Aston University • Birmingham, United Kingdom
Aston University was founded in 1895, with it being an university since 1966, is a research-led university. It is one of the smallest public research universities in the UK. Aston University is based in the city centre of Birmingham. About 11 000 students are following undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes at Aston. The institution has four different schools- Aston Business School (ABS), School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (EAS), School of Languages and Social Studies (LSS) and the School of Life and Health Sciences (LHS). ABS and LHS are internationally-renowned, international students make up an important part of the student body. In order to get admitted to any of the undergraduate degree courses at Aston University, prospective students need to apply through the UCAS. Aston is ranked within the top 35 universities in all university ranking tables. It is especially known for its high employability ranking which attracts students from diverse backgrounds, making studying at Aston a multinational experience. Graduates usually find employment within six months upon graduation. The MBA programme has established itself among the best worldwide. The Master (MSc) courses at Aston Business School were ranked 12th by Financial Times which makes it one of the leading 50 business schools in Europe.