higher education institution in United Kingdom.
Aston University - Description
Aston University is ranked 18th out of all 113 UK Universities in the Guardian Good University Guide 2009, above many of the 20 Russell Group Universities, and is a high quality choice for postgraduate study. Our Masters in Management Programmes (Aston Business School) are ranked 3rd in the UK and 18th in the World in the 2008 Financial Times Masters rankings (September 2008). Aston is also consistently ranked amongst the UK?s top Universities for Graduate Level Employment, for postgraduates and undergraduates. We have over 1,500 postgraduate students from more than 80 countries (8,500 students in total) located on a self contained green campus in the centre of Birmingham, the UK?s second largest city. The Aston University campus has extensive study, research, social, student support and accommodation facilities with a campus accommodation guarantee scheme for first year postgraduate students. Aston offers a wide range of MSc, MA, MBA and PhD research programmes in the following areas. Aston Business School Engineering and Applied Science Life and Health Sciences Languages and Social Sciences Part Time as well as Full Time study is available for most programmes with Distance Learning also available for selected subjects including the Aston MBA and TESOL/TESP programmes.
Bachelor - Aston University
Founded in 1895, Aston is an established, "old" University known for world class Teaching Quality and Research and a Graduate Employment record that is consistently amongst the best in the UK - ranked 9th out of all 120 Universities in the UK for graduate employment in 2008-2009 by the Sunday Times. Aston is also consistenly ranked in the UK's top 20 or 30 in The Times and Complete University Guide rankings, above many Russell Group Universities. All of the University's academic, social and accommodation facilities are based on our attractive, self contained green Campus, right in the centre of Birmingham, one of Europe's liveliest and welcoming cities. We are proud of our close-knit, safe and friendly campus atmosphere which provides the perfect environment for academic success and a fantastic social life. Around 70% of our students take Sandwich or Year Abroad programmes providing excellent experience integrated into their degrees. Over 20% of our students are from outside the UK providing a truly international experience. With around 9,000 students at the University our students benefit from being part of an academic and social community large enough to be lively and diverse but small enough so as not to feel overwhelming. We...