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Aston Business School is internationally recognised by top accrediting bodies and independent rankings for the quality of teaching and the employability of our graduates.

TEF ranking
Aston University has ranked Gold for outstanding student satisfaction with teaching in the government's Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF).
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Aston's triple accredited Online MBA has been ranked 12th in the world in the QS Distance/Online MBA Ranking 2017.
The Economist Masters in Management Ranking
MSc International Business is ranked 7th in the UK and 33rd in the world by The Economist’s Masters in Management rankings.

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Aston Business School has had 10 postgraduate programmes ranked in the Eduniversal Best Masters Ranking 2017.
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CEO Magazine ranked Aston's MBA as one of the best in the world in the Global MBA Rankings 2017. The Executive Part-Time MBA ranked 36th in the world and the Online MBA ranked in the top 25.
Business and Management QS rankings top 150
Aston Business School has been ranked in the top 150 in the world for Business & Management by the QS World University Rankings by subject.

Accounting & Finance - QS Rankings top 200
Aston Business School has been ranked in the top 200 in the world for Accounting & Finance by the QS World University Rankings by subject.
Financial Times Masters in Management 2016
Aston Business School’s International Business MSc ranks 85th in the world in FT’s Masters in Management rankings, and 14th in the UK.
Masters in Finance 2018 ABS rankings
Aston Business School’s MSc in Investment Analysis was ranked 14th in the UK in the Financial Times Masters in Finance rankings.

Eduniversal Business School Rankings 2016
Aston Business School ranked 11th in the UK in the Eduniversal 2016 Business School Ranking and 4th highest in Western Europe for ‘significant international excellence’.
QS Stars
Aston Business School is part of an exclusive group of UK institutions with a five star rating for excellence in teaching, employability, innovation, facilities, inclusiveness and internationalisation.
THE World Rankings
Aston Business School has been ranked 94th in the world and is in the UK top 15 for Business & Economics.

ACCA Accreditation
MSc Accounting & Finance is fully accredited by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA).
BPS accreditation
MSc Work Psychology and Business is a British Psychological Society (BPS) accredited postgraduate programme in Occupational Psychology (Stage 1).
CIPD Accreditation
MSc Human Resource Management and Business is fully accredited by the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD), and meets the requirements of the CIPD Level 7 Advanced Diploma in HR.

Small Business Charter

We are a Small Business Charter holding business school, one of only four business schools nationally to have been awarded this at Gold level. This demonstrates exceptional dedication to helping improve links with and support the small business community.

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.