Aston University

Aston University

University Profile

Founded in 1895 and a university since 1966, Aston is an old university with a proven history of academic excellence in both teaching and research.

Aston is consistently the UK's top university for graduate employment.

Over the last 16 years, a higher proportion of our graduates have found employment within 6 months of graduation than those of any other UK University, with many major companies targeting our graduates. Our research reputation is outstanding with most of our subject areas achieving a world class Grade 5 rating. Our teaching is also proven to be of excellent quality with over 70% of our students on courses with excellent TQA ratings of 22/24 and higher.

Aston University's location is unique. Our green, compact campus right in the centre of Birmingham gives our students the best of both worlds - all the facilities of a small town within one of Europe's liveliest cities. With around 6,000 students, Aston is known for its friendly, close-knit campus atmosphere, creating the perfect environment for academic success and a fantastic social life.

There are many opportunities for postgraduate study at Aston in one of our four Schools -

  • Aston Business School
  • Languages & Social Sciences
  • Life & Health Sciences
  • Engineering & Applied Science

You can study for both research and taught programmes and we also offer distance learning packages.

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