Accreditation & Rankings

Accreditation & Rankings

Aston Business School is among the elite 1 per cent of business schools worldwide with triple accreditation from AMBA, AACSB and EQUIS, the leading accreditation bodies for business schools in the UK, US and Europe.

  • Recipient of Royal Charter from Queen Elizabeth II on 22 April 1966
  • Top 30 in the UK for Student Experience (Sunday Times Good University Guide 2016)
  • Top 80 in the World for Employability, according to QS Graduate Employability Rankings
  • Aston has a 100 per cent rating for Research Impact — Research and Excellence Framework
  • Six postgraduate programmes ranked in the Top 50 in Europe — Eduniversal Best Masters 2016
  • One of only three business schools in the UK to earn the Gold Level Small Business Charter Award
  • 11th out of 82 for Marketing programmes in the Complete University Guide 2018

Aston’s MBA is:

business and management studies top 100#12 Global Online MBA Rankings

  • 19th in the World (QS Distance Online MBA Rankings 2018)
  • Top 100 Worldwide Business & Management Studies ( QS World University Rankings 2019)
  • Tier One European MBA Ranking, 1 of 25 in Europe (CEO Magazine 2018)

Accounting and Finance Highlights:

  • Ranked in the Top 40 Eduniversal Best Masters 2015-16 across the UK and Western Europe
  • Ranked in the Top 200 Programmes related to Accounting or Finance in the 2018 QS Univeristy Rankings


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