Aberystwyth University

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 15,250
  • Students 7,163
  • International Students 18%
  • Total Annual Cost GBP 24,385
  • Intakes Fall
  • Application Deadline rolling
  • Campus Setting City

School Description

Aberystwyth University (Aber) 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. Aber'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.
  • 01The Times and Sunday Times' Good University Guide ranked Aber the "University of the Year for Teaching Quality" in two consecutive years, 2018-2019.
  • 02According to the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) 2018, 97% of Aber's graduates are employed or pursuing further employment, six months after graduation.
  • 03Some of Aber's partner employers are Oracle National, QinetiQ, IBM, Endsleigh Insurance, and Network Rail.

Master Programs

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

    Animal Science

    GBP 15,850 Tuition Fee

    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 genetics.

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

    Business Administration (MBA)

    GBP 16,000 Tuition Fee

    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 resource management and behavior; accounting, purchasing and logistics; organization and production; marketing; and business decision-making.

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

    Computer Science (Software Engineering)

    GBP 15,850 Tuition Fee

    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 principles to the design, analysis, verification, validation, implementation, and maintenance of computer software systems.

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

    Data Science

    GBP 15,850 Tuition Fee

    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

    International Finance and Banking

    GBP 14,700 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Finance and Banking. The program offers courses that focus on the study of banking institutions; the role of banking and lending institutions in the economy; investment, auditing, commercial and consumer lending; financial statement analysis; and e-commerce.

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

    Livestock Science

    GBP 15,850 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Livestock Science. The program offers courses that focus on the study of animal nutrition and physiology, management, breeding and genetics.

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

    Management and Finance

    GBP 14,700 Tuition Fee

    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.

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

    Statistics for Computational Biology

    GBP 15,850 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Statistics for Computational Biology. The program offers courses that focus on the collection, analysis, and interpretation of data, as well as the effective communication and presentation of results relying on data.

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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 273
  • The Guardian
    The Guardian 45
  • Times World University Rankings
    Times World University Rankings 301

Admission Requirements

  • Minimum GPA 2.60
  • Minimum incoming TOEFL iBT 88
  • Minimum incoming IELTS 6.00
  • GRE Not required
  • GMAT Not required
  • Minimum SAT 1100
  • 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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    Other Information

    Established in 1872

    Other

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

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

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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
            2001-2004, Bachelor of Arts (BA)

            Aberystwyth Uni

            My degree in English and the people I met.

          • 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.