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 2013

  • 5th in the UK

  • 31st in Europe
  • 35th in the world
  • 3rd in the UK and 8th in the world for careers  

View the Financial Times results table
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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  

View the Financial Times results table
View the Aston University press release 

Financial Times European Business School Ranking 2013

  • 47th in Europe

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Financial Times Masters in Finance Listing 2010

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Financial Times Online MBA Listing 2013

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Economist Which MBA Ranking 2013

  • 11th in the UK
  • 28th in Europe
  • 82nd in the World
View the Economist results table

Economist Distance-Learning MBA Rating 2010

View The Economist report

Bloomsberg Businessweek Full-Time and Part-Time MBA Profile 2012

View the Bloomsberg Businessweek Rankings and Profiles website

Eduniversal Best Masters Ranking Worldwide 2012-2013

View the Eduniversal Best Masters Website

Undergraduate Rankings
  • The Times Good University Guide 2014 – 15th for Business
  • The Complete University Guide 2015 (The Independent) – 8th for Marketing
  • The Complete University Guide 2015 (The Independent) – 18th for Business Studies & Management
  • National Student Survey 2014 – 89% overall student satisfaction


84% of ABS graduates go into employment with a further 9% continuing their education.


Business School Rankings

Eduniversal Worldwide Business Schools Ranking 2013

  • 4 Palmes - Top Business School

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QS Global 200 Business Schools Report 2013-2014

  • 50th in the World 

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QS World University Rankings by subject 2012-2013

  • Accounting and Finance - Top 150

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