International Links

The Computer Science group has close links with several overseas universities.

Vidyalankar Institute of Technology

VIT is an engineering college affiliated with the University of Mumbai and approved by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE).

Students on the BSc Information Technology at VIT can attend Aston in their fourth year and be awarded an Aston BSc in Software Engineering in addition to their VIT degree.  They can also then progress to a Master's programme at Aston, either MSc IT Project Management or MSc Software Engineering.

In addition, student study visits and staff exchanges take place.


Jinan University

Jinan University is the 7th oldest in China and is one of the 100 key universities in the 211 project.  It has two campuses: at Guangzhou and Zhuhai.

Students on the BSc Software Engineering or the BSc Computer Science and Technology at Jinan can attend Aston in their fourth year and be awarded an Aston BSc in Software Engineering in addition to their Jinan degree.  They can then progress to a Master's programme at Aston.

We are also establishing links with Jinan's International Programme.