Get more for less with an Aston University distance learning masters

  • Start your masters in September 2024 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:

TEF Gold

 Aston University was awarded Triple Gold - the highest possible rating for the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF, 2023)

top 25 Aston

We are a top 25 university

Aston University was ranked overall among the top 25 universities in the UK (Guardian, 2024).

Click here to read more about this ranking.

first in the UK for social inclusion

We're committed to reducing inequalities

Aston University was ranked first in the UK for our proportion of students from ethnic minority backgrounds (The Times and The Sunday Times Social Inclusion Rankings, 2024).

Our ambitious new 2030 strategy, rooted in our home city of Birmingham, UK, setting out plans to create a new model of university for a changing world.

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.


We're committed to sustainability

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

adobe creative campus

Aston is an Adobe Creative Campus, providing all students full access to the Adobe Creative Cloud suite and Adobe Express to help prepare for the challenges of an increasingly digital world. 

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