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Aston University is a public research university situated at Gosta Green, in the city centre of Birmingham, England.

Aston, which was founded in 1895 and gained its royal university charter in 1966, offers a broad range of courses with particular success in business, science, engineering, health sciences, social sciences and languages. The university is made up of five schools: Engineering and Applied Science, Life and Health Sciences, Languages and Social Sciences, the Aston Medical School and the Aston Business School. It has a total student body of over 11,000 students, comprising around 10,000 undergraduates and more than 2,000 postgraduates.

Key statistics

 

Total UG Students

 

Total PG Students

 

International Student

 

Student Faculty Ratio

 

10,050

 

2,445

 

32%

 

20:9

It has extensive study, research, social, student support and accommodation facilities with a campus accommodation guarantee scheme for first year postgraduate students. More than 70% of the 10,000 or so undergraduates take sandwich placement years or years abroad. The university is proud of its student diversity, links with industry and excellent graduate employment record. The library is spread over four floors and holds more than 250,000 books and 800 periodicals with room for around 700 reading spaces. It also has access to nearly 3,500 electronic journals and 40 electronic databases.

The university campus is spread across 60 acres of land in the Gosta Green area of Birmingham and comes complete with a swimming pool, sports centres, a library, cafés, restaurants, pubs, and shops, hairdressers, health centres and lots of green space.

It is a self-contained campus right in the centre of Birmingham – just five minutes' walk from the Bullring shopping centre and 15 minutes' walk from the stations – so you're perfectly placed to take full advantage of the shops, travel links and nightlife.

 Notable Alumni:

  • Stand-up comedian Frankie Boyle
  • BBC journalist Ivan Noble
  • Senior international correspondent at CNN, Nic Robertson.

 

English Language Requirements

          To be accepted onto their programmes, you must be able to satisfy the University's English

          language requirements. The level required will depend on the programme you are applying for.

Undergraduate applicants:

          Depending on score obtained in Class 12 English paper (typically, 75-85% and above), the

          Examination Board in India and the School at which you are applying to at Aston University,

          typically, you may be exempted from taking a SELT such as IELTS, TOEFL etc. These exemptions

          do not apply to Aston Medical School MBChB Programme.  

Postgraduate applicants: 

         Typically, you may be exempt from taking a SELT such as IELTS, TOEFL etc if you have: studied at a

         highly recognized institution and completed your entire education in English medium, have strong class

         12th English paper score, have evidence of working in a multinational company where it is obvious that

         the daily language of communication is English.

If you have been asked to provide evidence of an IELTS Academic test (not the IELTS General test) at a certain

level, there are now two to choose from.

  1. A standard IELTS Academic test
  2. IELTS Academic test from a UKVI approved test centre.

The following applies to those who need a Tier 4 visa and have been made an offer based on an IELTS score:

  • If you have a direct entry unconditional offer for an undergraduate or postgraduate programme, you can

take any IELTS Academic test, whether from a UKVI approved centre or not.

  • If you require a Pre-sessional course, or have been made an unconditional offer for a Foundation year you 

must take your IELTS Academic test from a UKVI approved test centre.

  • If you are not sure which to choose, we strongly recommend that you take the UKVI approved test.

Main Entry IELTS Minimum Band Scores 

Foundation

School / Programme

Reading

Writing

Listening

Speaking

Overall

All

5

5

5

5

5.5

 

Undergraduate (Bachelor Degrees)

School / Programme

Reading

Writing

Listening

Speaking

Overall

Aston Medical School

7.0

7.0

7.0

7.0

7.5

Aston Business School

6.0

6.0

6.0

6.0

6.5

Engineering & Applied Science

5.5

5.5

5.5

5.5

6.0

Life & Health Sciences

6.0

6.0

6.0

6.0

6.5

Languages & Social Sciences

5.5

5.5

5.5

5.5

6.0

 

Postgraduate (Masters Programmes)

School / Programme

Reading

Writing

Listening

Speaking

Overall

Aston Business School

6

6

6

6

6.5

Aston Business School - MBA

6

6

6

6

6.5

Engineering & Applied Science

6

6

6

6

6.5

Life & Health Sciences

6

6

6

6

6.5

Life & Health Sciences - OSPAP

7

7

7

7

7

Languages & Social Sciences

6

6

6

6

6.5

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Undergraduate

  • You can apply for Year 1 of an undergraduate degree after class 12 from either a National or

            State Examination Board. 

  • Admissions tutors are looking for high marks in standard 10 and 12. The marks required vary depending

           on which Indian Board you studied and which subject you are applying to. In general, applicants should

           score in the range of 75-85% average as a minimum.

  • Some degree programmes, such as engineering, sciences and languages, require specific subject

           backgrounds. Others, including business and some social sciences, are appropriate for students from

           any previous subject combination.

Postgraduate Taught

          You can apply for a 1-year Masters programme with an undergraduate degree from an overseas institution. 

          You should at least have a first-class degree from an Indian university.  The specific percentage requirement

          will vary depending on the course you are applying for at Aston and the Indian university which you have

          graduated from.

          If you are applying for finance, engineering, science or social science-based subjects; you must have studied a

          similar field in your undergraduate degree.  There are a number of conversion programmes in business and

           management which are appropriate for students from any subject background. 

Postgraduate - MBA

           You can apply for the MBA programme with an undergraduate degree, in any subject area,

           from an overseas institution and a minimum of three years post-graduation managerial work experience.  

           You should have at least a first-class degree from an Indian university.

 

 

Accommodation for International Students

·        International undergraduate students who put Aston as their first choice are guaranteed accommodation

         for the duration of their course. For subsequent years after their first year, they must apply by the deadline

         date for returning students.

·        All accommodation is on the university campus. It is self-catered, with Internet access.

·        International students are allocated with home and EU students.

·        Students do not have to move out during the Christmas and Easter vacations. They move out at the end of the

         licence period after term 3. However, students can apply to stay on campus during the summer vacation and

         many international students do this.

·        Three thousand rooms in total, all on campus, all en-suite.

·         Self-catering accommodation ranges from £119 to £133 a week for 42-week letting periods including bills

           and internet access.

·         There are no travel costs as all accommodation is on campus.

·         Meal plans available. About £300 a term will buy you two meals a day.

·         All accommodation has been completed in the last 15 years.

 

Conditional Offer

                    2 Weeks

Unconditional Offer

1 Week

CAS

1 Week

 

 

 

 

Undergraduate

          Aston Villa Scholarship

          International (non-EU) students may apply for a 5% discount on tuition fees through 

          partnership with Aston Villa Football Club

Postgraduate Taught

  • Aston Excellence - £3,500-£5,000
  • Aston University is pleased to offer Postgraduate Scholarships worth up to £5000 each

                     to students holding exceptional results.

  • Partner Awards
  • Students studying at Aston University partner institutions are eligible for a 10% discount on tuition fees.
  • Alumni Bursary
  • Aston Alumni qualify for an automatic 20% discount on tuition fees.
  • Automatic Merit - £2,000
  • Students from country achieving a UK 2:1-degree classification, or a local equivalent, will

                     automatically be awarded a scholarship of £2,000.

 

Postgraduate Research

             The university has many studentships and funded research opportunities available, including a scheme

              to launch 50 Prize Fellowships and Prize Studentships in celebration of our 50th year.

 MBA

             MBA scholarships are designed to support talented applicants wishing to develop their skills and

             knowledge with the Aston MBA.

             MBA Regional Scholarship

             In order to encourage a diverse mix of applicants and to award outstanding achievement from the

             highest calibre of students from around the world, they are pleased to offer the following regional

             scholarship of up to £6000

  • India
  • Nigeria
  • Thailand
  • China

               In order to be considered for regional scholarship, candidates will have to be resident of the above

               regions and be able to demonstrate how they can become an ambassador of the Aston MBA programme

               once they complete their studies.

Full Time MBA only

There are numerous other scholarships. Kindly refer to university website for detail qualifications required.

Other Scholarships:

You can also apply for the British Government's Chevening Scholarships, and a variety of private agencies and

charities for scholarships, bursaries and grants to study in the UK. For more information visit the British Council

website or the UK Council for International Student Affairs website

 


Quick Facts


Institution TypePUBLIC

Founding Year1895

CampusURBAN

IntakeSeptember

Fees

Full-time UG & PG 15,650 GBP to 17,350 GBP. Fees may vary from course to course and increase every year.

Cost of Living

Living costs, sometimes called maintenance, includes; accommodation, food, clothing, books, entertainment and travel in the UK. As per UK Visas and Immigration, estimated living costs for an international student on a degree course are estimated to be £9,135 per 9-month academic year (£1015 per month), or £12,180 for a full year. These figures are approximate and vary with different lifestyles.

Ranking of Universities

The Complete University Guide 2018 :  49

World University Rankings 2017 : 351-400

The Guardian University League Tables 2018 : 51

QS World University Ranking 2018:  373

Address

Aston Express Way, Birmingham B4 7ET, UK

University Website

http://www.aston.ac.uk/