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Aston University has a global reputation for producing employable graduates. Its postgraduate courses have been specifically designed to equip students' for their future career, with many integrating work experience.

Postgraduate Student Statistics

2,767 postgraduate students in 2017–18

Mode of study

  • Full Time 58%
  • Part Time 42%

Domicile

  • UK 59%
  • EU 9%
  • Other 33%

Numbers of Students by Subject Area

Subject Research Taught Total
Business & Management Studies 80 900 980
Accounting & Finance 0 285 285
Other 120 125 240
Education 0 205 205
Pharmacology & Pharmacy 5 195 200
Marketing 0 120 120
Psychology 0 110 110
General Engineering 10 95 105
Anatomy & Physiology 15 70 85
Politics 0 70 70
Electrical & Electronic Engineering 30 25 55
Computer Science 25 25 55
Biological Sciences 0 45 45
Linguistics 10 25 35
Ophthalmics 10 25 35
Economics 0 25 25
Sociology 10 10 20
Mechanical Engineering 5 15 20
Aural & Oral Sciences 0 15 15
Chemical Engineering 10 0 10
Mathematics 10 0 10
English 5 10 10
Chemistry 10 0 10
Aeronautical & Manufacturing Engineering 0 10 10
Social Policy 0 5 5
Librarianship & Information Management 0 5 5
Medicine 5 0 5
Law 0 5 5

Figures are rounded to the nearest five.

Postgraduate Tuition Fees

The following are the typical annual course fees for postgraduate students submitted to us by the university (Reddin Survey of University Tuition Fees 2018–2019). Always confirm individual course fees with the university.

Type of Course Taught Postgraduate (£)
Classroom 6,500
Mixed 7,600
Laboratory 9,250
Clinical -
Classroom
Teaching takes place in a classroom or ordinary lecture theatre. Subjects with classroom teaching might include history, maths and philosophy.
Mixed
Subjects taught in classrooms and laboratories, such as languages.
Laboratory
Much of the teaching may take place in a laboratory and includes biology, chemistry and physics.
Clinical
Clinical subjects can include dentistry, medicine and veterinary medicine.

Bursaries and Scholarships

  • Please refer to the university website for further details of scholarships.

Accommodation for Postgraduate Students

  • The university guarantees accommodation to the first 200 postgraduate applicants for their first year of study, providing they fulfil the following criteria: they apply as a full-time student for the full academic year and accept their conditional offer, they have obtained the required qualifications and have paid their course deposit.