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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. We currently have over 50 Pakistani student studying at Aston University.

Meet us in Pakistan

The International Office visits Pakistan throughout the year. Please feel free to come along to one of the sessions.

Forthcoming dates and locations can be also be found here.

Pakistani community on campus & in Birmingham

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There is a very active Pakistani community on campus. There are a number of societies which may be of particular interest to Pakistani students. The PakSoc organises cultural and social events. 

Birmingham is a multicultural city and there is a strong Pakistani community. You'll find Pakistani restaurants, supermarkets 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.

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

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International Foundation Programme

Local Pakistani 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.


At undergraduate level the most popular courses with Pakistani students include: BSc Biomedical ScienceBEng/MEng Mechanical Engineering, and BSc International Business And Economics.
Find out more about all our undergraduate courses.

Postgraduate taught

At postgraduate level the most popular taught programme choices with Pakistani students include: MSc Engineering Management, and Diploma for Overseas Pharmacists.
Find out more about all our postgraduate taught courses.

Postgraduate research

We also have 6 Pakistani 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 Pakistan who do not meet the English language requirement for their academic course study are on our Preparatory English Programmes.


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 Higher Secondary School Certificate (HSSC or HSC) / Intermediate Certificate / Diploma of Faculty of Arts / Science (FA / FSc) will be required to complete a recognised Foundation Programme.  

For entry to the International Foundation Programme we would require an average 70% and above. Some degree programmes, such as engineering, sciences and languages, require specific subject backgrounds. 

Students with two year a Bachelor (Pass) of Arts/Commerce or Bachelor (Pass) in Science can be considered for year one entry. In general applicants should have an  average of 60-65% or higher.

English language requirements for undergraduate programmes.

Postgraduate - Taught

IApplicants should have a good three year Bachelor of Arts / Commerce (Honours) or Bachelor of Science (Honours) degree from a recognised Pakistani university.  The specific percentage requirement will vary depending on the course you are applying for at Aston and the Pakistani university from which you have graduated. 

Students with a good four year Bachelors (Honours) degree may be considered for Postgraduate Taught programmes.

If you are applying for finance, engineering or science based subjects, you must have studied a similar field in your undergraduate degree.

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 a good three year Bachelor of Arts / Commerce (Honours) or Bachelor of Science (Honours) degree, and a Masters degree from a recognised Pakistani university.

Students with a good four year Bachelors (Honours) degree from a recognised Pakistani university may be considered for Postgraduate Taught programmes.

English language requirements for MBA.

Postgraduate - Research 

Applicants should have a good three year Bachelor of Arts / Commerce (Honours) or Bachelor of Science (Honours) degree from a recognised Pakistani university.  The specific percentage requirement will vary depending on the course you are applying for at Aston and the Pakistani university from which you have graduated. 

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

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

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