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Aston welcomes you to a friendly and diverse learning environment; home to a close-knit international campus community. 

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 our English Language Requirements please click here.

Students with HKDSE may be considered for year 1 entry.  Depending on the programme, we require students to achieve grades 544-555 to include at least two electives, with a minimum of 3 obtained in all other subjects.

If you have Higher Diploma or an Associate Degree from a recognised Hong Kong  university/college , you may be considered for direct admission to the second year of undergraduate programmes depending on grades achieved.

Postgraduate – Taught

You can apply for a 1 year masters programme with a good undergraduate degree from a recognised Hong Kong university. The specific requirement will vary depending on the course you are applying for at Aston and the university from which you have graduated. You should have at least a Bachelors or honours 2:1 equivalent (60-70%) degree from recognised institution.

If you are applying for finance, engineering, science or social science based subjects; you must have studied a similar field in your undergraduate degree.  There are a number of conversion programmes in business and management which are appropriate for students from any subject background. 

Postgraduate - MBA 

You can apply for the MBA programme with an undergraduate degree, in any subject area, from an overseas institution and a minimum of three years post graduation managerial work experience. You should have at least a Bachelors or honours 2:1 equivalent (60-70%) degree from recognised institution. 

You can apply for a research degree with a good Masters degree from a recognised Hong Kong university. The specific requirement will vary depending on the course you are applying for at Aston and the university which you have graduated from. You should have at least a Masters of 2:1 or equivalent (60-70%) degree from recognised institution. 

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. 

You have to submit a detailed research proposal outlining your intended research topic, its objectives, proposed method of research and an indication of how the proposed research topic relates to previous work by other researchers. Find out more on Aston's Postgraduate research pages

Pengbo

Pengbo Song

International Officer 

Pengbo can help you with your enquiries and advise you on the application process. He regularly visits Hong Kong and more information about upcoming dates and locations you can find hereYou can also get in touch with our local agents in Hong Kong who can provide help and advice on your application at any time.

Aston Villa Scholarship

International (non-EU) students may apply for a 5% discount on tuition fees through our partnership with Aston Villa Football Club see more.

Aston Excellence - £3,500-£5,000

Aston University is pleased to offer Postgraduate Scholarships worth up to £5000 each to students holding exceptional results. Click here for full details.

Partner Awards

Students studying at Aston University partner institutions are eligible for a 10% discount on tuition fees. Click here for full details.

Alumni Bursary

Aston Alumni qualify for an automatic 20% discount on tuition fees. Click here for full details.

Languages and Social Sciences Excellence Bursary

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.

For confirmation and if you have any queries contact: lss_pgadmissions@aston.ac.uk

Postgraduate Research

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.

MBA Scholarships

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.

External Funding

Students may be eligible for funding provided by our partners and external sources of funding.

Click here for full details.

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