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Aston University


Aston has been named as University of the Year 2020 (The Guardian) and awarded Outstanding Entrepreneurial University 2020 (Times Higher Education). Aston Business School has also been ranked in the top 100 European Business Schools by the Financial Times in 2020.

Other rankings of the university:

    • 30th in the UK (The Guardian University League Tables, 2021)
    • Awarded TEF Gold for Teaching Excellence
    • Shortlisted for Business School of the Year (Times Higher Education Awards 2020)
    • 31st for Career Prospects (Guardian University Guide 2021)
    • Awarded “Best University Careers/Employability Service” at the most recent #NUEawards
    • Aston has a triple accredited (AACSB/AMBA/EQUIS) business school which puts it in the top 1% of all business schools
    • Its MBA is ranked top 130 in the world and 12th in the UK (QS Business School Master’s Ranking 2021)
    • Students are 15th highest earners in the UK, earning 32% more than the sector average five years after graduating (Longitudinal Education Outcomes 2020)
    • Located in Birmingham, a diverse, multi-cultural hub for business and industry that has been recognised as the most entrepreneurial region by Start up Britain
    • Less than 90 minutes to London and Manchester, Birmingham has great links to Europe with the airport just a 10 minute train ride from the city

    Progression to Aston University

    ONCAMPUS programmes can offer progression to a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate degrees at Aston University, on successful completion of the Undergraduate Foundation, International Year One or Master's Foundation programmes.

    The programmes support international students to develop the academic, personal and professional skills needed to be successful at university:

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    Academic specialism

    Academic strengths include Business and Management, Engineering and Applied Sciences, Life and Health Sciences.

    There are three academic terms in each academic year.

    The in-class time for a degree programme varies depending on the subject being studied. All programmes at Aston University require the student to carry out independent learning. Formal contact (such as lectures and seminars,) is only part of the teaching and learning structure. You will be expected to study independently in addition to timetabled teaching, (usually for twice as long as they spend in class).

    If you study at ONCAMPUS Aston you are guaranteed progression to Aston University on successful completion of your Foundation Programme.

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    Aston University
    Aston Triangle
    B4 7ET
    United Kingdom
    United Kingdom
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    +44 (0) 121 204 4888


    The Aston University campus is located on a green 60 acre, self contained site in the centre of Birmingham, within 5-10 minutes walk of the main shopping, business and entertainment areas of the city. And it is within a 20-minute journey by rail to Birmingham International Airport that has direct flights to Europe.

    ONCAMPUS Aston is based on the campus of Aston University located in the city of Birmingham.