Postgraduate Fees

The following are the typical annual course fees for postgraduate students submitted to us by the university (Reddin Survey of University Tuition Fees 2017–2018). Always confirm individual course fees with the university.

Type of Course Taught Postgraduate
Classroom £5,450
Mixed £5,700
Laboratory £7,500
Clinical -
Teaching takes place in a classroom or ordinary lecture theatre. Subjects with classroom teaching might include history, maths and philosophy.
Subjects taught in classrooms and laboratories, such as languages.
Much of the teaching may take place in a laboratory and includes biology, chemistry and physics.
Dentistry, medicine and veterinary medicine are the clinical subjects.

Bursaries and Scholarships

  • The university awards its most talented MBAs with scholarships of up to £10,000 to support them on their way to becoming a future business leader or entrepreneur.
  • Please refer to the university website for details of scholarships.


  • Aston University Graduate School provides a supportive environment for research students across the university.
  • The Graduate School is responsible for maintaining the Quality Assurance of research studies and the development of training in core research and transferable skills.

What do Postgraduate Students Study?

2,443 postgraduate students in 2015–16:

Mode of study

  • Full Time 53%
  • Part Time 47%


  • UK 59%
  • EU 10%
  • Other 31%

Numbers of Students by Subject Area

Subject Research Taught Total
Business & administrative studies 80 1055 1135
Subjects allied to medicine 110 420 530
Education 0 190 190
Engineering & technology 60 110 170
Social studies 10 100 110
Languages 15 75 90
Biological sciences 0 70 70
Computer science 10 45 55
Mathematical sciences 10 5 10
Physical sciences 10 0 10
Medicine & dentistry 5 0 5
Law 0 5 5

Figures are rounded to the nearest five.

Postgraduate Courses

Type of Qualification:

Mode of study: