Aston Business School

Aston University

Business and Management

Suitable for graduates of all disciplines, this dynamic programme is a fantastic platform to launch your career. You'll benefit from a detailed insight into many areas of business, from strategy to operations and from marketing to people management. You'll also gain key leadership and management skills. By the end of the course, you'll be equipped to go into a variety of roles for a range of organisations, including international companies and those operating in the third sector. The course will provide you with a clear understanding of modern business practices. It will develop your analytical and critical-thinking skills, allowing you to solve complex commercial problems and identify and deliver successful business strategy. Other skills you will develop include interpreting financial statements, developing marketing and pricing strategies, and understanding strategy and innovation processes. We'll teach you the fundamental principles as well as the latest concepts in management. As well as this theoretical background, our emphasis on applied learning will help you to develop your leadership skills in practise. With a wide selection of optional modules, this course provides you with opportunity to tailor your studies to suit your interests or professional ambitions. You'll be able to gain advanced-level understanding of subject areas, including finance, marketing, human resource and entrepreneurship. Whatever career path you're looking to take, we can help you get on the right track. We're part of an elite group of business schools thanks to our triple accreditation from AACSB, EQUIS and AMBA. We can help to enhance your career prospects, boost your earning potential and set you on the pathway for a successful, rewarding career. We boast a strong reputation and an impressive track-record for student satisfaction, teaching quality and employability. Our recent graduates have gone onto to secure roles with prestigious international organisations, including Deloitte, Rolls Royce and Lloyds TSB. The Professional Development Programme (PDP) is an integrated module which runs throughout your course. Focusing on professional development and employability, this module gives you the opportunity to identify, develop and apply the key skills you will gain throughout the year. You'll have the opportunity to develop your academic skills, build a portfolio of professional business skills, or study abroad at one of our international partners, undertake an internship placement in the UK, or overseas, or get involved in a global business challenge simulation. You can choose to study this course as part of our double degree programme.  Study abroad and internship opportunities available Postgraduate Live Chat Wednesday 6 February 2019, 14:00 - 15:00 Postgraduate Open Day Wednesday 30 January 2019, 14:00 - 18:00

Entry requirements

MSc: A good UK Honours degree (minimum lower 2nd class) or equivalent overseas degree recognised by Aston University; 2 professional references (at least 1 must be from an academic referee); a completed application form; for international students: an official academic transcript of grades (in English). Students whose native language is not English will also need to satisfy our English language requirements Pre-sessional English language programmes are available for good applicants whose English qualification falls just short of these requirements.

Assessment methods

You will be assessed through a mixture of examinations and coursework. The taught element of the course is then complemented by a substantial piece of research leading to the completion of a dissertation. You should ensure that your choice of elective modules is consistent with your intended dissertation topic area.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2019 10,400 per Year 1 (EU) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 18,450 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 10,400 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 10,400 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 10,400 per Year 1 (England) 1 Years
MSc Full-time September 2019 10,400 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Site B4 7ET West Midlands

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Key information

Contact: 
Postgraduate Admissions (Central)
Telephone number: 
01212043200