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Why choose the Aston MBA?

Reasons to choose the Aston MBA

The Aston MBA is the next chapter in your career. Whether your ambition is to lead in international organisations or start something closer to home, the course will hone your strategic thinking, preparing you for a career at the forefront of business.


Join the ranks

Aston Business School is consistently recognised by the world’s most prominent rankings as being at the forefront of business education:

Triple Accredited
Aston is ranked in the top 1% of Business Schools worldwide with triple accreditation from AMBA, AACSB and EQUIS.
Rated Gold for Teaching Excellence
We have been awarded Gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF, 2017).
One of the world's top MBAs
The Aston MBA is one of the world's top MBAs (Tier 1) in CEO Magazine Global MBA Ranking 2017.
5th in the UK
Our Full-Time MBA is ranked 5th in the UK and 26th in Europe in the Eduniversal Best Masters Ranking (2017).


MBA global top 40
The Executive MBA is ranked in the top 40 in the world by CEO Magazine Global MBA Rankings (2017).
Top 10 in the world
We are a top 10 University in Online MBAs Global MBA Rankings (CEO Magazine 2016).
Top 20 in the world
Our Online MBA is ranked 12th in the world (QS Distance Online MBA Rankings 2017).
5 QS stars for excellence
Awarded 5 QS stars for teaching, facilities, innovation, employability, inclusiveness, and internationalisation.

More than an MBA

Get more from your MBA at Aston. We offer a variety of added benefits to ensure that you get the most out of your time with us.

Get the Aston Edge

Sharpen your thinking with a personal development programme designed and delivered by professors and practitioners in behavioural science. The Aston Edge is our way of training you for the more elusive, social and personal side of business. 

MBA alumni mentoring programme

To help you reflect on your learning, you have the opportunity to be partnered with an Aston MBA graduate mentor. Your mentor will have an essential role during your time at Aston, acting as a sounding board and feeding into your studies. 

MBA careers support

Our comprehensive career management programme led by Aston MBA’s dedicated careers consultant, Paul Schoonenberg is designed to boost your employability and help you take the next step, whether that’s in a new role, a change of career or launching a start-up. 


MBA study abroad
Take advantage of a wide range of opportunities for international travel and study as part of your MBA programme. You can study abroad as part of a summer programme, a term abroad or even gain an additional masters as part of our prestigious Double Degree programme.
Start-up business support MBA
We provide dedicated business start-up support and leadership management training for entrepreneurs through programmes such as BSEEN, a start-up incubator based on campus. You'll receive a grant to get your business going, a space to work from and a training boot camp to give you the skills you need to launch your business idea.
MA flexible study

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


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