Learning & teaching
You will experience a range of teaching methods including lectures, tutorials, group-working, case studies and both individual and group presentations. Traditional teaching is supported by a virtual learning environment that is used to host a range of electronic supporting materials.
Aston University has subscriptions to both the Financial Times and The Economist, which you can benefit from whilst studying here.
You will be assessed through a mixture of examinations and coursework. The taught element of the course is then complemented by a substantial piece of research leading to the completion of a final project.
You will acquire skills in the following areas: giving presentations; team working; report writing; negotiation and IT skills. Modules taught on this MSc will enable you to develop a wide range of technical and transferable skills and knowledge highly relevant to a wide range of graduate careers where analytical, decision-making, problem-solving and planning are required.
Dr Angela Lorenz
Angela joined Aston Business School in 2013 after spending a number of years at the University of Gloucestershire teaching and developing the undergraduate, postgraduate and professional accounting curriculum. Angela qualified as a Management Accountant (CIMA) in 1999, and combines her practical experience and research interest in working with small firms in a management and decision making context with her academic experience.