Recently ranked 2nd in the UK for teaching quality

Established to meet the needs of a new generation of students who either want to access alternative routes into higher education.

Aston University offers a variety of pathways for students from the UK and abroad to reach their potential.

Foundation Programmes (Home / EU Students)

Home or EU students not holding the appropriate grades or subject mix for entry to the first year of a degree programme can study a one year foundation programme to gain guaranteed direct access to most courses.

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International Foundation Programmes

International students with qualifications that don't gain direct access to undergraduate study can study a one year foundation programme to gain guaranteed progression to the undergraduate degree programme of their choice.

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