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

Undergraduate Scholarships

Aston Business School Scholarship Award Scheme 2016/17

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

Postgraduate Taught Scholarships

Ferguson Foundation Scholarship

Aston's school of Life & Health Sciences are offering 7 scholarships funded by the Ferguson Foundation to students from Africa and South America.

Students will be required to cover living expenses and make a £3,000 contribution towards fees, with the remainder of the fees are covered by the scholarship. Full details 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

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.

Botswana community on campus & in Birmingham

Research showcase event

There is a very active international  community on campus. There are a number of societies which may be of particular interest to students from Botswana.

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 South African community. You'll find South African restaurants, music and more in the city.

Meet us in Botswana

Staff from the International Office visit Botswana several times per year to take part in exhibitions and to meet with students through our official representative offices.

Upcoming visits

Forthcoming dates and locactions can be found here.

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



Staff Profile

Staff Profile

Thomas Austin
International Officer
Thomas can help you with your enquiries and advise you on the application process.
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Undergraduate

At undergraduate level the most popular courses with Botswana students include: Electrical & Electronic Engineering and Accounting for Management

Find out more about all our undergraduate courses.

Postgraduate taught

At postgraduate level the most popular taught programme choices with students from Botswana include: Business & Management (MSc), Accounting & Finance (MSc), and MBA Master of Business Administration.

Find out more about all our postgraduate taught courses.

Postgraduate research

We also have Botswana students on research degrees working with some of Aston's key research groups, including the Computer Science Research Group (CSSG).  

Find out more about research degrees at Aston.

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

You can apply for Year 1 of an undergraduare degree after 2 years of study at the University of Botswana. 

Postgraduate - Masters

Students who have completed a 4 year Bachelor’s degree at the University of Botswana should be considered for entry onto our Masters degrees. 

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.  

Postgraduate - MBA 

You can come from any subject background, but should have at least a 4 year degree from University of Botswana and a minimum of three years post graduation managerial work experience, as stipulated by the Association of MBA (AMBA) requirements.

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

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