Founded in 1895 and a University since 1966, Aston is a long established research-led University known for its world class teaching quality and links to industry, government and commerce.
Aston University is based in the centre of Birmingham, home to over 65,000 students and one of Europe’s liveliest and most welcoming cities. Our 40 acre campus houses all the University’s academic, social and accommodation facilities for our 10,500 students.
The University is consistently ranked in the UK’s top 30 universities and has been ranked in the top 50 under 50 years old in the world.
Aston has also been a leading university for graduate employment success for over 25 years. The University is currently ranked 8th overall for graduate employability (2013 Sunday Times University Guide). Aston is divided into four Schools of Study; Aston Business School, School of Engineering and Applied Science, School of Languages and Social Sciences and School of Life and Health Sciences. The University offers a range of undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes, and also works with the public and private sector to develop tailored executive and professional development programmes.