Aston University

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About the institution

Aston University is based on a campus on the edge of Birmingham city centre. Aston is ranked 12th in the UK for graduate employability by QS rankings. Most students at Aston complete a placement year or a year abroad as part of their degree and free language tuition is available to all first year undergraduate students. Aston Business School is among the top 1% of business schools in the world and Aston Medical School will welcome its first undergraduate students in September 2017.

Key facts (HESA 2013/14)

All students: 
10,985
Male UG students: 
52%
Female UG students: 
48%
Full-time students: 
93%
Under 21 on entry: 
85%
International: 
19%
Undergraduate: 
74%
Student-staff ratio: 
16.0
Average UCAS tariff: 
368.9

Degree classifications class of 2014 (HESA 2013/14)

First: 24%
2.1: 51%
2.2: 21%
Pass: 4%

Employability class of 2014 (DLHE 2013/14)

88%
In work or further study 6 months after graduation
62%
In professional employment 6 months after graduation
21,000
Median salary UK domiciled in FT employment
UCAS code: 
A80
Aston Triangle Birmingham Birmingham
Postcode: 
B4 7ET
Telephone number: 
0121 204 3000

Guardian university guide rank

29

out of 119

Times university guide rank

33

out of 128


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