Aston University, Birmingham | Profile and 2018 Ranking
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Aston University, Birmingham

Aston University, Birmingham

Student rating
This is the overall rating calculated by averaging all live reviews for this uni on Whatuni.
(4.1) 1224 reviews

Quick info

Aston University's environment is very dynamic. Lecturers and all other staff are very helpful. Campus is in the city centre which is very nice. Careers and placement department is helping students for career opportunities.

Uni rankings and ratings

WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2018 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
59 / 126
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2019
45th

Overall rating

( 4.02) 

Based in the heart of Birmingham, Aston University prides itself on its links to business, government, and with other universities from around the world.

Students from over 130 countries choose to study at Aston, while three-quarters of students take on a professional placement year to boost their employability.

Aston’s divided into five academic schools:

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

You can take joint honours courses which combine these disciplines.

Students say: “Wonderful. Best uni ever, dream uni. Improved my life & my view on education. Giving me a happy life.”

“It's been a great experience, since this opportunity of studying in other university as an exchange student allows you to change the way in which you think."

Key Stats

Student stats
Source: HESA, 2018 (note: only applies to undergraduate records)

92 % FULL-TIME
8% PART-TIME
90 % SCHOOL-LEAVERS
10% MATURE STUDENTS
81 % UNDERGRADUATE
19% POSTGRADUATE

Graduate prospects
Source: DLHE, 2018

% IN JOB OR FURTHER STUDY

Student numbers
Source: HESA, 2018 (note: only applies to undergraduate records)

TOTAL UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS

10,950
Is there the option to study abroad at this uni?
Yes
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19 Oct 18

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Student rating ( 4.1 ) 1224 reviews

5 star 29.3%
4 star 53.7%
3 star 14.3%
2 star 2%
1 star 0.7%

Where you'll study

Google Map

Aston University, Birmingham

Aston Triangle Birmingham B4 7ET United Kingdom Nearest train station: Birmingham Moor Street  0.3 miles away

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Cost of living

Cost of a pint
This is the average cost of a pint in Birmingham.
Source: Hotcourses 2018

Cost of pint half
£3.85
£2.20

Accommodation costs
This is the average annual cost for a full time student at this uni.
Source: Hotcourses 2018

£6,028

Living costs
This is the average annual cost of living for a student studying in the town where this uni is based.
Source: Hotcourses 2018

£7,000

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