• Type of Institution University
  • Undergraduates 11,040
  • Postgraduates 2,575
  • Academic Staff 730
  • Average UG Course Satisfaction 90.03% ?

Overview

Who's the Boss Professor Dame Julia King, Vice-Chancellor
Educational Stages Higher Education (18 - 99 yrs)
Sponsorship status for International Student Entry Tier 4 Sponsor
Interesting Facts

  • Founded in 1895 and a University since 1966, Aston is a long established research-led University known for its world-class teaching quality and strong links to industry, government and commerce.

  • Over the last 20 years we have consistently been ranked as a top university for graduate employability (80 in the World and 12th in the UK according QS Graduate Employability Rankings). In this time we have launched more than 3600 students’ graduate careers.
    Our research has a direct impact to society and 78% of it is rated world leading internationally excellent (REF 2014).

  • We were recently ranked the 33rd Most International University in the world and 10th in the UK (THE Most International Universities’ table), as well as 11th in UK for Student Experience (2016 Times/Sunday Times Good University Guide).

Affiliations

Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU),
Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB)
European University Association
CDIO Initiative (Conceive - Design - Implement - Operate)
Universities UK

Scholarships and Bursaries

A range of Scholarships and Bursaries are offered by Aston University. Please enquire below and select the option to receive detailed information from the Aston University on Scholarships and Bursaries.

We offer a range of scholarships to help ensure that anyone who is qualified to come to Aston University can do so, regardless of their financial circumstances. We also offer a scholarship for students with AAB or above at A Level (or equivalent) and placement scholarships.

Student Statistics

Year 2017 2016 2015 2014
Total Undergraduates and Postgraduates 13615 12490 11065 10990
Total UK Undergraduates and Postgraduates 11180 10125 8540 7730
Total EU Undergraduates and Postgraduates 690 675 755 795
Total International Undergraduates and Postgraduates 1745 1690 1775 2455
Year 2017 2016 2015 2014
Undergraduate Applications 16270 16470 16120 13620
Undergraduate Places 3335 3335 3370 2655
Undergraduate Applications to Places Ratio 4.88:1 4.94:1 4.78:1 5.13:1
Total Undergraduates 11040 10050 8690 8130
Full Time Undergraduates 10110 9165 8000 7575
Part Time Undergraduates 930 885 690 555
UK Undergraduates 9635 8685 7200 6550
EU Undergraduates 430 430 485 485
International Undergraduates 975 930 1010 1090
Year 2017 2016 2015 2014
Total Postgraduates 2575 2440 2375 2860
Full Time Postgraduates 1470 1305 1340 1975
Part Time Postgraduates 1105 1135 1035 885
UK Postgraduates 1545 1440 1340 1180
EU Postgraduates 260 245 270 310
International Postgraduates 770 760 765 1365

Graduate Destinations

Year 2016 2015
Employed or Studying 91.00% 95.80%
Medical, Dental or Veterinary Leavers 0.00% 0.00%
Sandwich Course 61.00% 61.00%

Workforce

Number of Academic Staff
730
Number of Full Time Academic Staff
605
Number of Part Time Academic Staff
125
Number of Non Academic Staff
875
Full Time Undergraduates to Academic Staff Ratio
15.12:1
Year 2017 2016 2015 2014
Number of Academic Staff 730 675 660 600
Number of Full Time Academic Staff 605 565 540 490
Number of Part Time Academic Staff 125 110 120 110
Number of Non Academic Staff 875 860 955 905
Full Time Undergraduates to Academic Staff Ratio 15.12:1 14.89:1 13.17:1 13.55:1

Official Inspection Report

Summary of Institution sourced and published with permission from the most recent QAA inspection report where available for this institution.

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