Life & Health Sciences

Sunday Times Medicine

Why choose Aston?

  • Aston is ranked 1st in the UK for subjects allied to medicine in the 2014 Sunday Times University Guide.
  • Optional taught modules let you tailor what you learn to what you are interested in.
  • Integrated placement year opportunities in a wide range of health, medical and commercial settings
  • World-class reputation for research

 Undergraduate programmes:

  • BSc in Optometry/MOptom 
    Our Optometry course is highly ranked for student satisfaction. It provides you with the theoretical and practical knowledge and skills needed to become a qualified optometrist.  We also offer our students the opportunity to continue with further study if they wish leading to the MOptom.

  • Graduate Diploma in Optometry
    This programme is designed for Optometry graduates who do not achieve the grades required for automatic progression onto the UK pre-registration period. It can also be taken by practitioners whose certificate of clinical competence has expired.
  • BSc in Psychology
    This is a broad degree with an emphasis on human behaviour. The degree programme integrates theoretical psychology, techniques of psychological investigation and the major areas of applied psychology. 

  • BSc Psychology & Business (Joint Honours)
    This course looks at the practical applications of psychology and business, and the links between theory and practice. 
  • BSc Psychology & Sociology (Joint Honours)
    This course is designed to develop your sociological analysis and research skills and gain a thorough grounding in the principles and research methods of psychology. 

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Employable Graduates; Exploitable Research