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Turkish Scholarships

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 Turkish students are especially welcome, with postgraduate scholarships of between £2,500 and £5,000 available. Please see below.

Undergraduate Scholarships

Aston Excellence 2016/17

As part of our commitment to recognising and rewarding excellence, students achieving top grades will be awarded a scholarship of £2,000.

Achieve grades of AAB (that’s 35 IB points) or higher to qualify. See more here.

Postgraduate Taught Scholarships

Automatic Merit - £2,500 - £3,000

Students from your country achieving a UK 2:1 degree classification, or a local equivalent, will automatically be awarded a scholarship of between £2,500 and £3,000. Full terms and conditions can be found here.

Aston Excellence - £5,000

Aston University is pleased to offer the 50th Anniversary Postgraduate Scholarships worth £5000 each.

Full terms and conditions can be found here.

Aston Business School PG Scholarship Award Scheme 2016/17

European students can apply for a postgraduate scholarship award of £2,000. 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

See more.

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.

See more.

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.

See more.

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.

Turkish students have been studying at Aston for many years and each year we welcome many more new students. We currently have 27 Turkish students studying at Aston University.

Academic staff regularly visit Turkey to work with our partner institutions,Bikent University and Kadir Has Univeristy, and to take part in international conferences. 

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

There is a Turkish community on campus. There are a number of societies which may be of interest to Turkish students.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 multicultural city and there is a strong Turkish community. You'll find Turkish restaurants and more in the city.

Staff from the International Office visit Turkey four times per year to take part in 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.

Information about Aston in Turkish can be found here.
See the full list of English language requirements here.
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International Foundation Programme

Local Turkish 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 Turkish students include: BSc International Business And ManagementBEng/MEng Mechanical Engineering, and BSc Computing Science.
Find out more about all our undergraduate courses.

Postgraduate taught

At postgraduate level the most popular taught programme choices with Turkish students include: MSc in Educational Management in TESOL, MSc in Strategy and International Business, and MSc Engineering Management.
Find out more about all our postgraduate taught courses.

Postgraduate research

We also have 2 Turkish 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 Turkey 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

Turkish applicants holding the Lise Diplomasi qualification with an overall average score of less than 4.0 will be required to complete a recognised Foundation Programme. Individual subject marks may also be required as well as evidence of your English language ability.

Holders of the Lise Diplomasi from a recognised High School with an overall average score of 4.0 or above may apply for Year 1 of an undergraduate degree.

Some degree programmes, such as engineering, sciences and languages, require specific subject backgrounds. 

English language requirements for undergraduate courses.

Postgraduate – Taught Masters

You can apply for a 1 year masters programme with an undergraduate degree from a recognised Indonesian University. 

You should have at least a GPA of 3.0 from a recognised Turkish university. The specific percentage requirement will vary depending on the course you are applying for at Aston and the Turkish university from which you have graduated. 

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 should have at least an undergraduate degree from a recognised Turkish University with at least a GPA of 3.0 overall or above.

English language requirements for MBA.

Postgraduate – Executive MBA

You can apply for the Executive MBA programme with an undergraduate degree, in any subject area, from an overseas institution and a minimum of five years post graduation managerial work experience. You should have at least an undergraduate degree from a recognised Turkish University with at least a GPA of 3.0 overall or above.
This programme takes 2.5 years in total and is taught in blocks of 6 days at a time.  It requires the commitment of the student to travel to the UK 6 times per year. 

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. 

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