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Aston is a friendly and diverse learning environment, home to a close-knit international campus community.

We have 2,500 international students from over 120 countries studying a wide range of subjects in our safe and friendly city centre campus.

Applications from Taiwanese students are especially welcome.

Undergraduate

Aston Business School Scholarship Award Scheme 2016/17

Aston Business School applicants can apply for an undergraduate scholarship award of £3,500. See more here.

MBA Scholarships

Future Leader / Entrepreneur Scholarship

The Future Leader / Entrepreneur Scholarship of £10,000 will be awarded to students who can demonstrate leadership / entrepreneurial qualities and experience to date in their career and how this will contribute to the Aston MBA programme.

Open to UK, EU and International students wishing to study the Full Time Aston MBA

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The Aston Excellence Scholarship (MBA)

The Aston Excellence scholarship of up to £6000 will be awarded to students who can demonstrate outstanding academic, professional and personal achievements along with the passion to become an ambassador for the Aston MBA.

Open to UK, EU and International students wishing to study the Full Time Aston MBA.

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The Aston Excellence Scholarship (MBA Online)

The Aston Excellence scholarship of £5000 will be awarded to students who can demonstrate outstanding academic, professional and personal achievements along with the passion to become an ambassador for the Aston MBA.

Open to UK, EU and International students wishing to study the Online Aston MBA.

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Partner Awards

Students studying at Aston University partner institutions are eligible for a 10% discount on tuition fees. See here for more information.

Alumni Bursary

Aston Alumni qualify for an automatic 20% discount on tuition fees.

External Funding

Students may be eligible for funding provided by our partners and external sources of funding. Information can be found here.

Chevening Scholarship

Aston University is proud to support the Chevening scholarship programme. Chevening scholarships are the UK government's global scholarship programme, funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) and partner organisations.

Chevening Awards are an important element in Britain’s public diplomacy effort and bring professionals, who have already displayed outstanding leadership talents, to study in the UK. The objective of Chevening is to support foreign policy priorities and achieve FCO objectives by creating lasting positive relationships with future leaders, influencers, and decision-makers.

See more information here.

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. For more information see here.


Taiwanese students have been studying at Aston for many years and each year we welcome many more new students. We currently have 24 Taiwanese students studying at Aston University. 

Academic staff regularly visit Taiwan to work with our partner institutions, National Chengchi University and College of Commerce and National Chengchi University to take part in international conferences.  

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

There are a number of societies which may be of particular interest to Taiwanese students. Here you can find out more about societies at Aston.

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

Aston is able to guarantee you University accommodation for the duration of your studies, providing you apply by the deadline each year.

Meet us in Taiwan

Staff from the International Office visit Taiwan several times per year to take part in British Council Education UK 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

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Cheng, Ya-wen
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I chose Aston University for its excellent reputation in academic fields and its great ranking in the UK and in the world. The location of Aston University is in the city centre of Birmingham. For an international student, it is really convenient to settle down because transportation and shopping malls are within a reach.
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International Foundation Programme

Local Taiwanese students study our International Foundation Programme, which has streams available in Business/Social Sciences, Engineering, and Health Science/Science.
Find out more about our International Foundation Programme

Undergraduate

At undergraduate level the most popular courses with Taiwanese students include: BSc Business and Management, BEng/MEng Mechanical Engineering, and BSc Marketing
Find out more about all our undergraduate courses.

Postgraduate taught

At postgraduate level the most popular taught programme choice with Taiwanese students is MSc Supply Chain Management, MSc Product Design Enterprise, and The Aston MBA
Find out more about all our postgraduate taught courses.

Postgraduate research

We also have 3 Taiwanese students on research degrees working with some of Aston's key research groups.  
Find out more about research degrees at Aston.

Preparatory English

Students from Taiwan who do not meet the English language requirement for their academic course study are on our Preparatory English Programmes.

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

Students who have been awarded with Senior High School Leaving Certificate are required to complete a recognised Foundation Programme. For entry to the International Foundation Programme we would require a minimum average of 70%.

English language requirements for undergraduate courses.

Postgraduate – Taught 

You can apply for a 1 year masters programme with a good Bachelors degree from a recognised Taiwanese institution.  In general we ask for a minimum of 75% from a National University, and a minimum of 80% from other types of institutions. 

You can also apply for a 1 year masters programme with a a good Junior College Diploma plus a Top Up Bachelors Degree from a recognised Taiwanese University.  You should have Junior College Diploma with at least an average of 80% or above and a Top Up Bachelors Degree from a Taiwanese university with a minimum average of 80%.

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. 

English language requirements for taught postgraduate programmes.

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 can apply for the MBA programme with a good Bachelors degree from a recognised Taiwanese institution.  In general we ask for a minimum of 75% from a National University, and a minimum of 80% from other types of institutions.  You can also apply with a Junior College Diploma with at least an average of 80% or above and a Top Up Bachelors Degree from a Taiwanese university with a minimum average of 80% or above

English language requirements for MBA.

Postgraduate - Research 

You can apply for a research degree programme with a good Masters degree from a recognised Taiwanese institution.  In general we ask for a minimum of 75% from a National University, and a minimum of 80% from other types of institutions. 

You can also apply for a research degree programme with a a good Junior College Diploma plus a Top Up Bachelors Degree from a recognised Taiwanese University.  You should have Junior College Diploma with at least an average of 80% or above and a Top Up Bachelors Degree from a Taiwanese university with a minimum average of 80%.

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

English language requirements for postgraduate research programmes.

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