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 Sri Lankan students are especially welcome.
Aston Business School applicants can apply for an undergraduate scholarship award of £3,500.
See more here.
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
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.
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.
Students studying at Aston University partner institutions are eligible for a 10% discount on tuition fees. See here for more information.
Aston Alumni qualify for an automatic 20% discount on tuition fees.
Students may be eligible for funding provided by our partners and external sources of funding. Information can be found here.
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.
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.
The International Office visits Sri Lanka throughout the year. Please feel free to come along to one of the sessions.
Forthcoming dates and locations can be also be found here.
There is a very active Sri Lankan community on campus. There are a number of societies which may be of particular interest to Sri Lankan students and which bring together students from similar religious backgrounds. Here you can find out more about societies at Aston.
Birmingham is a multi-cultural city and there is a strong South Asian community. You'll find South Asian restaurants, supermarkets, music, dance and more in the city.
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:
In order to find out how to contact one of our Ambassadors, please visit: http://www.astonalumni.org/alumni
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At undergraduate level the most popular courses with Sri Lankan students include: Computing Science, Electrical & Electronic Engineering Programmes (BEng) and Business & Management.
Find out more about all our undergraduate courses.
At postgraduate level the most popular taught programme choices with Sri Lankan students include: Business & Management (MSc) and Software Engineering (MSc)
Find out more about all our postgraduate taught courses.
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.
You can apply for Year 1 of an undergraduate degree with GCE A levels or local Sri Lankan A levels. Entry grades vary depending on the chosen course, and some courses will require specific subjects
English language requirements for undergraduate courses.
You can apply for a 1 year Masters if you have a first class or higher upper second class degree from a recognised Sri Lankan university.
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.
You can come from any subject background, but should have at least a first class or upper second class degree from a Sri Lankan university 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.
You can apply for a research degree if you have a first class or higher upper second class degree from a recognised Sri Lankan university.
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.