Aston University is one of the leading career-focused universities in the UK, dedicated to providing real-world experience to all of our students.
 
Located in the centre of Birmingham, the UK's second-largest city, Aston is a welcoming home for career-minded students. Aston's graduates are amongst the highest-paid five years after graduation (LEO, 2020), and we are proud to be the Guardian University of the Year (2020) and the Times Higher Education Outstanding Entrepreneurial University (2020).
 
Find out who to contact for help with your application, entry requirements for your country, and available scholarships.

Azerbaijan

English Language Requirements

See our English language requirements.

International Foundation Programme

Students holding the Certificate of General Education (Attestation) from Azerbaijan PLUS IELTS/TOEFL are suitable for entry to the International Foundation Programme.

Find out more at our International Pathway Centre.

Undergraduate programmes

Students holding the Certificate of General Education (Attestation) from Azerbaijan PLUS IELTS/TOEFL are suitable for entry to the International Foundation Programme. 

Find out more in our International Students section.

Candidates with international qualifications such as A-levels, International Baccalaureate, APs and SATs may be considered for a direct entry onto our bachelor degree programmes, provided a suitable subject mix and grades are obtained.

Postgraduate Masters

Applicants for a Masters degree will generally require a four-year Bachelors degree (bakalavr) or five-year specialist diploma from a recognised institution with a minimum average grade of 4 or 80%, and an IELTS/TOEFL qualification can be considered suitable for entry to a postgraduate taught programme at Aston.

Postgraduate Research

Applicants for a research degree programme will generally require a Masters degree from a recognised institution with a minimum average of 80%, and an IELTS/TOEFL qualification.

All PhD applicants need to contact the research groups direct with their individual research proposal.

Kazakhstan

English Language Requirements

See our English language requirements.

International Foundation Programme

Students who have Svidetel'stvo o Srednem Obrazovanii will be required to complete a recognised Foundation Programme.

Find out more in the International Students section.

Undergraduate programmes

Students who have Svidetel'stvo o Srednem Obrazovanii will be required to complete a recognised Foundation Programme.

Find out more in the International Students section.

Some degree programmes, such as engineering, sciences and languages, require specific subject backgrounds.

NIS (Nazarbayev Intellectual Schools) students can be considered for the first-year entry to a Bachelor degree

KIMEP students who complete the first year of study at KIMEP with a minimum B grade average can apply for first-year entry to a Bachelor degree.

Postgraduate Masters

You can apply for a Masters programme with a 4-year undergraduate degree from a recognised Kazakh University. The specific requirements will vary depending on the course you are applying for at Aston and the Kazakh institution which you have graduated from.

You will also need an English language qualification.

If you are applying for finance, engineering, science or social science-based subjects; you must have studied a similar field in your undergraduate degree.

Postgraduate MBA

You can apply for the MBA programme with an undergraduate degree, in any subject area, from an overseas institution and a minimum of three years full time post graduation managerial work experience. 

You should have at least an average of 4 out of 5 marks (min GPA of 3.0 from KIMEP) or above from a recognised Kazakh university, PLUS an English Language qualification.

Postgraduate Research

You should have at least an average of 4 out of 5 marks (min GPA 3.0 from KIMEP) or above from a recognised Kazakh university. The specific requirements will vary depending on the course you are applying for at Aston, and the Kazakh university from which you have graduated.

You will also need an English language qualification.

All PhD applicants need to contact the research groups direct with their individual research proposal.

If your country isn't listed here

If you can’t see your country listed here, then please contact our Regional Manager Yuliya Whittem via y.whittem@aston.ac.uk who will be more than happy to answer your questions and provide more information on our entry requirements.

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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. Find Aston University representatives in your country. 

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