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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.
(4.0) View 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.

University course intakes maybe affected by Coronavirus (COVID -19). Latest info

Uni rankings and ratings

WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2020 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
63 / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
43rd

Overall rating

( 4.16) 

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, 2019 (note: only applies to undergraduate records)

90 % FULL-TIME
10% PART-TIME
89 % SCHOOL-LEAVERS
11% MATURE STUDENTS
81 % UNDERGRADUATE
19% POSTGRADUATE

Student numbers
Source: HESA, 2019 (note: only applies to undergraduate records)

TOTAL UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS

11,720
Is there the option to study abroad at this uni?
Yes
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Sara
26 Apr 21

Optometry MOptom

Very resourceful, helpful, friendly lecturers. Loving my university experience so far! Not i ok not do we get full...
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Umahd
22 Apr 21

Optometry BSc (Hons)

Overall this university provide help and assistance whenever needed and always shows the student such effort in helping...

Student rating ( 4.0 ) 1138 reviews

5 star 27%
4 star 56%
3 star 16%
2 star 1%
1 star 0%

Where you'll study

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: IDP Connect 2019

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: IDP Connect 2019

£6,269.14

Living costs
This is the average annual cost of living for a student studying in the town where this uni is based.
Source: IDP Connect 2019

£7,000

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