Aston Business School

Aston University

Aston Business School has an established global reputation for offering a unique educational experience producing skilled and employable graduates.

We provide high quality education and are among the elite 1% of business schools worldwide with triple accreditation from AMBA, AACSB and EQUIS. We put you at the heart of what we do; to provide a truly transformational learning experience. We develop future leaders, encouraging you to be the best you can be, and to be an inspiration to others.

MSc, GDL & LLM Open Days

Our Open Days are a great opportunity to find out more about Aston, our programmes and to meet current staff and students. You can register here.

Why Aston Business School?

Aston Business School is an inspirational learning community, which seeks to develop individual and organisational creative wisdom. We instil a winning business approach into all students, enabling you to take full control of your future career. Our vision is to encourage aspiration through inspiration, and by building and developing leadership skills we shape the most enterprising global leaders of the future.

Aston is ranked highly for quality of teaching, learning and career progression, as well as consistently attaining much higher than average student satisfaction scores.

Aston Business School has a truly international environment with more than 50 nationalities represented on the MSc programmes; working together you will develop the essential skills required to become a global leader. 

Aston Business School MSc Programmes: "We'll go to great lengths to help your career go further"

Our MSc portfolio has been created in close partnership with global business leaders giving you the ideal platform on which to build your future career. Aston's portfolio of MSc programmes provides a stimulating learning environment which helps students gain the knowledge and skills required to develop a successful career in their chosen area.

An important element of our MSc programmes is our focus on transferable business skills (such as negotiation, communication, leadership, teamwork and innovative thinking), giving you the edge to succeed in today's competitive workplace. 

Recognised by The Research Assessment Exercise (RAE) we are at the cutting edge of research, ensuring that you are always at the forefront of your subject area.

Download your prospectus here.

Career Advancement

A dedicated MSc Careers Advisor will help you find, and capitalise on, career opportunities. Your careers advisor will not only help you make contact with employers but will also help with strategic career planning, networking and the skills needed to be succesful in the global job market. The latter includes CV development, application form completion, interview preparation, psychometric assessment and assessment centres.

Many of our graduates enter general management roles, whilst others with specialised degrees such as finance or HRM move towards roles closely related to their Masters subject.

We were recently ranked third for careers in the FT Masters in Management rankings. 

Award and Accreditation - Rankings

There are more than 13,700 business schools in the world. Aston Business School is among 1% of business schools worldwide with triple accreditation.

Postgraduate Rankings

The main postgraduate rankings exercises in which ABS participates are the Financial Times (FT) Masters in Management, Financial Times (FT) Global Full-Time MBA and The Economist Which MBA Ranking. In addition, we also appear in a number of listings and profiles.

Financial Times Masters in Management Ranking 2011
5th in the UK 
29th in Europe 
31st in the world 
3rd in the UK and 4th in the world for careers 

Financial Times Global MBA Ranking 2012
12th in the UK 
22nd in Europe 
91st in the world 
16th in the world for value for money 

Aston MBA: "You're ready, the world is waiting"

The Aston MBA is designed for individuals who have already made their mark in business to reach their true potential, transforming them into influential business leaders on the international stage. Prospects, salaries and career progression can be drastically improved through a world-class teaching programme, underpinned by exceptional academic research and well-developed links across business and industry.

Study in one of Europe's top Business schools and see the results of an Aston MBA for yourself:

  • Significantly improve your career progression
  • Enhance your global employability with our dedicated skills workshops
  • Acquire valuable practical management skills
  • Build your future business networks
  • Study at one of only 1% of business schools worldwide with triple accreditation.

The Aston MBA is a world-class qualification designed for experienced managers from a wide variety of backgrounds and professions.

Study modes

The MBA programme has several study modes; Full-time MBA, Executive MBA (Part-time) and Online MBA.

Our Online MBA is supported by a sophisticated but easy to use Virtual Learning Environment (VLE).

The VLE offers a platform where linked readings and audio/visual presentations, discussion forums, webinars, videos and group activities make for a rich and exciting learning experience.

For more details about the Aston MBA, please see our website:

Additional Aston Business School Programmes:

In addition to the MSc and MBA programmes, Aston Business School also offers research programmes such as DBA, PhD, MPhil and MSc by research.

For more details about the Postgraduate programmes at Aston Business School please see our website:


Aston Business School Website:


Postgraduate Admissions Office
Tel: 44 (0)121 204 3200


MBA Office
Tel: 44 (0)121 204 3100

  • Course and Career Counselling services
  • Special enrolment and orientation
  • Halal food
  • International student clubs and associations
  • On-campus accommodation
  • On campus medical facilities
  • Religious Facilities - Christianity
  • Religious Facilities - combined facilities
  • Religious Facilities - Muslim prayer rooms
  • Social Activities
  • Special English language
  • Sporting facilities
  • Sporting facilities - variety of clubs
  • Sporting facilities - Gym
  • Sporting facilities - Swimming pool
  • Sporting facilities - Team sports
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