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


Aston Business School Scholarship Award Scheme 2016/17

Indonesian students can apply for an undergraduate scholarship award of up to £3,500.
See more here.


Aston Excellence - £5,000

We are pleased to announce we will be offering Indonesian students the opportunity to make an application for an Aston Excellence Scholarship, entitling them to a £5,000 reduction on tuition fees. Full terms and conditions can be found here. 

Automatic Merit - £2,500 - £3,000

Indonesian students achieving a 2:1 degree classification in the UK, or local equivalent, will automatically be awarded a scholarship of between £2,500 and £3,000. Full terms and conditions can be found here. 

Partner Awards

Indonesian 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

Indonesian students may be eligible for funding provided by our partners and external sources of funding. Information can be found here.

Indonesia-UK DIKTI Scholarship Programme

This Programme is open for lecturers at Indonesian universities and administrative staff at DIKTI and Indonesian state universities, to undertake postgraduate study at many leading universities and higher education institutions in the United Kingdom. The programme will fund up to 750 academics to come and study in the UK over the next five years. All academic subjects are eligible for funding under the DIKTI programme. For more information please visit the Indonesia-UK DIKTI Scholarship Programme website.

Indonesian students have been studying at Aston for many years and each year we welcome many more new students. We currently have 21 Indonesian students studying at Aston University. 

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

There is a very active Indonesian community at Aston. There are a number of societies on campus which bring together students from similar religious backgrounds. Here you can find out more about societies at Aston.

Birmingham is a multicultural city and there is a strong South East Asian community. You'll find South East Asian restaurants and more in the city.

Staff from the International Office visit Indonesia 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

We make regular visits to Indonesia throughout the year. 

Forthcoming dates and locations can be found here.

We will 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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 You can read information about Aston in Bahasa Indonesia here.

 See the full list of English language requirements here.

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International Foundation Programme

Students who have graduated with 12 years of high school education will need to study our International Foundation Programme (IFP), which has  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 Indonesian students include: BSc MarketingBEng/MEng Mechanical Engineering.

Find out more about all our undergraduate courses.

Postgraduate taught

At postgraduate level the most popular taught programme choices with Indonesian students include: MSc Accounting and FinanceMSc Professional Engineering, and The Aston MBA.

Find out more about all our postgraduate taught courses.

Postgraduate research

We also have 3 Indonesian students on research degrees working with some of Aston's key research groups. 

Find out more about research degrees at Aston.

Preparatory English

Students  who do not meet the English language requirement for their academic course can apply to study 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.

For information regarding the Indonesia-UK DIKTI Scholarship Programme, please refer to the drop down menu on the left of the page. Alternatively please visit the Indonesia-UK DIKTI Scholarship Programme homepage http://www.international.ac.uk/member-services/partnerships/indonesia-uk-dikti-scholarship-programme.aspx.


See our full list of our course fees


Students who have been awarded with STTB SMA will be required to complete a recognised Foundation Programme.

For entry to the International Foundation Programme we would require a minimum average of  8 out of 10 marks. Some degree programmes, such as engineering, sciences and languages, require specific subject backgrounds.

English language requirements for undergraduate courses.

Postgraduate – Taught

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

You should have a minimum overall GPA average of 3 from a recognised Indonesian university.  The specific requirement will vary depending on the course you are applying for at Aston and the Indonesian 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 Masters 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 a recognised undergraduate degree, in any subject area, and a minimum of three years post graduation managerial / professional work experience. You should have at least 3.0 GPA / B+ overall or above from a recognised Indonesian university. 

English language requirements for MBA. 

Postgraduate - Research 

In order to apply for a research degree programme, you should have a minimum overall GPA average of 3 from a recognised Indonesian university.  The specific requirement will vary depending on the course you are applying for at Aston and the Indonesian 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

English language requirements for postgraduate research programmes.

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