Why choose the Aston MBA?

Reasons to choose the Aston MBA

The Aston MBA is an intensive programme designed for professionals who have already made their mark in business and are ready to take their careers to the next level.

It draws on our world-leading 
business research and our global network of corporate connections to transform you into a dynamic and agile business leader.

Our programme enables you to gain a critical perspective on your own management style and the insight to move your career forward, giving you new skills, opportunities and connections. 

We work with you to increase your 
capabilities and maximise your performance, equipping you with the knowledge and confidence to make decisions from a global perspective and giving you the edge you need to succeed in a competitive world.


MBA Flexible study options

We offer a choice of pathways to enable you to combine your MBA studies with your professional and personal commitments: 

  • 12 month Full-time
  • 30 month Executive
  • 24 month Online

All modes of study are fully accredited and lead to the full Aston MBA award. 

MBA triple accredited
We are in the top one per cent of business schools worldwide with triple accreditation from AMBA, AACSB and EQUIS, the leading accreditation bodies for business schools in the UK, USA and Europe. 
MBA world leading
100 per cent of our business research achieved 3* and 4* impact in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework, the system for assessing the quality of research in UK higher education institutions. We were rated in the top 100 higher education institutions in the world for Business and Management Studies in the QS World University Rankings 2015.


MBA top for enterprise
We are one of only three business schools in the UK to receive the Small Business Charter Award Gold Level for demonstrating exceptional dedication to supporting the small business community.
Most rewarding MBA
Our full-time MBA was ranked 1st in the UK and 2nd in the world for return on investment by The Economist
(Good-value MBAs 2014).
Globally recognised MBA
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.