Aberystwyth University

Aberystwyth University (Aberystwyth) is spread across 3 campuses located in Penglais, Llanbadarn and Gogerddan on the coast of Wales, United Kingdom. Aberystwyth offers over 500 bachelor’s degree programs across its 20 academic departments. These include the department of Business, Computer Science, Education, Law, and Psychology, among others.
  • Average Tuition GBP 14,300
  • Students 7,920
  • International Students 18%
  • Total Annual Cost GBP 18,430
  • Intakes Fall
  • Application Deadline 42005
  • Transfer Yes
  • Campus Setting City

School Description

Aberystwyth University (Aberystwyth) is home to over 7,000 students. Students can choose from a wide range of bachelor’s degree programs, including Life Sciences, Tourism Management, Criminology, Veterinary Biosciences, and Politics. Aberystwyth provides students with a range of facilities, such as the Arts Center, a swimming pool, gyms, libraries, computer rooms, cafés, and restaurants. Moreover, mental health support, financial advice, and career guidance for job placements is also provided. Students at Aberystwyth can choose from over 150 clubs and societies to join. Additionally, Aberystwyth Students’ Union not only organizes social events and activities, but also supports students in any area they require help. Aberystwyth guarantees on-campus accommodation for all bachelor’s students. There is also a Study Abroad scheme available at Aberystwyth.
  • 01In 2018, Aberystwyth received the gold rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) for high-quality teaching and learning.
  • 02Aberystwyth received a 90% student satisfaction rate in the 2018 National Student Survey (NSS).
  • 03In 2018, statistics released by the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) show that 97% of the students who graduated from Aberystwyth in 2017 were either employed or enrolled in a master’s degree program six months after graduating.

Bachelor Programs

  • Penglais Campus, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion SY23 3FL, United Kingdom

    Accounting and Finance

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Finance. The program offers courses that focus on the study of core business disciplines such as management, accounting, and marketing.

    This program offers concentrations in Marketing, Mathematics, Management, and French.

  • Penglais Campus, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion SY23 3FL, United Kingdom

    Adventure Tourism Management

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Tourism Management. The program offers courses that focus on the study of tourist markets, social and cultural aspects of tourism, and destination management.

  • Penglais Campus, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion SY23 3FL, United Kingdom

    Agriculture with Business Management

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Agricultural Business, also known as, Agribusiness. The program offers courses that focus on the study of strategy and policy; leadership; decision-making; and problem-solving in relation to the agricultural industry.

  • Penglais Campus, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion SY23 3FL, United Kingdom

    Artificial Intelligence and Robotics

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Robotics. The program offers courses that focus on the study of physical computing, mechatronics, and programming.

  • Penglais Campus, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion SY23 3FL, United Kingdom

    Business and Management

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of topics related to business; management; finance; economics; marketing; customers operations; communication; information technology; business policy; and strategy.

  • Penglais Campus, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion SY23 3FL, United Kingdom

    Business Information Technology

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Information Technology. The program offers courses that focus on the design of technological information systems; computing systems; computer hardware and software components; algorithms, databases, and telecommunications; user tactics; application testing; and human interface design.

  • Penglais Campus, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion SY23 3FL, United Kingdom

    Computer Graphics, Vision and Games

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of game development. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the principles and practice of designing and developing modern computer games.

  • Penglais Campus, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion SY23 3FL, United Kingdom

    Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence

    This program is designed to equip students with theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence. The program offers courses that focus on the study of basic computer design and architecture; programming; challenges of specific computer applications; component and system maintenance; inspection procedures; hardware and software problem diagnosis and repair; and report preparation.

  • Penglais Campus, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion SY23 3FL, United Kingdom

    Data Science

    This program is designed to equip students with theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Computing Research. The program offers courses that focus on the study of big data, data management, machine learning, and computational statistics.

  • Penglais Campus, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion SY23 3FL, United Kingdom

    Engineering Physics

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Engineering Physics. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the principles of physics; high and low temperature phenomena; computational physics; superconductivity; applied thermodynamics; molecular and particle physics applications; and space science research.

  • Penglais Campus, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion SY23 3FL, United Kingdom

    Internet Computing and Systems Administration

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Internet Computing and Systems Administration. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the management of data systems and related facilities for processing and retrieving internal business information; cost and accounting information systems; management control systems; personnel information systems; data storage and security; business systems networking; report preparation; computer facilities; equipment operation and maintenance; operator supervision and training; and management information systems policy and planning.

  • Penglais Campus, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion SY23 3FL, United Kingdom

    Robotics and Embedded Systems

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Robotics. The program offers courses that focus on the study of physical computing, mechatronics, and programming.

  • Penglais Campus, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion SY23 3FL, United Kingdom

    Robotics and Embedded Systems Engineering

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Robotics. The program offers courses that focus on the study of physical computing, mechatronics, and programming.

  • Penglais Campus, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion SY23 3FL, United Kingdom

    Space Science and Robotics

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Space Science and Robotics. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the application of basic engineering principles; aircraft/spacecraft systems technology; design and development testing; prototype and operational testing; inspection and maintenance procedures; instrument calibration; test equipment operation and maintenance; and report preparation.

  • Penglais Campus, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion SY23 3FL, United Kingdom

    Tourism Management

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Tourism Management. The program offers courses that focus on the study of tourist markets, social and cultural aspects of tourism, and destination management.

  • Penglais Campus, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion SY23 3FL, United Kingdom

    Veterinary Biosciences

    GBP 15,200 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Veterinary Science. The program offers courses that focus on the study of animal nutrition, animal husbandry, animal behavior, and the treatment and prevention of diseases.

  • Penglais Campus, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion SY23 3FL, United Kingdom

    Veterinary Biosciences

    GBP 15,200 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Veterinary Science. The program offers courses that focus on the study of animal nutrition, animal husbandry, animal behavior, and the treatment and prevention of diseases.

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Rankings

  • Complete University Guide (UK)
    Complete University Guide (UK) 65
  • QS Rankings (Global)
    QS Rankings (Global) 432
  • SchoolApply Ranking
    SchoolApply Ranking 334
  • The Guardian
    The Guardian 45
  • Times World University Rankings
    Times World University Rankings 351

Admission Requirements

  • Minimum GPA 3.00
  • Minimum incoming TOEFL iBT 88
  • Minimum incoming IELTS 6.50
  • Minimum SAT 1100
  • Minimum ACT 25
  • Minimum PTE 55

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          • Testimony
            1996-1999, Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)

            Beautiful place

            I recommend Aberystwyth University for others because I studied there and found that place wonderful, quite, and friendly place. I'm still going there when I find a chance to go and I love that place too much. when you go there you will agree with me that no words could be enough,

          • Testimony
            2010-2013, Bachelor of Science (BSc)

            Great experience all round.

            I liked the support I got from my tutors and lecturers, the small class sizes and the fact that microbiology (the degree I did) was full of lecturers who were enthusiastic and gave plenty of sound advice.

          • Testimony
            2001-2004, Bachelor of Arts (BA)

            Aberystwyth Uni

            My degree in English and the people I met.