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Aston University, Birmingham is reputable for Business, Technology, Building & Surverying, Pharmacy and Medical-Related subjects. It’s one of the few universities that offer Audiology and Optometry. In 2018/19, the University saw the opening of its Medical School, further enhancing its provision in the area of medicine and allied professions. The University believes that work placement is key to improve graduates’ employability. Today all courses in Aston University come with a placement year or a placement module, allowing students to spend weeks or up to a year in paid work placement. These effort mean that Aston University enjoys the third highest placement participation rate among universities in England (HESA 2018), with 70% of students doing a year-long work placement as part of their undergraduate degrees!
The reputable Aston Business School – the most popular faculty in Aston University – makes up near half of the whole student population. Not only is it one of the few business schools that are triple accredited by AACSB, AMBA and EQUIS, Aston Business School is also regarded as a top 100 business school in the world by QS World University Rankings (2020) and a top 100 business school in Europe by Financial Times (2020). Its MBA is also rated as the top 100 MBA programmes in the world by the Economist (2021).
Featured Programmes Abstract
- BSc (Hons) Biomedical Sciences
- BSc (Hons) Healthcare Science (Audiology)
- MBChB Medicine
- BSc/MOptom (Hons) Optometry
- BSc (Hons) Business Analytics
- BSc (Hons) Data Analytics
- BSc (Hons) Marketing
- MSc Data Analytics
- MSc Marketing & Analytics
- MSc Investment Analytics
Subjects of Strength (Subject Ranking)
Medical-related Subjects (6), Building & Surveying (7), Social Policy (18), General Engineering (19), Aeronautical & Manufacturing (20), Electrical & Electronic Engineering (20), Chemical Engineering (21), Biological Sciences (23), Sociology (28), Pharmacology & Pharmacy (31), Accounting & Finance (32), Economics (33), English (33), Law (33), Politics (35), Business Studies (36), French (36), Psychology (37), Chemistry (41), Iberian Languages (Portuguese & Spanish) (43), Mathematics (48), Mechanical Engineering (49), Computer Science (56)