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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 150 in the world for graduate employment (QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2017) and 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.

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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
  • Marketing
  • HR, Business & Organisation Studies
  • MBA

Aston Medical School

  • MCh Orthopaedics

Engineering and Applied Science

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

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
  • Audiology
  • Neurophysiology
  • Optometry
  • Pharmacy

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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