Established in 1895, Aston University is a public university located in Birmingham, United Kingdom. The university has a huge reputation of providing diverse academic opportunities as it offers various programs under undergraduate, postgraduate, degree apprenticeships, work-based degrees, foundation programs, etc.
At Aston University, international students from over 120 countries choose to study here and join this global, multicultural community. International students applying for undergraduate programs must apply through the UCAS website while postgraduate students can apply from the admission portal itself.
|Admission Portal||UG: UCAS|
PG: University Portal
|Intake Season||September, January (not for all courses)|
|Academic calendar||Semester based|
|Proficiency tests||IELTS, TOEFL|
|Financial Aid||Scholarships & Loans|
The admission deadlines for undergraduate programs at Aston University are given below. The applicants must submit all their required documents before the last date of submission.
Postgraduate programs have separate deadlines and students must check for the same.
|UCAS Application||15 Jan 2020|
|Final Application Deadlines||21 Sep 2020|
International students are required to take a few additional tests as compared to domestic students. The following requirements are the minimum English Language Proficiency criteria that non-native English speakers must fulfill in order to get accepted into the university-
|Aston Medical School||7.5||109||-||-|
|Aston Business School||6.5||93||6.5||93|
|Engineering & Applied Science||6.0||78||6.0||93|
|Life & Health Sciences||6.5||93||6.5||93|
|Life & Health Sciences – OSPAP||-||-||7.0||101|
|Languages & Social Sciences||6.0||78||6.5||93|
Students who get accepted into Aston University must apply for the Tier 4 Visa to study in the UK. The standard Visa Application Fee is £348.
The following documents are required for the visa application-
At Aston University, the most popular bachelor degree programs sciences, engineering, law, management etc. All students must apply for all undergraduate courses via UCAS.
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For international students, it is important to note that the admission requirements vary from country to country. Given below are the basic admission requirements for some of the common south-Aisan countries:-
Students are required to obtain 75-85% average as minimum aggregate in their 10th and 12th examination.
Students with two or three year University or College Diploma with minimum marks 80% can be considered for undergraduate study - Year 1 entry.
Applicants should be scoring a min of 80% average in relevant academic subjects.
Students who have studied 1-2 years (full-time) at a recognized university may be eligible for first year entry, dependent on subjects, institution and grades.
In general, applicants should have an average grade of 60-65% or higher.
Applicants with a two year Bachelor (Pass) of Arts/Commerce or Bachelor (Pass) in Science can be considered for year one entry.
To secure admission in PG courses, International students coming from different countries must fulfill the country-specific requirements as per the university's guidelines. The postgraduate applications are not applied through UCAS but via a separate university portal.
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Candidates should at least have a first-class degree from an Indian university in the relevant subject. To get admission in MBA Program, students should also have a minimum of three years of managerial work experience.
Students should have a bachelor's degree from a Chinese university
To get admission in MBA Program, students should have at least an undergraduate degree from a recognised Chinese university with at least 70-75% average along with a minimum of three years of managerial work experience.
Applicants with a four or five year Bachelors (Honours) degree from a Pakistani University with a first class or GPA of 3.2+ will be considered.
For MBA Program, a minimum of three years of managerial work experience is also required.
Given below are the course-wise requirements for some of the most coveted courses of postgraduate programs:-
|Courses||Tuition Fee||Entry Requirements|
|Artificial Intelligence MSc||£19,050||B.Sc (Hons) in Computer Science or a related subject.|
Mathematics & Programming grades should be equivalent to UK 60% or higher
|Mechanical Engineering MSc||£17,950||A first or second class degree (equivalent to UK Honours Degree) in engineering,|
physical science, mathematics or a related subject; One Reference. ((preferably academic)
|Business Analytics MSc||£18,450||An equivalent of a good UK honors degree (minimum lower second class)|
Two professional references
|MBA||£25,850||An equivalent of a good UK honors degree|
Minimum 3 years of post-graduation work experience; Two references
After applying to the courses of choice, the university will give regular updates about the application progress to the aspirants through the UCAS website for undergraduates. After the application has been accepted, students must apply for the visa at least three months before the classes start.