Aston University Summer Programme 2017

Aston Summer Programme: 3 - 28 July 2017

 Applications and payments for the 2017 summer programme have now closed. 

Why choose Aston?

  • Aston University's Summer Programme gives students the opportunity to sample university life with courses taught by industry experts, whilst also living in and exploring the UK's second city. 
  • Participants will be given the opportunity to specialise in their chosen subject area(s), take part in interactive workshops and field trips as part of their course.
  • Students can gain further understanding of their current studies or explore new study options (The Summer Programme is aimed at students aged 18 and over).

Experience life in Birmingham's city centre
Expand your knowledge of your chosen subject stream
Learn from our expert teaching staff
Take advantage of the course package including food and accommodation


Strategic Marketing in Turbulent Times

Marketing is a management function, a managerial process and a business philosophy that places the customer at the core of the organisation. This course is designed to enable students to develop an appreciation of the role of marketing and the management of marketing functions in the modern organisation.

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Doing Business in Europe - The Political Context

The course introduces students to how the European Union (EU) works, and how it impacts companies. The EU is faced by a number of challenges, including Brexit, the refugee crisis, rising populist nationalism in member states, and the challenges associated with the euro.

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UK Explorer - Language and Contemporary Issues in the UK

The course explores various aspects of the contemporary life in the UK and aims to improve students’ knowledge of English, in preparation for their academic IELTS tests.

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Advanced Research Methods

Participants have the opportunity to take two courses:
  • Multilevel Regression Analysis (4 - 6 July)
  • Panel Data Models for Accounting and Finance (19 - 21 July) 
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Data Mining and Big Data

This course provides an introduction to many of the important idea in data mining with focus of analysing big data, explain them as statistical framework, and describe some of their applications in Business, Finance, Marketing, and Management. 

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What we offer

Course packages include accommodation, lunch and refreshments for each study day, one conference dinner and a weekly social event/visit to a local tourist attraction. These vary from course to course and exclude Advanced Research Methods. Please refer to individual course pages for more information.

Get in touch

To register your interest in any course on the summer programme, or if you have any questions, please contact Aston Summer Programme: asp@aston.ac.uk

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