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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 130 countries studying a wide range of subjects in our safe and friendly city centre campus.

Undergraduate Scholarships

Aston Business School Scholarship Award Scheme 2017

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

Aston Excellence - £3,500-£5,000

Aston University is pleased to offer Postgraduate Scholarships worth up to £5000 each to students holding exceptional results.

Full terms and conditions and eligibility criteria can be found 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.

Kuwaiti students have been studying at Aston for a number of years and each year we welcome many more new students. We currently have 54 Kuwaiti students studying at Aston University.

Academic staff regularly visit Kuwait to work with our partner institution, Centre for Child Evaluation & Teaching and to take part in international conferences. 

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

Main Reception

There is a very active Arab community on campus. There are a number of societies which may be of particular interest to Kuwaiti students. The Arab Soc organises cultural and social events. Find out more about societies at Aston..

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 Arabic community. You'll find Arabic restaurants, supermarkets, music, dance and more in the city.

We guarantee international students on campus accommodation for the duration of their studies (subject to meeting our application deadline).

Our en-suite, on-campus, city centre apartments offer the perfect opportunity to integrate into out learning community and settle in Birmingham and England.

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Staff from the International Office visit Kuwait 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.

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At undergraduate level the most popular courses with Kuwaiti students include: Mechanical Engineering (BEng), Business & Management and Pharmacy (MPharm)

Find out more about all our undergraduate courses.

Postgraduate taught

At postgraduate level the most popular taught programme choices with kuwaiti students include: Business & Management (MSc) , Forensic Linguistics (MSc), and Finance & Investments (MSc) 

Find out more about all our postgraduate taught courses.

Postgraduate research

We also have Kuwaiti students on research degrees working with some of Aston's key research groups, including the Biomedical Engineering Research Group, and Centre for Performance Measurement and Management (CEPMMA).

Find out more about research degrees at Aston.


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


See our full list of our course fees.


Students who have studied Al-Thanawaya Al-Aama with 80% overall and 80% in related subjects are eligible to apply for the International Foundation Programme. 

Students who have completed an associate degree may be eligble to enter into the first year of the degree, however this will be based on an individual basis.

Here are the English language requirements for undergraduate courses.

Postgraduate - Masters

You should have a high GPA from a relevant Bachelors degree for postgradaute admission. 

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 at least a high GPA from a relevant Bachelors degree 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 taught postgraduate research programmes.

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