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Learning and teaching


Aston is a top ranking university and we promote and support academic excellence in everything that we do. You'll be taught by academic staff with international reputations in their fields, and benefit from their insight, expertise and skills.

We offer a range of inspiring, professionally relevant courses, which meet the needs of the real world and prepare you for a successful and rewarding career. This real world focus contributes to our outstanding graduate employability record.

How you'll learn

Learning and teaching at University may be different to your experiences at School or 6th Form. Find out more about how you'll learn and how you'll be assessed at Aston.

Support available

We offer plenty of easy-to-access, friendly academic support - whether you need help extra help with maths, advise on essay writing or revision tips. We also run a very successful peer mentoring scheme.

Excellent facilities

Our learning and teaching facilities are modern, easy to access and user-friendly. 

Learn a language for free

We will be offering free foreign language tuition to all new undergraduate students enrolling in 2012.

Academic excellence in research

Aston is a research-led university, with research infusing and informing teaching at every level.

Employable Graduates; Exploitable Research