Aston Graduate School provides a supportive environment for research students across the University, enabling you to realise your full potential, whichever career path you choose.
In addition to the 'Information for Research Students', the following may be of particular interest to Prospective Students:
Find out more about the research programmes available at Aston and read the University Admissions Policy document.
Scholarships, bursaries and other funding opportunities
A Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA) and National Union of Students (NUS) publication.
A Vitae resource to help you decide whether a doctorate is for you.
Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA) publications on Doctoral degree characteristics and Master's degree characteristics.
Get involved in the Aston community and the local area. See also the University's Calendar of Events.
Professional and personal development opportunities for research students
All the information you need during your studies
Our guide on good practice and regulations
including Postgraduate Research Experience Survey (PRES - a biennial survey of the research student experience), Annual Monitoring and Review of research degree programmes, Programme Review. See also links to Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA) publications in the section above 'Information for Prospective Students'.
Tell us what you think about the Graduate School website
Aston University's research strategy
View our research strategy in the run up to 2020
Research Students' Charter
View the Student Charter for postgraduate students doing research based courses.
World class research at Aston
Research at Aston is diverse and informs teaching through undergraduate to postgraduate levels