Aston Business School's reputation for offering world-class MBA programmes extends far beyond the UK; it is globally recognised in various rankings and league tables, including QS, CEO Magazine and more.

Here are some of the rankings we are proud of:

CEO Magazine

2024 CEO Magazine MBA rankings have placed Aston University as a Tier One Global MBA institution 

  • Ranked 35th globally in 2024 CEO Magazine and placing the University as the fifth highest ranked UK institution for online MBA programmes.
  • Ranked 40th globally in 2024 CEO Magazine, Aston University is now the second highest ranked UK institution for executive MBA courses.

QS Online MBA Rankings

  • Ranked 49th in the world and 18th in Europe for ‘employability’ (QS Online MBA Rankings, 2024).
  • Ranked 65th in the world and 24th in Europe overall for ‘Online MBA’ (QS Online MBA Rankings, 2024).

Eduniversal Best Masters Rankings

  • Ranked 1st in the UK and 24th in the world for ‘MBA – Part-time’ (Eduniversal Best Masters Rankings, 2024).
  • Ranked 4th in the UK and 19th in Europe for ‘MBA – Full-time’ (Eduniversal Best Masters Rankings, 2024).
  • Ranked 6th in the UK and 40th in Europe for ‘MBA - Executive’ (Eduniversal Best Masters Rankings, 2024).

Global Ranking of Academic Subjects (ShaghaiRanking, 2023)

  • Ranked 35th in the world for 'business administration'.
  • Ranked 13th in the UK for ‘business administration’.
  • Ranked among the top 5 non-Russell Group universities in the UK for ‘business administration’.
  • Ranked among the top 3 universities in the West Midlands for ‘business administration’.

QS Top 100 MBA Career Specialisation Rankings 2023 

QS, the global university rankings authority for careers and education, has ranked Aston University amongst the world's elite universities following assessment of the University's academic and employer reputation.

The QS MBA by Career Specialisation 2023 provide insight into the world's top business schools for seven different specialist areas for employment.