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Brunei

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 Brunei

Students from Brunei have been studying at Aston for many years and each year we welcome many more new students. We currently have 8 students from Brunei studying at Aston University. 

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

Aston University campus

There is a very active South East Asian community at Aston. There are a number of societies on campus which bring together students from similar religious backgrounds. Here you can find out more about societies at Aston

Birmingham is a multi-cultural city and there is a strong South East Asian community. You'll find South East Asian restaurants and more in the city. 

Meet us in Brunei

Staff from the International Office visit Brunei several times per year to take part in British Council/Education UK and agent 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

Undergraduate

At undergraduate level the most popular courses with students from brunei include: Business & Management, Electrical & Electronic Engineering Programmes (BEng)  and  Economics & Management.

Find out more about all our undergraduate courses.

Postgraduate taught

At postgraduate level the most popular taught programme choices with students from Brunei include: Accounting & Finance (MSc) and Business & Management (MSc).

Find out more about all our postgraduate taught courses.

Postgraduate research

We also have students from Brunei on research degrees working with some of Aston's key research groups, including the Computer Science Research Group (CSRG) and Health & lifespan 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


The Brunei education system follows the British education system with O levels and A levels examinations.  Students with the appropriate A-level grades can apply for year one entry to Aston degree programmes.

Certain subjects such as Engineering and Science will require specific subjects and grades. 

English language requirements for undergraduate courses.

Postgraduate - Taught

We will consider applicants holding a First or Upper second-class honours degree or equivalent from the Universiti Brunei Darussalam for direct entry to a Masters degree programme.  The specific percentage requirement will vary depending on the course you are applying for at Aston.

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 first or upper-second class class degree or equivalent 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

We will consider applicants holding a masters degree or equivalent from the Universiti Brunei Darussalam for an entry to a research degree programme.  The specific percentage requirement will vary depending on the course you are applying for at Aston.

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

Staff Profile

Staff Profile

David Tobin

Head of International Recruitment

David can help you with your enquiries and advise you on the application process. David visits Brunei several times a year.

 

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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