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Located in the centre of Birmingham, the UK's second-largest city, Aston is a welcoming home for career-minded students, and the 2022 Longitudinal Education Outcomes (LEO) data shows that employed Aston University graduates have the 16th largest median salary overall five years after graduation at £33,400.
 
Find out who to contact for help with your application, entry requirements for your country, and available scholarships.

Bangladesh

English language requirements

While students from Bangladesh cannot get a waiver on the English language requirements, you may take one of the accepted English language qualifications listed on our English language requirements page. We accept OIETC/Oxford ELLT from Bangladesh.

International Foundation Programme

Students who are not eligible for undergraduate studies starting Year 1 may apply for a one-year International Foundation Programme and then progress to an undergraduate programme. After successfully completing a pathway programme, students are guaranteed entry to an undergraduate programme (Integrated CAS Route) at Aston University.

Alternatively, you could also explore our International Year One pathway with OnCampus for progression to Year Two if your grades are marginally under our direct entry requirement.

The list of programmes you can progress to at Aston University can be found here.

For detailed eligibility criteria for International Foundation Programme and the International Year One progression routes, please visit the OnCampus entry requirements page

Benefits of a pathway programme at ONCAMPUS Aston include the chance to:

  • Improve English language abilities
  • Develop academic and study skills, such as writing, reading and presentation
  • Understand how to be successful in a UK university
  • Develop further research study skills at master's level
  • Receive specialised university progression support


ONCAMPUS Aston takes place within Aston University's campus so students can enjoy all of the facilities available to university students. 

 

Undergraduate Programmes - Direct Entry

We accept students with International School Qualifications for direct entry onto our Undergraduate programmes. If you hold an HSC qualification from Bangladesh, you can follow the International Foundation Programme route above to progress to an undergraduate programme of your choice at Aston University. Entry requirements for international qualifications can be found on the course page under the ‘Entry Requirements’ section.

If you have or you are on the path to study a different qualification and need further clarification on your eligibility, please contact us at astonbangladesh@aston.ac.uk for evaluation. 

Pathways to Postgraduate Masters

If you have an Undergraduate diploma or a Higher National Diploma, and wish to progress to a Masters programme at Aston University, you may study the OnCampus Aston Graduate Diploma as a route to one of our Postgraduate programmes. 

Students who hold a Bachelors Degree, but are not eligible for direct entry on a postgraduate programme can apply for a one-year Pre-Masters and then progress to postgraduate study.

For detailed entry requirements for admission onto Pre-Masters or the Aston Graduate Diploma, please visit the OnCampus entry requirements page

For the list of postgraduate programmes, you can progress to after a Pre-Masters or the Aston Graduate Diploma programme can be found here.

Benefits of a pathway programme at ONCAMPUS Aston include the chance to:

  • Improve English language abilities
  • Develop academic and study skills, such as writing, reading and presentation
  • Understand how to be successful in a UK university
  • Develop further research study skills at master's level
  • Receive specialised university progression support


ONCAMPUS Aston takes place within Aston University's campus so students can enjoy all of the facilities available to university students. 

Postgraduate Masters - Direct Entry

Students must have completed a relevant Bachelors degree with the minimum UK equivalent GPA required for entry onto a Masters programme in line with the grades below.

Students graduating from:

  • University of Dhaka
  • Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology
  • North South University
  • BRAC University
  • Independent University, Bangladesh

Would need to score:

  • A minimum of 2.6 CGPA on a 4 CGPA grading scale for entry onto programmes that require a 2:2 UK equivalent qualification
  • A minimum of 3.0 CGPA on a 4 CGPA grading scale for entry onto programmes that require a 2:1 UK equivalent qualification.
  • A minimum of 3.4 CGPA on a 4 CGPA grading scale for entry onto programmes that require a First-Class UK equivalent qualification.

Students graduating from any Bangladesh Institution not listed above would need to score:

  • A minimum of 2.8 CGPA on a 4 CGPA grading scale for entry onto programmes that require a 2:2 UK equivalent qualification
  • A minimum of 3.2 CGPA on a 4 CGPA grading scale for entry onto programmes that require a 2:1 UK equivalent qualification.
  • A minimum of 3.6 CGPA on a 4 CGPA grading scale for entry onto programmes that require a First-Class UK equivalent qualification.

Some programmes might have additional subject requirements, which will be assessed at the time of the assessment of your application.

We accept qualifications from selected institutions in Bangladesh. If you have a qualification from an institution not listed above, you may email us on astonsouthasia@aston.ac.uk to check with us.

Postgraduate Research

Students must have completed a Masters degree from a recognised institution with a minimum GPA of 3.0/4 or 75%.
All PhD applicants need to contact the research groups directly with their individual research proposal.

Information on the Application Process

April 2024 Available Programmes
MSc Business and Management
MSc Business and Management with Economics and Finance
MSc Business and Management with Marketing
MSc Business and Management with Human Resource Management
MSc Business and Management with Finance
MSc International Business
MSc Business Analytics
MSc Marketing and Analytics
Masters in Public Health with Leadership 
MSc Data Science
MSc Artificial Intelligence
MSc Artificial Intelligence with Business Strategy
MSc Engineering Management
MSc Supply Chain Management 
MSc Psychology (Conversion) 
 
September 2024 Available Programmes

All September 2024 programmes - Undergraduate, Postgraduate Taught, Postgraduate Research, and PhDs can be found on our A to Z Courses webpage here

Application Process, Documents and Deadlines

Application Process

If you are an Aston Agent Partner, please apply via the Aston Global Portal (Postgraduate Only)

If you're a student applying directly, please apply via the Aston Applicant Portal (Postgraduate Only)

Undergraduate applications are to be submitted via UCAS.


Required Documents

1. School Standard Xth and XIIth mark sheets (For UG students you may submit your predicted scores)

2. College/University semester-wise marksheets reflecting all modules with corresponding grades

3. University degree certificate (Provisional Degree certificates are accepted only until 2 years after graduating)

4. Passport

5. Personal Statement or Statement of Purpose

6. 1 Letter of Recommendation for Postgraduate applications (excluding MBA which requires 2 Letters of Recommendation) and 1 Letter of Recommendation for Undergraduate Applications

7. CV (if available)

8. If you have a Master's Degree, a 200-word statement telling us why you want to study a second master level programme

9. Any certificates or approvals needed from professional bodies (if your programme asks for it, e.g. for programmes such as MSc Mechanical Engineering, MSc OSPAP, MSc Health Psychology, etc)

10. Any other document that the admissions team might request at the time of assessment of the submitted application


Deadlines for Application, Meeting Offer Conditions, CAS, etc can be found here.

Information on the CAS Process can be found here.

International Scholarships 

Aston University offers a range of scholarships to support Bangladeshi students at both undergraduate and postgraduate level.

Scholarships - April 2024

All students from Bangladesh will be awarded an automatic £3000 scholarship for the April 2024 intake. No separate scholarship application is required.

Scholarships - September 2024

For Undergraduate candidates (excluding Medicine)

Undergraduate Scholarships for September 2024 are yet to be announced.

For Postgraduate candidates (excluding Postgraduate Diploma for Overseas Pharmacists (OSPAP) and MBA))

For MBA candidates

Contact us

You may contact us via astonsouthasia@aston.ac.uk and we will be more than happy to answer your questions. Our email turn-around time is 1-2 business days.

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Find a Representative

We work closely with Educational Advisers and Representatives in a number of countries, who are able to provide students with additional information about Aston and give them help and advice with their application and visa process. Find Aston University representatives in your country. 

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Check the list below for upcoming events we are attending. We can't wait to meet you there and tell you more about Aston University.

List of upcoming events
EventDateTime (Bangladesh Time)Location
MACES Online Fair27th January, 202412:00 Noon - 3:00 PMContact MACES to book a slot
    
 
 

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