Aston University, Birmingham

Degree level: Postgraduate
Awarded by: Aston University

Business and Management (Taught)

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Course summary

Suitable for graduates of all disciplines, this dynamic programme is a fantastic platform to launch your career at a top business school. Aston Business School is part of an elite group of business schools thanks to our triple accreditation from AACSB, EQUIS and AMBA. You’ll benefit from a detailed insight into many areas of business, from strategy to operations and from marketing to people management. You’ll also gain key leadership and management skills. By the end of the course, you’ll be equipped to go into a variety of roles for a range of organisations, including international companies and those operating in the voluntary and community sectors. We use a variety of teaching methods to enable you to get the most from the course. There are practical activities, including simulation exercises, reflective case studies, collaborative group work, thought-provoking class discussions as well as inspiring lectures and tutorials. This allows you to explore, test and apply what you’ve learnt and gives you a deeper understanding of your subject. How will my skills develop? The course will provide you with a clear understanding of modern business practices. It will develop your analytical and critical-thinking skills, allowing you to solve complex commercial problems and identify and deliver successful business strategies. This will enable you to hit the ground running in graduate roles. You’ll learn to interpret financial statements, develop marketing and pricing strategies and understand innovation processes. In addition, you will develop an understanding of strategy processes and techniques to improve business performance. As well as enhancing your knowledge of theory, our emphasis on applied learning will help you to develop your leadership skills in practise. You’ll improve your soft skills, enabling you to effectively interact with other people in professional situations. These are key competences that employers will look for when recruiting talented graduates. You’ll study The Aston Global Advantage module which focuses on professional development and employability, helping you to apply the key skills that you will gain throughout the year. You’ll also have the opportunity to study abroad with one of our international partners, undertake an internship placement in the UK or overseas or get involved in a global business challenge simulation.

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How to apply

International applicants

An official academic transcript, with an official English translation, of your university grades to date. Students whose native language is not English will also need to satisfy our English language requirements Pre-sessional English language programmes are available for good applicants whose English qualification falls just short of these requirements. Postgraduate masters students enrolling with Aston Business School with a 5.5 in one of the four IELTS sections will be required to engage with English language tuition as part of our professional development programme, The Aston Global Advantage. There will be no extra cost to the student. For students who do not meet our minimum academic and English language requirements for this course, we offer an alternative pathway to an Aston Master’s with Kaplan International College, London. For more information about qualifications, view our Aston in your country webpage.

Entry requirements

One of the following: A good UK honours degree (minimum lower second class); Equivalent overseas degree recognised by Aston University. As well as: Two professional references – at least one must be from an academic referee; An official academic transcript of your university grades to date; A completed application form.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £21250 Year 1
England £11500 Year 1
Northern Ireland £11500 Year 1
Scotland £11500 Year 1
Wales £11500 Year 1
International £21250 Year 1

Additional fee information

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.
Business and Management at Aston University, Birmingham - UCAS