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Big leap for Aston in MBA and masters rankings

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12 April 2017

  • Aston University gets 11 postgraduate degrees ranked amongst the UK’s best, all making the top 15 in the country.
  • Aston MBA rated the 5th best course in the UK.
  • International Management nudges forward to become the 3rd highest ranked course in the UK.

Aston University had 11 degree courses ranked amongst the best in the sixth annual Eduniversal Masters Ranking – up from seven in the previous year.

For the first time the full-time Aston MBA has made the list and is rated the 5th best course in the UK, as well as 26th in Europe. In addition, MSc International Business has nudged forward one rank to 3rd in the UK, as well as 24th in Europe.

Eduniversal identifies and promotes the academic strengths across a range of institutions. The Eduniversal Best Masters Ranking is a source of information, most commonly used by prospective students and companies to identify the quality of a school/university, its programs and its graduates. Eduniversal classifies and highlights global Masters and MBA programs which prepare and graduate the most competent students into the global workforce.

For the full list, see below:

 

European ranking

UK ranking

Full-time MBA

26th

5th

Information Systems Management

21st

3rd

International Management

24th

3rd

Business Intelligence, Knowledge and Security Management

19th

4th

Engineering and Project Management

30th

6th

Human Resources Management

40th

12th

Financial Markets

22nd

6th

Marketing

45th

11th

Sustainable Development and Environmental Management

27th

7th

Entrepreneurship

35th

5th

Supply Chain and Logistics

45th

8th


Professor Helen Higson, Provost and Deputy Vice Chancellor of Aston University, said:
“I am delighted to see that more of our masters degree courses are being recognised by Eduniversal. This result will assure those thinking of postgraduate study at Aston that we deliver a first class study experience which prepares students for success in an increasingly competitive global workforce.”

ENDS

Notes to the editor

Founded in 1895 and a University since 1966, Aston University has been always been a force for change. For more than 50 years the University has been transforming lives through pioneering research, innovative teaching and graduate employability success. Aston is renowned for its opportunity enabler through broad access and inspiring academics, providing education that is applied and has real impact on all areas of society, business and industry. True to Aston’s Coat of Arms which bears the word ‘Forward’, in 2016 Aston recently held a year-long anniversary celebration to recognise its heritage and achievements, but with a focus to drive forward the next stage in the University’s exciting journey. www.aston.ac.uk/50

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