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Aberystwyth University (Aber) is a public university located in Aberystwyth, Wales, UK. Aber offers a wide range of master's degree programs across its three academic faculties namely: Arts and Social Sciences; Business and Physical Sciences; and Earth and Life Sciences.
  • Average Tuition GBP 15,850
  • Students 7,163
  • International Students 18%
  • Total Annual Cost GBP 21,905
  • Intakes Fall
  • Application Deadline rolling
  • Campus Setting City

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School Description

Aberystwyth University is home to more than 1,000 international students. Students can choose from a wide range of master's degree programs including: Animal Science, Biotechnology, Creative Writing, Data Science, and Environmental Management. Aberystwyth University's careers service team provides workshops and training sessions to help the students develop the necessary skills required to succeed in a professional setting. AberWorks aims to help students gain practical work experience by offering part-time job opportunities within the university. Some of Aber's notable alumni are Charles, Prince of Wales, heir apparent to the British throne; Sharon Maguire, film director; Jan Pinkava, Czech British writer and animator; Alex Jones, presenter of BBC TV's The One Show; and Belinda Earl, style director of Marks and Spencer.


Aberystwyth University, a forward-thinking institution, has been ranked ‘The University of the Year’ for its teaching quality (The Times and The Sunday Times 2019) and is listed among the UK’s best universities for overall student satisfaction (National Student Satisfaction survey 2018). The famous WhatUni Student Choice Awards 2018 has ranked Aberystwyth with Gold in the Postgraduate category for a second consecutive year, and Silver in the University of the Year and International categories.

  • 01Rated gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) for high-quality teaching and learning (2018).
  • 0290% student satisfaction rate - National Student Survey (NSS 2018)
  • 03University of the Year for Teaching Quality - Good University Guide (2019)

Master Programs

  • Penglais Campus, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion SY23 3FL, United Kingdom
    GBP 15,850 Tuition Fee

    Animal Science

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Animal Science.The program offers courses that focus on the study of animal nutrition and physiology, management, breeding and g more
  • Penglais Campus, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion SY23 3FL, United Kingdom
    GBP 16,000 Tuition Fee

    Business Administration (MBA)

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Business Administration. The program offers courses that focus on the study of management theory; human reso more
  • Penglais Campus, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion SY23 3FL, United Kingdom
    GBP 15,850 Tuition Fee

    Computer Science (Software Engineering)

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Software Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the application of scientific and mathematical princ more
  • Penglais Campus, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion SY23 3FL, United Kingdom
    GBP 15,850 Tuition Fee

    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 learn more

Rankings

  • QS Rankings (Global)
    QS Rankings (Global) 432
  • SchoolApply Ranking
    SchoolApply Ranking 412
  • The Guardian
    The Guardian 54
  • Times World University Rankings
    Times World University Rankings 351

Admission Requirements

  • Minimum GPA 2.60
  • Minimum incoming TOEFL iBT 88
  • Minimum incoming IELTS 6.00
  • GRE Not required
  • GMAT Not required
  • Minimum PTE 55

Accreditations

    Financial Aid & Scholarship

    International students may be eligible for various scholarships including: International Postgraduate Excellence Scholarships (IPES), Aberystwyth International Scholarships (AIS), Chevening, GREAT, and the Fulbright-Aberystwyth University International Relations Award.

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    Established in 1872

    Aberystwyth University is among the Times Higher Education World's Top 40 universities in the UK in 2016 – 2017.

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