Key Course Facts
The BSc Information Management at Aberystwyth University seeks to introduce you to the information and digital aspects of the world of management and business, to meet the challenges of a world in which the creation, use, management and impact of digital content and information technology is increasingly important.
The ability to understand and analyse the dynamics of social media, digital communicative practices, digital publishing and curation is both relevant and valuable in today’s jobs market.
Graduates from this programme will benefit from knowledge of the technical, practical and managerial aspects of digital information technology within information and business environments. We live in a society which is characterised by its developing need to gain access to information. The designers and managers of information systems, whose role it is to satisfy that need, face tasks of growing responsibility and complexity.
The BSc in Information Management at Aberystwyth University will provide you with a sound background for students who are interested in information management, but who would wish to follow a career in the commercial or public sector, e.g. business, health, finance, or government.
Entry Requirements / Admissions
Minimum Required UCAS Tariff
Pass in Access qualification in a relevant subject with Merit in 50% of units at level 3.
Aberystwyth University welcomes the Welsh Baccalaureate as a valuable qualification in its own right and considers completion of the Welsh Baccalaureate Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate to be equivalent to an A level grade.
Applicants are selected on their individual merits and offers can vary. We allow you flexibility in meeting our entry requirements, and all qualifications that you have already gained, or are working towards, will be considered when reviewing your application. We have an inclusive policy which recognises a broad range of qualifications. The entry requirements listed above represent typical offers for some of the most popular qualifications taken by applicants. If you cannot find the qualifications that you are studying (or have previously studied) please contact our Undergraduate Admissions Office (Telephone: +44 (0)1970 622021; Email: [email protected]) for advice on your eligibility and details of the typical offer you are likely to receive.
English language requirements
|Cambridge English Advanced|
|Cambridge English Proficiency|
|IELTS (Academic)||6||With minimum 5.5 in each component.|
|PTE Academic||62||With minimum scores of 51 in each component.|
|TOEFL (iBT)||88||With minimum scores in components as follows: Listening 21; Writing 21; Reading 22; Speaking 23.|
Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study Information Management, BSc (Hons), if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.
Tuition Fees Information Management BSc (Hons)
|England UK||£9000||year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9000||year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9000||year 1|
Additional fee information
Please note Irish nationals will continue to be eligible for home fee status and support by the Welsh Government under the Common Travel Area arrangement.
Average student cost of living in the UK
|Water, gas electricity, internet (at home)||£50|
|Takeaways / food deliveries||£30|
|Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food)||£24|
|Holidays and weekend trips||£78|
|Transport within city||£17|
|Self-care / sports||£20|
|Stationary / books||£13|
|Mobile phone / internet||£13|
|Cable TV / streaming||£7|
|Average student cost of living||£1092|
London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.
How to apply
January 1, 2024
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
Possible Entry Points:
- year 1 (Default entry point)
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About Aberystwyth University
Aberystwyth University (Aber) was founded in 1872 in Aberystwyth, Wales. This university has earned itself an impressive array of awards in various domains, including in teaching standards and post-graduate employability. Whether you enjoy walking by the beach or visiting the historic town centre, Aberystwyth is a superb option for those students looking for a quiet place to focus on their academic goals.