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Aston University

– Top 150 in the world for Business & Management by the QS World University Rankings by subject.
– 2nd in the UK in the Times Higher Education Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF).
-Aston Business School ranked 11th in the UK in the Eduniversal 2016 Business School Ranking and 4th highest in Western Europe for ‘significant international excellence’.
– MSc Accounting & Finance is fully accredited by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA).
– Ranked top 30 in the UK in both the 2017 Guardian University Guide and the 2017 Complete University Guide
– 21st out of 120 UK Universities for Student Experience (Sunday Times Good University Guide 2016)
– Top 150 in the World (2016/17 QS Graduate Employability Rankings)

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Student Population:

 Business, Medical, Engineering & Applied Science, Languages & Social Sciences, Life & Health Sciences


Based in the heart of one the UK’s main city’s, Birmingham, Aston is a long established research-led University known for its world-class teaching quality and strong links to industry, government and commerce. Founded in 1895 and a University since 1966, Aston pioneered the integrated placement year over 50 years ago and now more than 70% of their students take a placement year (the highest proportion of any UK University).

Schools and Colleges

Undergraduate programmes are offered in the following disciplines:

Aston Business School

• Business & Management
• Law
• Marketing
• Business & Languages
• International Business
• Accounting & Finance
• IT & Computing
• Economics

Aston Medical School

Engineering & Applied Science

• Applied Physics
• Biomedical Engineering
• Chemical Engineering & Applied Chemistry
• Computer Science
• Electrical & Electronic Engineering
• Engineering Systems & Management
• Foundation Programmes
• Mathematics
• Mechanical Engineering & Design

Languages & Social Sciences

• Modern Languages
• English Language
• English Literature
• Politics and International Relations
• Sociology and Social Policy
• Business Combinations

Life & Health Sciences

• Audiology
• Biology & Biomedical Science
• Biomedical Engineering
• Foundation Programmes
• Neuroscience
• Optometry
• Pharmacy
• Psychology

Postgraduate programmes are offered in the following disciplines:

Aston Business School

• Business, Management & Analytics
• International Business
• Entrepreneurship
• Finance, Economics & Accounting
• Marketing
• HR, Business & Organisation Studies
• Sustainability
• Pre-Masters

Aston Medical School

• Chemical Engineering & Applied Chemistry
• Computer Science
• Electronic Engineering
• Engineering Systems & Management
• Mechanical Engineering & Design
• Mathematics

Languages and Social Sciences

• Forensic linguistics
• International relations
• Sociology and policy
• Translation studies

Life and Health Sciences

• Biology & Biomedical Science
• Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Science
• Psychology & Cognitive Neuroscience
• Allied Health Professions
• Audiology
• Neurophysiology
• Optometry
• Pharmacy

Pathway Programmes:

The Centre for English Language and Communication at Aston (CELCA) offers pre-sessional English courses for international students, as well as the following courses:

Aston Business School

• Foundation Programme in Business
• International Foundation Programme in Business
• International Foundation Programme

Engineering and Applied Science

• Engineering Foundation Year
• Science Foundation Year
• International Engineering Foundation Year
• International Science Foundation Year

Fees and Finance

International students

Aston Business School – £14,630
Languages and Social Sciences – £14,000 – £14,630
EAS programmes – £13,300 – £17,200
LHS programmes – £14,630 – £17,200

Placement Year: £2,500 for International Students

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Living Expenses

Estimated living expenses for full-time students in the UK are a minimum of £7,000 per year.

Employability and Careers

Aston’s outstanding record for graduate employment is supported by the well-equipped Careers+Placements service. The university is committed to ensuring that the time spent at Aston prepares students for the graduate job market. Their Graduate Advantage programme has helped secure 4000 paid internships for graduates across the West Midlands, while major employers like IBM, Unilever, PwC actively target Aston Graduates at recruitment fairs on campus.

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