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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 Spanish students are especially welcome.

Spanish Scholarships - 2016


Aston Business School Scholarship Award Scheme 2016/17

Students from Spain can apply for an undergraduate scholarship award of £3,500.
See more here.

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 Spain

Spanish students have been studying at Aston for many years and each year we welcome many more new students. We currently have 29 Spanish students studying at Aston University.

Academic staff regularly visit Spain to work with our partner institutions, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Universidad de Granada, Universitat Pompeu Fabraand and many more to take part in international conferences.

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

Spanish community on campus & in Birmingham

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There is a very active Spanish community on campus. There are a number of societies which may be of particular interest to Spanish students. The Spanish Students' Society organises trips, cultural and social events.

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 Spanish community. You'll find Spanish restaurants, supermarkets, music, dance 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 Spain

Staff from the International Office visit Spain to visit schools and colleges and to meet with interested students.

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

International Course Finder
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Ines Branco Illodo
Marketing Management, Spain
The teaching quality is really good at Aston. The lecturers are very friendly and approachable. You can e-mail them with questions and they are really helpful.
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David Tobin
Head of International Recruitment
David can help you with your enquiries and advise you on the application process.
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At undergraduate level the most popular courses with Spanish students include: Business & Management , Computing Science, and Politics & Public Policy & Managemen.

Find out more about all our undergraduate courses.

Postgraduate taught

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

Find out more about all our postgraduate taught courses.

Postgraduate research

We also have Spanish students on research degrees working with some of Aston's key research groups, including the Power Engineering & Power Electronics Group 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.


Aston Business School

 Engineering & Applied Science

Languages & Social Sciences

Titulo de Bachillaerato with an overall score of 8 plus IELTS/TOEFL

Titulo de Bachillaerato with an overall score of 7 plus IELTS/TOEFL

Titulo de Bachillaerato with an overall score of 8 plus IELTS/TOEFL

Programmes with specific subject requirements request a score of 8.

Life & Health Sciences

  • Pharmacy - Titulo de Bachillaerato with an overall score of 8 plus 8 in Chemistry, Maths or Biology plus IELTS/TOEFL
  • Biology - Titulo de Bachillaerato with an overall score of 7 plus 8 in Biology plus IELTS/TOEFL
  • Psychology - Titulo de Bachillaerato with an overall score of 8 plus IELTS/TOEFL
  • Optometry - Titulo de Bachillaerato with an overall score of 9 plus 9 in Biology, Maths and Physics plus IELTS/TOEFL 

Engineering and Science subjects will require specific subjects, but students from any stream can apply for courses in Aston Business School.  

English language requirements for undergraduate courses.

Postgraduate - Masters

You sould have a Licenciado with a score of 7 (or 3 from Coplutense) from a recognised Spanish Higher Education institution plus sutiable English Language requirements. 

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.  

English language requirements for taught postgraduate programmes.

Postgraduate - MBA 

You can come from any subject background, but should have a Licenciado with a score of 7 (or 3 from Coplutense) from a recognised Spanish Higher Education institution plus sutiable English Language requirements and a minimum of three years post graduation managerial work experience, as stipulated by the Association of MBA (AMBA) requirements.

English language requirements for MBA.

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.

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