Aston University’s Online MBA Ranked 12th by CEO Magazine

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Aston University’s Online MBA Ranked 12th by CEO Magazine

Aston MBA programmes received high recognition in the latest global rankings released by CEO Magazine. The Online MBA programme climbed 25 places to rank 12th in the world (Top 3 in the UK), catapulting Aston into the leading international business school list.  

The Aston Online MBA is an advanced business degree designed for global professionals who want the highly ranked and triple accredited Aston University Business School experience in a flexible and personal online format. The comprehensive curriculum helps them to gain the ability to think like a leader, make decisions and execute what they’ve learned in the real world.

While the full-time MBA programme has maintained its maximum Tier One status in the 2019 Global MBA rankings published by CEO Magazine, the Executive MBA programme ranked 39th. The accolade means that Aston Business School, which runs the course, is just one of seven institutions in the UK to achieve the top ranking.

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“I’m delighted that the Aston Online MBA programme has been recognised as one of the best on the world. Students choosing our programme can be assured that this high quality and flexible programme will help them to succeed in taking the next step in their future career” Dr Kristie Thomas, Senior Lecturer and Director of Online MBA

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CEO Magazine’s 2019 Global MBA rankings feature over 292 different MBA, Executive MBA and Online programmes offered by 144 schools in 25 countries. The publication has been showcasing top business schools from around the globe since it first launched in 2008, before launching its annual global MBA rankings in 2012. Aston is recognised for the scope of its research, innovative curriculum and for its outstanding faculty which has received a whopping 34.95% in ranking weightage.   

The University continues to offer international students a truly rounded university experience through the globally connected and world-leading academics.

About CEO Magazine MBA ranking

The objective of the annual CEO Magazine MBA ranking is to identify the schools that offer excellent business education with a high return on investment. CEO Magazine’s ranking system is well recognised for helping potential students with facts and a performance benchmark for those schools under review. The ranking takes into consideration data points like the quality of faculty, international diversity, class size, accreditation, faculty to student ratio, price, international exposure, work experience, professional development, gender parity and delivery methods.

The complete CEO Magazine 2019 Global MBA Rankings can be viewed on the magazine’s website.

Why Aston?

Aston Business School programmes provide students with the theoretical knowledge and practical experience required to succeed in consultancy, management, and entrepreneurship. The University has consistently received recognition for excellence in innovation, teaching, employability, facilities, internationalisation, and inclusiveness. The University is a leading name for offering the perfect balance between international diversity and international exposure for its students.

Noteworthy alumni include chief executives, directors, and specialists at international corporations including Google, IBM, Unilever, and Deutsche Bank.

Earlier this year, Aston ranked in the World Top 100 Universities for Business and Management Studies for QS 2019 Rankings.

Aston Business School is part of an elite one percent which has received triple accreditation from AACSB, EQUIS, and AMBA for providing the highest standard of academic experience for its students.