Aston has been ranked 2nd in the UK for boosting graduate salaries (The Economist, based on Longitudinal Education Outcomes dataset 2017)
Our Overall Satisfaction in the National Student Survey has been at least 89% in each of the last four years (2013-2016).
Currently over 82% of Aston graduates find a graduate level job or further study within six months of graduation, compared to a national average of less than 70%, placing Aston inside the top 25 institutions in the UK (2017 Complete University Guide).
Aston has been awarded GOLD by the Teaching Excellence Framework (2017), the highest possible award. The TEF Panel found that students from all backgrounds achieve ‘consistently outstanding outcomes’ at Aston, with very high proportions of students going into highly skilled employment or further study.
Aston has been ranked 23rd in the UK and top 200 in the world (QS Graduate Employability World Rankings 2018)
Through the Aston placement year, students gain valuable experience to take into the workplace. Each year, Aston's Careers + Placements team arrange over 200 visits from employers on campus.
If you want to start your own business, Aston is a great place to be. BSEEN can help you kick-start your business idea.
You will be based right in the heart of Birmingham, an absolutely amazing city to be a student in. It is the youngest city in Europe, it has strong links with business and industry and has hundreds of local independent businesses.
Aston offers UK leading degree apprenticeships and work-based study. A degree apprenticeship is a new way to get the experience you need. Put simply, you work and study over the course of your degree in your chosen field. Your employer and the government pay your fees.
Under the Languages for All scheme we have two options available for our students to study a language alongside or as part of their degree. Eligible first year undergraduate students can study a language for free. Current Aston students can choose a language module as part of their degree (depending on what they are studying).