Pay your deposit early and secure a £3,000 discount on your course fees

Secure our Early Acceptance Discount

The Early Acceptance Discount is available to new applicants for taught postgraduate degrees (September 2024 intake) at Aston University who accept their place, and who pay their course deposit early. 

It is possible to claim this discount as well as another Aston University scholarship.

How much is the discount?

£3,000 off your course fees

Eligibility criteria

The discount is available if:

  • You are a new applicant to a September 2024 taught postgraduate degree (except for Postgraduate Diploma for Overseas Pharmacists (OSPAP) PgDip/MSc which is excluded from this discount)
  • You have not previously received an offer to study at Aston University unless you are an Aston University graduate
  • You have not deferred your place from a previous intake
  • You accept your place and pay your course deposit in full 
  • You are an EU national, or an international applicant


To claim your £3,000 Early Acceptance Discount, you must pay your deposit before the acceptance deadline stated in your offer letter. Please check your offer letter carefully for confirmation of this acceptance deadline. 

How to apply

No application is required. If you accept your place and pay your deposit by the deadline stated in your offer letter, you will be automatically awarded the Early Acceptance Discount and it will appear as a tuition fee reduction when you enrol onto your course.

Can I apply for a scholarship too?

Yes, you will be able to apply for one of our scholarships. 

Are you an Aston University graduate?

All Aston University graduates (including exchange students) receive a 20% loyalty scholarship which is applied automatically as a tuition fee discount.

This scholarship applies to all Aston University standard on-campus taught masters programmes and online programmes. It also applies to the Full-time, Executive part-time and Online MBA programmes. Find out more by visiting our Alumni Scholarship webpage.

Terms and conditions

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