ASTON UNIVERSITY, BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND

Birmingham, EnglandLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
Estd 1895Established Year
  9926Enrollment

Aston University Ranking, Programs, Admission Process & Living Cost

Aston University is a forward-looking institution prominent for its best quality education. It is a public research university located in the centre of Birmingham, England It is one of the leading universities and a high-quality choice for postgraduate study. Spread over a campus of 60 acres, Aston University provides various amenities to the students.

It has received recognition from Times Higher Education for the second-best teaching quality in UK. The university has been persistently ranked high in various international league charts.

It is ranked:

  • 56th in the Times University Guide 2019

  • 2nd in UK for promoting graduate salary

  • 43rd in the Guardian University Guide 2019

  • 18th for student experience in the Sunday Times Good University Guide

  • Holds triple accreditation by three leading business school accreditation associations

Highlights

Type of InstitutionPublic
Campus SettingUrban
Endowment£2.93 million
Official Websitehttps://www2.aston.ac.uk/
Number of campusesOne campus
Number/Percentage of International Students29%
Total number of Professors663
Student Satisfaction Rate84%
Graduate Job Rate82%
Number of Residence Vacancy3000
International Fee£13,900-19,950
Number of Academic ProgrammesUG, PG, PHD & Professional Courses
Mode of ProgrammeFull time, online and distance learning
Scholarship Investment
Average Graduate Salary£21,500
Research Investment
Research Income
Admissions Helpdesk+44 (0)121 204 3000 

Programmes, Campus and Residence

  • University has international students from over 120 countries
  • The university offers different programs under undergraduate, postgraduate, degree apprenticeships, work based degrees, foundation programmes, etc.
  • The campus consists of five schools, which provide with foundation, undergraduate, postgraduate and research programmes.
  • 78% of research submitted evaluated as 'world-leading' or 'internationally recognised
  • Provides university accommodation in the form of self-catering apartments that contain en-suite rooms

Aston University Admissions

Candidates can refer to the official website of the University for Details regarding specific courses.

  • Application:

UG applications- Apply through the Universities and Colleges Admission (UCAS) PG applications- Apply through University’s online application system

UG Courses: May 22, 2019

  • General requirements: Official academic transcripts, official degree completion certificate, Letter of Recommendations
  • Additional requirements: Birth certificate, passport copy, personal statement, essay, and research proposal (for research programs)

English Proficiency Test: The acceptable English Proficiency test scores are mentioned below:

English TestMinimum Score Required
IELTS AcademicMinimum 6.5 with 6 points in every component for undergraduate and post graduate courses. It varies with different programmes
TOEFL (iBT)Minimum 93 with 19 points in every component accepted only for undergraduate and postgraduate courses
Main Entry PearsonMinimum 63 with 57 points in every component for undergraduate and post graduate programmes.

Aston University Cost of Attendance

ExpensesEstimated cost in pounds
Undergraduate Fee£9250
Postgraduate Fee£16,550 (full time)
Postgraduate Fee£8,275 (part time)
Cost of living£12,180 per annum

Aston University Scholarship and Financial Aid

Students admitted to Aston University are offered a wide range of scholarships ensuring financial aid to academic achievers.

1. Undergraduate Scholarships:

  • Global Excellence Scholarship

  • Vice Chancellor’s International Scholarship – International students will get a scholarship worth £7000 to fund tuition fees

2. Post graduate scholarships:

  • MBA Global Ambassador Scholarship

  • Aston Villa Scholarship

Apart from scholarship, students can fund their studies by student loan, working part time, parental contributions and by receiving bursaries from Aston University.

Aston University Alumni

University graduates are provided with number of benefits and services like library membership, sports centre membership, career management and many other benefits.

  • Ravi Kant- Former Managing Director of Tata Motors

  • Sam Lythgoe- Head of Business Development EMEA at Hill & Knowlton Strategies

  • Frankie Boyle – Stand up comedian

  • Ivan Noble - BBC journalist

  • Nic Roberston - Senior international correspondent at CNN

  • Aston Rod Turner – Co-founder of Manhattan Street Capital

Find a Program

Sciences 9 Programs

5 yearsfull-timeEnglish
$24,166 - 50,749 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
4 yearsfull-timeEnglish
$24,819 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
HONOURS & CO-OPApplied Physics

Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Nursing 14 Programs

4 yearsfull-timeEnglish
$18,680 - 24,819 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
5 yearsfull-timeEnglish
$24,166 - 50,749 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
HONOURS & CO-OPMedicine

Architecture, Building & Planning 11 Programs

1 yearfull-timeEnglish
$7,956 - 26,060 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
4 yearsfull-timeEnglish
$12,127 - 24,819 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
HONOURS & CO-OPDesign Engineering

Arts & Social Studies 65 Programs

4 yearsfull-timeEnglish
$18,680 - 24,819 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
1 yearfull-timeEnglish
$19,202 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION

Aston University Overview

Student Population9926
Average Cost of Attendance$19,072 / Year

Attendance Cost

$19,072

Attendance Cost

The table shows average yearly cost of attendance for international students. Amount may vary with the course opted, nature of accommodation, and personal spending habits of a candidate. Check Program wise Fees

Tuition Fees
Undergraduate Programs$19,072 / Year
Post Graduate Program$24,101 / Year
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