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Aston University

A university for enterprise

Our students develop an entrepreneurial mind-set, enabling them to start their own companies, join fast growing SMEs and innovate within multinational organisations. Our graduates are highly sought after, because of their practical skills and ability to apply knowledge. They are supported by inspirational teachers with real world, industry experience.

We are hands on, known for being the first university to introduce the undergraduate placement year. We promote learning by doing, giving our students the opportunity to gain valuable experience, through projects, placements, internships and consultancy.

We are connected to business and industry through our relationships with thousands of companies of all shapes and sizes. Based in Birmingham city centre our strategic location gives our students exposure to these companies, many of which regularly visit us on campus.

Centrally located

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 are only ever a short walk away from anything that is happening in Birmingham. Whether it is our museums, art galleries, shops, bars, restaurants or sporting attractions, there is plenty to keep you entertained.

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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

  • Computer Science
  • 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
  • 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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