Aston Business School

Aston News

Read more …

Inspiring you to be an inspiration to others

An intensive programme to immerse you into critical strategic thinking. During the year, you will enhance your leadership and management skills. Full-time MBA students become part of a diverse community of global business professionals who will learn collaboratively, sharing work experience, knowledge, business understanding and skills.

  • Intake: October
  • Duration: 12 months
  • Teaching: 100 hours of learning and 30-40 hours in class per module
  • Requirements: Compulsory study week at another top European Business School

MBA Executive MBA (Part-Time)

The Exectuve MBA (Part-Time) programme is as flexible as possible, so that working professionals can combine high-level study with a full-time career.

  • Intake: October, January and April
  • Duration: 27 months
  • Modules: Two modules per term followed by a six-month business project
  • Teaching: Three hours of lectures twice a week and six hours of private study a week per module. 100 hours of learning and 30-40 hours in class per module
  • Requirements: One compulsory study day on campus each term if you opt to study modules off campus

Online Learning

This option allows busy business professionals to fit their MBA studies around other work and life commitments. All elements of the programme can be completed in your free time, using virtual classroom materials. Coursework is submitted online and often exams can be taken in the student’s home country.

  • Intake: October and January
  • Duration: 27 months
  • Modules: Two modules per term followed by a six-month business project
  • Teaching: 100 hours of learning per module
  • Requirements: Virtual induction. Attendance on campus is therefore not required for induction.
  • Residential: Study week on campus in July of your first year. Study week at a partner institution in July for your second year.

Aston Facts

  • Aston is 1st in the UK and 5th in the World for career progression in the FT rankings
  • Aston F-T MBA students come from 20 different countries and represent 23 different nationalities
  • Aston MBA's can look forward to an average salary increase of 70%
  • You need 3 years relevant post-graduation work experience to get into Aston
  • Aston Business School has an alumni network of over 3,000 MBA's
  • Aston is the most populous British city outside London in the UK
  • 89% of Aston MBA graduates had a job and were working by the time they graduated
  • Aston has a 40 acre campus in the centre of Birmingham

About Aston Business School

facebook linkedin twitter youtube

Aston Business School is an inspirational learning community, with a vision that seeks to develop individual and organisational creative wisdom.

Aston’s vision is to encourage aspiration through inspiration, enabling students to take full control of their future careers. By building and developing leadership skills, Aston’s aim is to shape the most enterprising global leaders of the future.

Aston Business School has an established global reputation for offering a unique educational experience and is among the elite 1% of worldwide business schools with triple accreditation from AMBA, AACSB and EQUIS.

Located in the exciting and cosmopolitan city of Birmingham, Aston provides campus-living in the heart of a vibrant city. Birmingham is a global centre for business, commerce and industry; and home to numerous UK, merchant and overseas banks, over 500 law firms and Europe’s second largest insurance market.

School Location

Aston Twitter

Follow @astonbusiness on Twitter

RSS News Feed

Read More …

Sample Admissions Essay Questions

There is only one essay question on the Aston MBA application form:

  • Please explain why you wish to join this programme and what benefits you expect to gain. Add any further information which you think is relevant to your application, eg. career aspirations, further description of relevant employment experience. Please continue on a separate page if necessary.

MBA Application form here