Aston University

Aston University

The UK’s leading university for business and the professions
Awarded the prestigious QS five-star rating for our excellence in teaching, employability, innovation, facilities, inclusiveness and internationalisation, join Aston University and you’ll be part of the UK’s leading university for business and the professions.

Located in the city centre of Birmingham, UK, our safe and secure campus is home to students from over 130 different countries. Our on-campus accommodation is guaranteed for international students, so you’re only ever a short walk away from anything that’s happening in Birmingham. Whether it’s our museums, art galleries, shops, bars, restaurants or sporting attractions, there’s plenty to keep you entertained.

We’re ranked in the top 80 in the world for graduate employment and 3rd in the UK for partnerships with employers (QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2016). Our established links with industry directly impact your study by creating inspiring, challenging and professionally-relevant degrees, enabling you to develop the knowledge and skills needed by employers.

Our award-winning Careers+Placements service can support you at whatever stage of your career you’re at: whether you’re looking for an internship, your first graduate job or to continue climbing the career ladder. With individual appointments, group sessions, online education services and over 200 graduate employers visiting Aston each year, you won’t be short for choice.

We offer a choice of attractive scholarships for international applicants to Aston, including many between £2,000 and £5,000 and specific funding packages available to our MBA students.

This year we have launched the Aston Villa Scholarship exclusively for Aston’s international students. Offering a 5% discount on taught postgraduate degrees (excluding MBA and OSPAP programmes) and access to club-related experiences, including networking events and brand ambassador opportunities.

Postgraduate Programmes
Aston offers an extensive array of taught postgraduate programmes across our five schools:
Aston Business School
Business, Management & Analytics
International Business
Finance, Economics & Accounting
HR, Business & Organisation Studies

Aston Medical School
MCh Orthopaedics

Engineering and Applied Science
Chemical Engineering & Applied Chemistry
Computer Science
Electronic Engineering
Engineering Systems & Management
Mechanical Engineering & Design

Languages and Social Sciences
Forensic Linguistics
International Relations
Sociology and Policy
Teaching English to Speakers of other Languages (TESOL)
Translation studies

Life and Health Sciences
Biology & Biomedical Science
Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Science
Psychology & Cognitive Neuroscience
Allied Health Professions

The Aston Professional Development Programme
Get the Aston Edge: gain international experience with our Professional Development Programme (PDP). Forming an integral part of the MSc degrees in our triple-accredited Business School, the PDP develops confident, internationally mobile graduates. Focusing on professional development and employability, you will build a skills portfolio showcasing the competencies demanded by employers worldwide. You’ll also have the opportunity to complete an integrated work internship or study abroad at one of our 50+ international partner institutions.

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