4 year with integrated placement year / 3 year course without integrated placement year option only available for non-EU students
UCAS Code: N420
BBB – standard offer
BBC (with EPQ or Core maths minimum grade B)
BCC (Contextual offer)*
IB: 31 points overall in the IB diploma with 5,5,5 at HL. Minimum score of 5 in Maths at Standard level.
BTEC, Access & other:
BTEC Extended Diploma DDD – standard offer.
BTEC Extended Diploma DDM – Contextual offer.
We accept the QAA-recognised Access Diploma which must consist of 45 credits at Level 3. You must obtain a minimum of 30 distinction and the rest must be at merit or distinction. Please note that we do not accept the English and Maths components within the Access qualification and you must meet the GCSE entry requirement.
5 GCSE grades A*/9 – C/4 to include:
GCSE Maths – grade B/5
GCSE English Language OR English Literature – grade C/4
Please note that General Studies does not contribute towards the UCAS points requirement but is welcomed as an additional qualification.
View our Admissions Policy.
Whilst the grades listed here are our entry requirements, we understand that predicted grades are only an estimate. We will therefore consider applicants with predicted grades that fall below these entry requirements if the application is of a high standard (however, initial offers will not be lower than stated above).
Entry onto our Foundation Year maybe offered as an alternative to the degree course if lower entry grades are achieved.
*For details on our Aston Ready contextual offer scheme, please see here.
Tuition fees: £9,250 (£1,250 during placement year) for UK/EU students. £15,600* (£2,500 during placement year) for International students (2020/21). More on fees
Tuition fees are reviewed annually and may increase in subsequent years in line with inflation linked to the Retail Price Index (RPI) to take account of the University’s increased costs of delivering the Programme. When undertaking a placement year a placement year fee applies.
The information contained on this website details the typical entry requirements for this course for the most commonly offered qualifications. Applicants with alternative qualifications may wish to enquire with the relevant admissions teams prior to application whether or not their qualifications are deemed acceptable. For less commonly encountered qualifications this will be judged on a case-by-case basis in consultation with the academic admissions tutor.
Applicants whose first language is not English will be required to provide evidence of an English language qualification. Find out more about our English language requirements.
For more information about qualifications view our Aston in your country webpage.
International students can enter at Year 2 of this course having completed an undergraduate year one programme at the required academic level with these approved teaching partners: