Aston Business School

Aston University

Aston Business School

The institution

At Aston Business School it’s our ambition to help you make the most of yours.

Our MSc and MBA portfolio has been designed in close partnership with business and industry in the UK and internationally, giving you an ideal platform on which to build you future career. Impressive accreditation, a worldwide reputation and staff who can pass on the benefit of genuine commercial experience will enhance your prospects and progression.

Our course structures enable you to gain the skillsets needed to succeed in today’s competitive workplace, such as negotiation, communication, leadership, teamwork and innovative thinking. It is skills such as these that keep our graduates highly sought after by some of the world’s leading organisations. Innovative, grounded and relevant, the breadth of courses and diversity of the student community will give you a rounded, international perspective, making you ready for life at the forefront of business.

Postgraduate study

Our specialist range of MSc programmes combine industry relevant teaching with a range of career boosting added benefits designed to make you stand out from the crowd. Services available to our students include:

  • Dedicated MSc careers advisor
  • On campus job fairs
  • Exchange programmes
  • Postgraduate internships
  • Mentoring schemes
  • Language tuition programmes

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

The Aston MBA draws on our world-leading research in international business and our global network of corporate connections to transform you into a dynamic and agile business leader. Having recently been ranked 1st in the UK and 2nd in the world for return on investment by The Economist Good Value MBA’s 2014 the Aston MBA is an intensive programme that immerses students into the principles of strategic thinking in a business context. The MBA is available full time or online.

MBA Office:
Tel: 44 (0)121 204 3100


For more than 60 years, we have conducted pioneering research into contemporary business and management issues, making us one of the most firmly established research based Business Schools in the UK.

We are committed to generating research that makes a sustainable difference to people, organisations and economies; central to our mission is the determination to deliver impact. We work in collaboration with industry, the public sector and the academic community to develop new research initiatives, with a particular focus on applied research that contributes to business excellence, policy and sustainable economic growth and development.

Our researchers work with businesses to develop tools and interventions that deliver tangible commercial benefits and make a lasting contribution to their success. Aston is the second largest provider of Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTPs) in the West Midlands, and 12th largest in the UK.


As an Aston student you’ll get the best of both worlds: a green, well-equipped, friendly campus in the heart of the vibrant city of Birmingham. The multi-million pound newly developed Aston Student Villages provide on-campus accommodation and with our entire social, support and academic facilities based on campus, you will never have far to go.

Campus living comes with access to top class facilities and all the social benefits of a thriving student community. Benefits of campus life include:

  • 24/7 access to modern IT and computing facilities, campus wide wireless internet
  • A well-equipped library open 7 days a week and 24hours a day during exam periods
  • A modern sports centre including 75 station gym, large aerobics room, indoor and outdoor all weather sports pitches, 25m pool and steam room

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Key information

Aston Business School
Aston Triangle
B4 7ET
Telephone number: 
0121 204 3200