Delivery & Cost
How is the training delivered?
We have designed our training to be as accessible as possible, particularly for those in full time employment. Each topic comprises a 14 week distance learning module. Once you have registered as a student you have 5 years in which to build up credits towards postgraduate qualifications. The training is web based which means that as long as you have an adequate internet connection, you can study where and when best suits you.
When can I start?
You can start in January, May or September, depending on which module you would like to take first and take as many or as few modules as you are able to over your five years registration.
How much work will I need to do?
Our distance learning modules are designed to be flexible so that you can fit studying around your work and other commitments. A typical master's student is expected to study for 200 hours when taking a 20 credit module. As a rule of thumb you should anticipate spending approximately 2-3 hours a week on online lectures, presentations and podcasts, and the remaining time on readings and assignments; the more time and effort you can put in, the more you'll benefit from studying the module and the better your grades are likely to be.
Apply to be a distance learner, download our application form
How much will it cost?
UK and EU students £750*
International Students £1,363
*Please Note: The cost of Bangor taught modules has increased to £884 for new EU and UK students and £1,590 new for Non EU Students
60 Credit Work-based Dissertation:
UK and EU students £1,800
International Students £3,271
Payments are normally made per module. If you would like to be invoiced for a number of items at once, please let us know.
To make the fees more manageable students pay per module and payments can be split into three monthly instalments if required.
We don’t have any UK scholarships left but we do have a number of options to make studying more affordable:
if you are an international student you may be eligible for a discount on international fees - apply here
Our MSc programmes are eligible for student loans – more detail Please note: to receive a loan students MUST register to complete in 3 years.
Use the Aberystwyth University Funding & Scholarship Calculator to find out what other support you may be eligible for.