Aston University in Birmingham is a long-standing academic tradition, a high level of educational services, advanced scientific research in many fields. Aston University is among the most prestigious in Britain.
Today, the university offers more than 130 first-degree programs (Bachelor's), 40 - Magistracy and 18 research profiles. Academic specialization of the university is concentrated in the field of management, business, applied, technical, social sciences, engineering. The linguistic direction is also actively developing. Studying takes place in a trimester system. Academic programs in the university are practical-oriented.
Short information. Three-year program of the first higher education, including profile theoretical and practical training of specialists.
About the program. Bachelor's programs in Aston are available at each of the faculties. Applicants, technical, social sciences, machine building, linguistics, business and management are offered to attention of those wishing to receive the first higher education. Each program includes theoretical and practical blocks. In the first years, more attention is paid to obtaining fundamental knowledge. Practically oriented is the third year of bachelor's degree.
Students age: 18+
Start dates: September.
Requirements for admission: Certificate (A-Levels / IB) IELTS 6.0 and higher (equivalent).
The result of the training: the demanded specialty, the possibility of increasing the academic level at the master's level, the prospects for employment in Britain.
The cost: of 13,000 GBP per year.
Short information. Postgraduate programs for specialists focused on scientific and / or research activities.
About the program. The highly specialized 1-2-year programs provide for the study of profile disciplines in the lecture and seminar format, on-the-job training. Also, the Master's program involves participation in collective research projects or the maintenance of one's own.
Students age: 21+
Start dates: September.
Requirements for admission: A diploma of higher education with an average score of 4.0, IELTS of 6.5 (equivalent).
The result of training: master's degree, experience of research (pedagogical - for some specialties) activities, career prospects abroad.
Cost :from 9250 GBP per year.
The places in the housing stock of the University of Aston are guaranteed to all first-year students and foreign students. Half-board meals are available (extra). In total, the campus of the University offers more than 2,300 places for the placement of students of the first higher and postgraduate education. Those wishing to rent accommodation outside the campus are assisted in finding suitable options, processing the necessary documents.
Aston's student life is diverse and full of interesting events. There is a wide range of daytime, evening entertainment, many opportunities for physical development and improvement of sports skills. Also students can attend creative master classes, participate in cultural events. Students, who prefer cognitive leisure, will appreciate exciting excursions to Birmingham and England.
Intensity of classes is determined by the specifics of the chosen academic direction.
Infrastructure of Aston University is represented by educational buildings with spacious auditoriums, lecture halls, laboratories, a library, cultural centers. On the campus there are also comfortable residences. At the disposal of students there is more than 1000 computers. Wi-Fi is available throughout the campus. The entertainment infrastructure of the campus is represented by cafes, social centers. Sports - several indoor facilities and a lot of outdoor areas.
Studying period: September - June.
Required documents, depending on the type of institution:
|camp / language school |
|private school, boardinghouse|
|Language courses, schools and children's language camps||Primary and secondary education - private schools||Preparation programmes for entering universities - higher education||Higher education (after completing accredited programs A-level, IB, High School) - Bachelor, Master, MBA|
| - we recommend to apply 6-9 months before the start of the course (some camps and schools offer discounts for early booking or for lengthy study programs) |
- there are some very popular and high demand children's camps, where the applications need to be submitted 1 year in advance (in particular Switzerland , Great Britain , USA , Canada , Austria)
| - we recommend to apply one year before the start of the training program, |
- some schools have a specific time frame (September-November - please specify an individual school)
- some schools require tests in several stages (UKISET, internal tests of the school: English, mathematics, logics, subjects, interview, some require a personal visit)
| - we recommend to apply one year before the start of the program, |
- for Foundation and Pathway programs, IELTS and TOEFL certificates are usually required, respectively
| - recommended submission one year before the start of the program, |
- the deadline normally closes in January, for TOP HEIs and, as a rule, in March in other universities
- for a bachelor, a Foundation or Pathway preparatory program a completed A-level, IB, High School + IELTS / TOEFL are required
- for Masters you need a graduated higher education, in some cases you need a pre-Masters program
- MBA requires completed higher education, work experience preferably at least 2-3 years, etc.