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 Norway

Norwegian students have been studying at Aston for many years and each year we welcome many more new students. We currently have 14 Norwegian students studying at Aston University.

Academic staff regularly visit Norway to work with our partner institution
BI Norwegian School of Management and to take part in international conferences.

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

Northern European community on campus & in Birmingham

Aston is hosting its first International Summer University

There are a number of societies which may be of particular interest to Norwegian students.

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 with plenty to offer students in the way of music, food and culture.

Meet us in Norway

Staff from the International Office visit Norway several times per year to take part in Norwegian-run Exhibitions, visit schools and colleges and to meet with students through our official representative offices.

Upcoming visits

Forthcoming dates and locations can be found here

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


At undergraduate level the most popular courses with Norwegian students include: Business & Management and Psychology - (Human Psychology).

Find out more about all our undergraduate courses.

Postgraduate taught

At postgraduate level the most popular taught programme choices with Norwegian students include: Business & Management (MSc) and Marketing Management (MSc)

Find out more about all our postgraduate taught courses.

Postgraduate research

We also have Norwegian students on research degrees working with some of Aston's key research groups, including the Marketing, and Finance, Accounting & Law

Find out more about research degrees at Aston.


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


See our full list of our course fees.


Entry requirements by school of study.
Aston Business School  Engineering & Applied Science Languages & Social Sciences
Recommend a grade of 4.5 out of 6 inc 4 in English and 5 in French, German or Spanish when applying for International Business and Modern Languages courses Recommend a grade of 4 out of 6 inc 4 in English and 5 in specified subjects like Maths/Physics

Recommend a grade of 4.5 out of 6 inc 4 in English and 5 in a French, German or Spanish if applying for courses with languages respectively.

Life & Health Sciences

Recommend a grade of 4.5 out of 6 (5.0 out 6.0 for Optometry) inc 4 in English plus:
  • MPharm- 5 in Chemistry and 5 in either Biology, Physics or Maths 

  • Optometry - 6 in Biology and 6 in Maths or Physics

  • Psychology - 5 in a science subject

  • Biology & Biomedical Science - 5 in Biology

Engineering and Science subjects will require specific subjects, but students from any stream can apply for courses in Aston Business School.  

 We accept 4 or above in English in Vitnemål to satisfy the entry criteria.
 English language requirements for undergraduate courses.

Postgraduate - Masters

You should have at least a grade B from your undergraduate degree as well as the appropriate English Language requirements. 

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 conversion courses in the Business School which will accept students from any subject background.  

English language requirements for taught postgraduate programmes.

Postgraduate - MBA 

You can come from any subject background, but should have at least a grade B from your undergraduate degree and a minimum of three years post graduation managerial work experience, as stipulated by the Association of MBA (AMBA) requirements.

English language requirements for MBA.

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.

A list of our Overseas Agents & Representatives for Aston University can be found >>Here
Student Profile

Student Profile

Susanne Gjonnes
BSc International Relations and Spanish
It is a very good experience. First of all, you learn English. As well as that you learn about different cultures, and gain valuable skills (communication with different people from different backgrounds).
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.

Employable Graduates; Exploitable Research