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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.

Entry requirements are listed by the school of study your desired course belongs to.

Aston Business School – Candidates holding the Certificat de Maturité (F)/Maturität (G)/Attestato di Maturità (I) with an overall mark of 5.5 and a specified mark in any specified subjects PLUS IELTS/TOEFL can be considered suitable for entry to year one of a Bachelor’s degree.   

School of Engineering and Applied Sciences - Candidates holding the Certificat de Maturité (F)/Maturität (G)/Attestato di Maturità (I) with an overall mark of 5.0 and a specified mark in any specified subjects PLUS IELTS/TOEFL can be considered suitable for entry to year one of a Bachelor’s degree.  

School of Languages and Social Sciences - Candidates holding the Certificat de Maturité (F)/Maturität (G)/Attestato di Maturità (I) with an overall mark of 5.5 and a specified mark in any specified subjects PLUS IELTS/TOEFL can be considered suitable for entry to year one of a Bachelor’s degree.  

School of Life and Health Sciences – 
Pharmacy - Candidates holding the Certificat de Maturité (F)/Maturität (G)/Attestato di Maturità (I) with an overall mark of 5.5 and a specified mark in any specified subjects PLUS IELTS/TOEFL can be considered suitable for entry to year one of a Bachelor’s degree. 
Optometry - Candidates holding the Certificat de Maturité (F)/Maturität (G)/Attestato di Maturità (I) with an overall mark of 5.5 and a specified mark in any specified subjects PLUS IELTS/TOEFL can be considered suitable for entry to year one of a Bachelor’s degree. 
Psychology - Candidates holding the Certificat de Maturité (F)/Maturität (G)/Attestato di Maturità (I) with an overall mark of 5.0 and a specified mark in any specified subjects PLUS IELTS/TOEFL can be considered suitable for entry to year one of a Bachelor’s degree. 
Biology and Biomedical Sciences - Candidates holding the Certificat de Maturité (F)/Maturität (G)/Attestato di Maturità (I) with an overall mark of 5.0 and a specified mark in any specified subjects PLUS IELTS/TOEFL can be considered suitable for entry to year one of a Bachelor’s degree. 

Postgraduate - Masters 

Applicants for a  Masters programme at Aston will generally require a Diplom/Diplome/Lizentiat/Licencee/Bachelors Degree from a recognised institution with a minimum average grade of between 4.5 - 5.0 out of 6 PLUS an IELTS/TOEFL. 

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.  

Postgraduate - MBA 

Applicants for a Masters degree will generally require a Diplom/Diplome/Lizentiat/Licencee/Bachelors Degree from a recognised institution with a minimum average grade of between 4.5 - 5.0 out of 6 PLUS an IELTS/TOEFL  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

Sapreena

Sapreena Kumari

Director of Admissions, Recruitment and Outreach

Our staff can help you with your enquiries and advise you on the application process. We regularly visit Switzerland and more information about upcoming dates and locations you can find here. You can also get in touch with our local agents in country, 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 Placement Scholarship

Placement years are an integral part of the Aston Experience. To ensure that all students have an opportunity to undertake the placement that will benefit them the most, we offer an Aston Placement Scholarship. Click here for full details

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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