Get more for less with an Aston University distance learning masters

  • Start your masters in September 2023 and benefit from fully online learning from the comfort of your own home.
  • Enjoy our live seminars and engage interactively with other students on-campus and online.
  • Access all our library and software resources online.
  • Whether you are an international student or home student, everyone pays the same tuition fees.

For our selection of distance learning programmes in English, Languages and Applied Linguistics, see the links below.

Here's just a few reasons why you should choose Aston University to kick-start your postgraduate career:

first in the UK for social inclusion

We're committed to reducing inequalities

Aston University was ranked first in the UK for both our proportion of students from ethnic minority backgrounds, and our proportion of students from state schools (The Times and The Sunday Times Social Inclusion Rankings, 2022).


We are a top 22 university

Aston University was ranked overall among the top 22 universities in the UK (Guardian, 2023).

Click here to read more about this ranking.

NUE careers award

The Careers and Placements team at Aston University has been voted ‘best university placement team’ in the National University Employability (NUE) Awards 2022.

top 30 in the uk

We're committed to sustainability

Sustainable campus - Top 30 in the UK's university rankings (People and Planet University Green League Table, 2022/23).

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