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.
For example all business students undertake the Business Game module and compete in teams in a computer simulation exercise that culminates in a presentation to a panel of external employers
Assessment is provided by a mix of coursework and examination.
For further information, see the programme specification
Aston Business School graduates can gain entry to the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM), Professional Series Stage 3.
In addition to this graduates can also gain exemptions from the following professional bodies:
- Association of Chartered Certified Accountants
- Association of International Accountants
Wendy joined the Marketing Group at Aston as a Teaching Fellow in September 2011. She has almost 20 years’ experience of teaching and managing a variety of marketing and business-related programmes in both Higher and Further Education. Prior to her teaching career, Wendy spent several years in the services marketing and not-for-profit sectors, also gaining an MSc in Marketing Management.
Aston Business School employs over 120 academic staff in all key areas of Business, Management, Marketing, Economics, Law, Business Psychology and Finance. In the 2008 RAE over 90% of Aston Business School research was rated as internationally significant with high levels of expertise classed as world-leading.