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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.

Local Azerbaijani students study 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 holding the Certificate of General Education (Attestation) from Azerbaijan with 80% overall and 80% in any specified subjects PLUS IELTS/TOEFL are suitable for entry to the International Foundation Programme only.

Candidates with international qualifications such as A-levels, International Baccalaureate, APs and SATs may be considered for a direct entry onto our bachelor degree programmes, provided a suitable subject mix and grades are obtained.

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Applicants for a Masters degree will generally require a four-year Bachelors degree (bakalavr) or five-year specialist diploma from a recognised institution with a minimum average grade of 4 or 80%  PLUS an IELTS/TOEFL qualification can be considered suitable for entry to a Postgraduate Taught programme at Aston. 

Applicants for a research degree programme will generally require a Masters degree from a recognised institution with a minimum average of 80%, 80%  PLUS and IELTS/TOEFL qualification.

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. 

Applicants for PhD or MPhil programmes should have a magistr in addition to a bakalavr or specialist diploma
 PLUS an IELTS/TOEFL qualification. 

All PhD applicants need to contact the research groups direct with their individual research proposal. Find out more on Aston's Postgraduate research pages

Yuliya Whittem

Yuliya Whittem

Senior International Officer 

Yuliya can help you with your enquiries and advise you on the application process. You can also get in touch with our local agents  in Azerbaijan, 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.

For confirmation and if you have any queries contact:

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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