is required.

OR Students who have completed a 2-year Diploma from recognised institution can be considered for direct entry to Undergraduate courses, subject to meeting the University’s standard entry requirements as specified for each course. 


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


Students who have successful completed a Bachelor degree with a grade of 2.93 or higher will be considered for entry onto a relevant postgraduate programme of study. You can find a breakdown of the grades 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: IELTS 6.0 - 7.5, with a minimum of 5.5 in each component. See other acceptable proficiency tests.

English Requirements

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 in Oman:


Agent Phone Number Email
Al Ahlam Higher Education (+968)24562623    kate@ahlameducation.com
IDP Oman +968 (24) 696 452/ 453


My Arman Education Group Ltd



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