Progress to
Aston University

with an International Foundation Year

Your journey starts with an NCUK Foundation Year


Aston University provides a diverse and modern setting for students hoping to study abroad in the UK.

With a triple-accredited Business School, Aston University is an excellent choice for ambitious students looking to take their first steps towards a career in the UK.

Our Foundation Year courses provide students with a guaranteed place at one of our sixteen partner universities, including Aston University.

Pathway Courses

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Engineering Foundation Year

Perfect for students who would like to study any of a range of engineering programmes after the Foundation Year.

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Business Foundation Year

The right choice for students interested in taking a business-related course after the Foundation Year.

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Humanities Foundation Year

Students who would like to progress to a degree such as Law, Journalism, Literature or Politics after the Foundation Year.

Study at Aston University

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Graduate salary

The University of Aston is ranked second in the UK for graduate salaries.

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Transport links

The University is located in the busy city of Birmingham which has excellent public transport links to the rest of the UK.

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Student support

Students can rely on the University's dedicated student support team to help them resolve any issues or queries.

Student Case Study


“I chose to study an NCUK qualification as it was a reliable and effective way of me progressing to an NCUK University.”


Yihao Wang, Aston University, BSc (Joint Honours) Business Management and Public Policy

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Find out more about your University Pathway options.

Your future at Aston University

Your journey towards studying at Aston University starts with an International Foundation Year. Gain the skills you need to progress and be guaranteed a place at prestigious universities across the UK. Watch the video to find out what it's like to study at Aston University.

Still not convinced? Here's why to study in the UK.

Aston University popular courses

Aston University is known for its excellent range of subject options spanning Business, Law and the humanities. Past students have chosen:

  • Business Management
  • Law
  • Economics
  • Pharmacy
  • Biomedical Sciences

For a full list of progression courses following our Foundation year programme, please visit the NCUK website.