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Australia

Aston University provides a welcoming and multi-cultural learning experience to approximately 10,000 students, many of whom live on our safe and friendly city centre campus. The University has more than 2,300 international students from over 120 countries studying a wide range of subjects.

Aston University's links with Australia

Australian students have been studying at Aston for many years and each year we welcome many more new students. We currently have 4 Australian students studying at Aston University.

Academic staff regularly visit a number of countries to work with our partner institutions and to take part in international conferences.

A list of all of our partner institutions can be found here

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There is a close-knit international community on campus. There are a number of societies which may be of particular interest to Australian students. The Extreme BBQ Society organises social and charity events. 

There are also a number of societies which bring together students from similar religious backgrounds. Find out more about societies at Aston

Birmingham is a multi-cultural city and there is a close-knit Australian community. You'll find Australian  restaurants, supermarkets, music, and more in the city.

Aston Ambassadors

Aston University Alumni Ambassadors provide help and advice to students all over the world who are considering studying at Aston. They also offer help and a friendly face to any Aston alumni who may be re-locating.

Feel free to email our Ambassadors if you have any questions about:
 

  • Aston University
  • Living in the UK/Birmingham
  • Living or working in their specific country

In order to find out how to contact one of our Ambassadors, please visit: http://www.astonalumni.org/alumni

Undergraduate

At undergraduate level the most popular courses with Australian students include: BSc (Hons) in Business & Management and BSc (Hons) in Economics & Management  

Find out more about all our undergraduate courses.

Postgraduate taught

At postgraduate level the most popular taught programme choices with Australian students include: MSc in Business & Management and LLM International Commercial Law 

Find out more about all our postgraduate taught courses.

Postgraduate research

We also have Australian students on research degrees working with some of Aston's key research groups, including the Finance, Accounting & Law and Work and Organisational Psychology.  

Find out more about research degrees at Aston.

Scholarships

There are a number of Aston University scholarships available for international students.
You can also have a look to the list of external funding providers.  

Fees

See our full list of our course fees

Undergraduate  

You can apply for Year 1 of an undergraduate degree after successfully completing your Secondary School education with a good Senior Secondary Certificate of Education.

The marks required will depend on the subject you wish to study but the University would require high marks in ATAR (Australian Tertiary Admission Rank) / Queensland Overall Position.  In general, we would be seeking a minimum of 85% for some programmes; however, some of the more competitive programmes would require a minimum of 90%.

English language requirements for undergraduate courses.

Postgraduate - Masters

You should have one of the following:

  • good Bachelor (Honours) degree with a minimum of a Second Class (Upper Division)  (Division A / Division 1) from a recognised Australian university, or, 
  • an excellent Bachelor (Ordinary) degree with a minimum grade of Distinction from a recognised Australian university
If you are applying for finance, engineering or science based subjects, you must have studied a similar field in your undergraduate degree.

There are a number of Masters courses in the Aston Business School which will accept students from any subject background.  

English language requirements for taught postgraduate programmes.

Postgraduate - MBA 

You can apply for the MBA programme with one of the following:

  • good Bachelor (Honours) degree with a minimum of a Second Class (Upper Division)  (Division A / Division 1) from a recognised Australian university, or, 
  • an excellent Bachelor (Ordinary) degree with a minimum grade of Distinction from a recognised Australian university

PLUS a minimum of three years post-graduation managerial / professional work experience.

English language requirements for MBA.

Postgraduate – Executive MBA

You can apply for the Executive MBA programme with with one of the following:

  • good Bachelor (Honours) degree with a minimum of a Second Class (Upper Division)  (Division A / Division 1) from a recognised Australian university, or, 
  • an excellent Bachelor (Ordinary) degree with a minimum grade of Distinction from a recognised Australian university
PLUS a minimum of five years post-graduation managerial work experience.

This programme takes 2.5 years in total and is taught in blocks of 6 days at a time.  It requires the commitment of the student to travel to the UK 6 times per year. 

Postgraduate - Research

Each of Aston's Schools of Study has a number of research groups with the potential to host PhD students. Research specialisms include finance, economics, marketing, organisational psychology, bioenergy, knowledge engineering, photonics, languages, biomedical sciences, neurosciences, health sciences and more. 

All PhD applicants need to contact the research groups direct with their individual research proposal. Find out more on Aston's Postgraduate research pages
English language requirements for postgraduate research programmes.

How to apply

Guaranteed accommodation for international students

Guaranteed accommodation for international students

Aston is able to guarantee you University accommodation for the duration of your studies, providing you apply by the deadline each year.

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