Aston University
Aston University
This online event is designed to give Y12 & 13 students an insight into what it's like to study Maths and Engineering courses at Aston. at Aston University

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Mathematics and Engineering Taster (Online)

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Event Summary:

This online event is designed to give Y12 & 13 students an insight into what it's like to study Maths and Engineering courses at Aston.

Full Event Details:

Wednesday 10th June 2020

This event is for Year 12 & 13 students who are interested in studying Maths or Engineering at university.

Students will be able to access short video tasters in Maths, Product Design and Engineering. All tasters will be sent to via email so students can watch and re-watch them in their own time, and they will be complete with narration and an interactive activity you can try at home. There will also be an opportunity for students to send in any questions they have for Aston academics about the courses.

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Bookings by Teachers for Key Stage 5 (Students aged 16-18)


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Institution Profile:

Aston, a research-led University, was founded in 1895. It has been recognised as a University since 1966 and is renowned for its excellent teaching quality and significant ties to industry, government and commerce. Based in the centre of Birmingham, it boasts a 40 acre-campus with academic, social and accommodation facilities. The University’s student population of just over 8,800 comes from more than 120 countries.

This University is dedicated to superior education with innovative programmes. The five main areas of study at the University are Aston Business School; the School of Engineering and Applied Science; the School of Languages and Social Sciences; the School of Life and Health Sciences; and Interdisciplinary Studies.

Academic strengths

The University is committed to providing high quality, innovative programmes, which meet the needs of the professional world and prepare you for a challenging and rewarding career. Aston University is consistently highly ranked in various league/rankings tables.

The following subject areas have been assessed by the Quality Assurance Agency (QAA) as Excellent (marks over 22 out of 24): business and management; biological sciences; French; German; optometry; pharmacy; and psychology.

Most of our bachelor’s degrees offer you the choice to study on sandwich courses, which include a paid work placement or a study year at a partner institution. The work placement provides the opportunity to put knowledge into practice whilst gaining valuable professional experience to enhance your employment prospects.

Aston Graduates are highly sought after by many major international companies, and the University is consistently at the top of the league tables for graduate employment.

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