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Aston welcomes you to a friendly and diverse learning environment; home to a close-knit international campus community. 

We have 2,500 international students from over 130 countries studying a wide range of subjects in our safe and friendly city centre campus. 

For our English Language Requirements please  click here.

Students who have completed the Tot nghiep pho thong trung hoc (Secondary School Graduation Exam) will be required to study on our International Foundation Programme, which has streams available in Business/Social Sciences, Engineering, and Health Science/Science.  

Find out more about our International Foundation Programme

Students who have completed their Tot nghiep pho thong trung hoc (Secondary School Graduation Exam) will be required to complete a recognised Foundation Programme.

For entry to the Aston International Foundation Programme (IFP), we would require an minimum average of 7.5 - 8 (out of 10) for years 10 – 12.  Individual subject marks may also be required as well as evidence of your English language ability. 

Postgraduate – Taught

You can apply for a 1 year masters programme with an undergraduate degree from a recognised Vietnamese University. 

You should have at least an overall average of 7.5+ (out of 10) from a recognised Vietnamese university.  The specific requirement will vary depending on the course you are applying for at Aston and the Vietnamese university from which you have graduated.

If you are applying for finance, engineering, science or social science based subjects; you must have studied a similar field in your undergraduate degree.  There are a number of Masters programmes in business and management which are appropriate for students from any subject background. 

Postgraduate - MBA 

You can apply for the MBA programme with a recognised undergraduate degree, in any subject area, and a minimum of three years post graduation managerial / professional work experience. You should have a minimum average of 7.5 (out of 10)  from a recognised Vietnamese university.

Each of Aston's Schools of Study has a number of research groups with the potential to host PhD students. Research specialisms include finance, economics, marketing, organisational psychology, bioenergy, knowledge engineering, photonics, languages, biomedical sciences, neurosciences, health sciences and more. 

To apply for a research degree at Aston, you should have at least an overall average of 7.5+ (out of 10) from a recognised Vietnamese university. The specific requirement will vary depending on the course you are applying for at Aston and the Vietnamese university from which you have graduated. 

In support of your application, you also must submit a detailed research proposal outlining your intended research topic, its objectives, proposed method of research and an indication of how the proposed research topic relates to previous work by other researchers. Find out more on Aston's Postgraduate research pages. 

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Pengbo Song

International Officer

Pengbo can help you with your enquiries and advise you on the application process. He regularly visits Vietnam and more information about upcoming dates and locations can be found here. You can also get in touch with our local agents in Vietnam, who can provide help and advice on your application at any time.

Aston Villa Scholarship

International (non-EU) students may apply for a 5% discount on tuition fees through our partnership with Aston Villa Football Club see more.

Aston Excellence - £3,500-£5,000

Aston University is pleased to offer Postgraduate Scholarships worth up to £5000 each to students holding exceptional results. Click here for full details.

Partner Awards

Students studying at Aston University partner institutions are eligible for a 10% discount on tuition fees. Click here for full details.

Alumni Bursary

Aston Alumni qualify for an automatic 20% discount on tuition fees. Click here for full details.

Languages and Social Sciences Excellence Bursary

Available for all Aston LSS graduates who hold a First Class Aston undergraduate degree, the LSS Excellence Bursary provides an additional: 5% discount on your Masters Tuition Fees which complements the existing 20% Aston Graduate Discount.

In total, the LSS Excellence Bursary and the Aston Graduate Discount amount to 25% off your Masters Tuition Fees reflecting our commitment to support the top undergraduate students in the School of Languages and Social Sciences.

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Postgraduate Research

We have many studentships and funded research opportunities available, including a scheme to launch 50 Prize Fellowships and Prize Studentships in celebration of our 50th year. Click here for full details.

MBA Scholarships

Our MBA scholarships are designed to support talented applicants wishing to develop their skills and knowledge with the Aston MBA starting in 2017/18. See the full listing here.

External Funding

Students may be eligible for funding provided by our partners and external sources of funding.

Click here for full details.

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