We have 2,500 international students from over 130 countries studying a wide range of subjects in our safe and friendly city centre campus.
For entry onto an undergraduate or postgraduate taught degree a grade of C6 or higher is generally accepted from English Language in the West African Secondary School Certificate in Education.
For entry onto the MBChB a minimum grade of C4 in English Language in the West African Secondary School Certificate in Education is required.
Find out more about our English Language Requirements.
Students taking the Thanaweya A'ama / Al Azhar general secondary school certificate are required to complete a foundation course. The minimum requirement is 80% average with 80% in relevant subjects.
Engineering and Science programmes will require specific subjects, but students from any stream can apply for courses in Aston Business School.
You should have a high GPA from a relevant Bachelors degree for postgradaute admission. 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.
You can come from any subject background, but should have at least a high GPA from a relevant Bachelors degree and a minimum of three years post graduation managerial work experience, as stipulated by the Association of MBA (AMBA) requirements.
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.
International (non-EU) students may apply for a 5% discount on tuition fees through our partnership with Aston Villa Football Club see more.
Aston University is pleased to offer Postgraduate Scholarships worth up to £5000 each to students holding exceptional results. Click here for full details.
Students studying at Aston University partner institutions are eligible for a 10% discount on tuition fees. Click here for full details.
Aston Alumni qualify for an automatic 20% discount on tuition fees. Click here for full details.
Available for all Aston LSS graduates who hold a First Class Aston undergraduate degree, the LSS Excellence Bursary provides an additional: 5% discount on your Masters Tuition Fees which complements the existing 20% Aston Graduate Discount. In total, the LSS Excellence Bursary and the Aston Graduate Discount amount to 25% off your Masters Tuition Fees reflecting our commitment to support the top undergraduate students in the School of Languages and Social Sciences.
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The School of Life & Health Sciences is offering three scholarships of £15,000 to students from Africa and South America. Scholarships are supported by the Ferguson Foundation which is dedicated to improving educational opportunities for students who would not otherwise be able to consider study in the UK. Click here for full details.
We have many studentships and funded research opportunities available, including a scheme to launch 50 Prize Fellowships and Prize Studentships in celebration of our 50th year. Click here for full details.
Our MBA scholarships are designed to support talented applicants wishing to develop their skills and knowledge with the Aston MBA starting in 2017/18. See the full listing here.
Students may be eligible for funding provided by our partners and external sources of funding.
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