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.

Scholarships for French Students - 2016


Aston Business School Scholarship Award Scheme 2016/17

French students can apply for an undergraduate scholarship award of £3,500.
See more here.


Aston Excellence - £5,000

We are pleased to announce we will be offering students the opportunity to make an application for an Aston Excellence Scholarship, entitling them to a £5,000 on tuition fees.

Full details to follow.

Automatic Merit - £2,500 - £3,000

Students achieving the equivalent of a UK 2:1 degree classification will automatically be awarded a scholarship of between £2,500 and £3,000.

Full details of equivalents, and terms and conditions, to be announced soon.

Partner Awards

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

Aston University's links with France

 French students have been studying at Aston for many years and each year we welcome many more new students. We currently have 75 French students studying at Aston University.

Academic staff regularly visit France to work with our partner institution Rouen Business School and many more institutions to take part in international conferences. 

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

France community on campus & in Birmingham

There are plenty of green spaces around campus

There is a very active French community on campus.There are also a number of societies which bring together students from similar religious backgrounds. Find out more about societies at Aston

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

Meet us in France

Staff from the International Office visit France several times per year to take part in British Council Education UK Exhibitions and visit schools and colleges.  Aston also has a number of partner universities in France whom we visit frequently.

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


At undergraduate level the most popular courses with French students include:Business & Management, LLB Law with Management and Computing Science

Find out more about all our undergraduate courses.

Postgraduate taught

At postgraduate level the most popular taught programme choices with French students include: Business & Management (MSc) and Marketing Management (MSc).

Find out more about all our postgraduate taught courses.

Postgraduate research

We also have French students on research degrees working with some of Aston's key research groups, including the Biomedical Engineering and Computer Science Research Group (CSSG).  

Find out more about research degrees at Aston.


There are a number of Aston University scholarships available for international and European students.
You can also have a look to the list of external funding providers.


See our full list of our course fees.


French Baccalaureate qualification

Aston Business School: 14/20 overall with scores no less than 10 in Maths and English. A score of 14 is required in specific subjects for degrees such as IBML

Engineering and Applied Science: 12/20 overall with scores of 10 in English and 12 in Maths and Physics where specified as required subjects.

Life and Health Sciences: 

  • Pharmacy: 14 overall with 13 in Chemistry Maths and Biology Min of 10 in English

  • Optometry: 14 overall with 14 in Biology, Maths and Physics. Min of 10 in English.

  • Psychology: 13 overall with scores no less than 10 in Maths and English.

  • Biology and Biomedical Sciences: 12 overall with a minimum 12 in Biology. Minimum of 10 in English.

Languages and Social Sciences: 13/20 overall with scores no less than 10 in Maths and English. For any Language programme, normally need 14/20 in the relevant language.

English language requirements for undergraduate courses.

Postgraduate - Research 

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.


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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