Entrepreneurs study at Aston

At Aston University, we want our students to have an entrepreneurial mindset that can change the businesses or professions of their future career.

We are a university that trains business leaders, works with businesses and researches the innovative and entrepreneurial behaviour of firms and individuals.

If you want to be an entrepreneur, Aston is the place for you.

Scholarship for postgraduate students

The Aston Enterprise Scholarship offers a full scholarship (100% reduction in tuition fees) to study a one-year master's beginning in September 2020. It includes a range of support to start your own business after you graduate, including support from experienced business mentors.

To apply, upload a video of your idea for a new business.

Apply now >

Scholarship for undergraduate students

The Product Design Enterprise Scholarship is for our new MSci Design, Enterprise and Innovation beginning in September 2020. It offers 25% reduction in tuition fees for four years of the course, combining enterprise and product design.

To apply, upload a video of your design idea to improve plastics use.

Apply now >

How to apply for the Aston Enterprise Scholarship

Watch for tips on how to to create a business idea.

How to turn an idea into a business

Watch for tips on what you need to consider when you are starting your business.

How to be entrepreneurial in design

Watch for examples of how design innovation has changed culture and built successful businesses

Shivang Mehra: How I became an entrepreneur

Watch how an Aston graduate founded sportswear brand Kryjer with support from BSEEN, a graduate programme for entrepreneurs.

What is entrepreneurship?

Watch for what it means to be an entrepreneur, the different types of entrepreneurs, and why Birmingham is a great place to start a business.

Mike Bandar: How I became an entrepreneur

Watch how an Aston graduate founded digital business Turn Partners and how the placement year grew his entrepreneurial skills.