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MBA programme at Aston Business School among the top 100 in the world

MBA programme at Aston Business School among the top 100 in the world
21 September 2010

Once again, Aston Business School’s flagship full-time MBA programme has secured a position in the top 100 business schools in the world. This year it has been ranked at number 74.

This ranking, featured in The Economist Which MBA 2010 league table, is further proof of Aston Business School’s world-class status.

In the UK, the MBA programme has been placed in 13th place.

Professor Michael West, Executive Dean at Aston Business School, said:

“This latest ranking is further proof of the high esteem in which Aston Business School’s MBA programme is held worldwide. It demonstrably improves the career prospects of all those who choose to embark on this challenging, but rewarding programme, and in a difficult economic climate and tough jobs market, it is important for our MBA alumni to know that they can compete for the top jobs worldwide.”


This year’s ranking is the ninth published by The Economist.

Separately, the Financial Times’ latest Masters in Management survey has placed Aston Business School’s MSc in International Business in fifth place in the UK and 39th place in the world.

Aston Business School has particular strengths in graduate employability and career progression, and is well known for the diversity of its student body and faculty.
There are approximately 7,622 business schools in the world, 766 in Europe and 102 in the UK.

For more information on Aston Business School’s rankings, please contact Katy Barry, Postgraduate Alumni Relations Officer at Aston Business School, on 0121 204 4556 or email k.l.barry@aston.ac.uk

For all media enquiries, please contact Dhiren Katwa, Press Officer at Aston Business School, on 0121 204 4954 or email d.katwa1@aston.ac.uk





Notes to Editors

  1. Aston Business School is one of the most successful business schools in Europe, committed to lead and enable transformation through teaching, research and through supporting and influencing organisations and their leaders.

  2. Aston Business School holds prestigious accreditation for its MBA programmes from the Association of MBAs (AMBA) – this gives the programme international credibility and recognises the excellent quality of teaching and research on the programme.

  3. Aston Business School is among 1% of business schools worldwide which has triple accreditation from the Association of MBAs (AMBA), Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) and EQUIS.

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