It is helping to provide me with a deeper understanding and confidence in many areas of business."
Online MBA (Class of 2016)
64.5% average increase in graduate earnings.
Business School triple accredited by AACSB, AMBA and Equis.
#1 in the UK for Return on Investment.
Aston MBA Recognition
- Business School has triple accreditation from Equis, AACSB and AMBA
- Top 20 in the World (QS Distance Online MBA Rankings 2016)
- MBA ranked No. 1 in the UK and in Top 3 in world for ROI (The Economist 2014)
- Top 10 University in Online MBAs Global MBA Rankings (CEO Magazine 2016)
- Top 100 for Business and Management Studies (QS World Rankings 2015)
Online MBA Programme Highlights
Aston University has more than 20 years’ experience assisting off-campus students. The programme is designed for busy professionals and is 100 per cent online, so you can study at a time that is convenient for you.
Enter a global network, and build connections between peers, instructors and potential employers. Learners can continue on with their professional lives. At the same time, learners will be enriching their knowledge with Aston’s online MBA programme and approach to potential advancement in their careers.
"I have learnt so much from our cohort. The different cultures are amazing, and coming from finance, I haven’t always had the chance to mix with such a wide range of people." — Adiba Ali, Regulatory Reporting Controller, JP MorganThe Aston Edge
The Aston Edge is part of the online MBA programme, developed to work in tandem with the core curriculum. You will build a portfolio and gain critical skills such as innovation, managing organisational change, solving complex problems and adapting to multiple work environments.Multiple Pathways
Choose a particular pathway from a number of options to tailor your degree to your professional needs. Pathways include: International Business, Finance, Governance and Ethics, Marketing, Entrepreneurship, and Strategy.MBA Project
The MBA project is the cumulative product of coursework combined with practical application to a number of business scenarios. Multiple project types are available and can potentially be sourced by your current employer. You have four blocks (six months) to complete the major project.
Online MBA Admissions
To enter the online programme, you need one of the following:
- A good UK honours degree or an equivalent overseas degree recognised by Aston University
- A degree-level professional qualification
In addition, the applicant must have three years of postgraduate work experience and two references, one from an academic referee and one from a current or previous employer.
Applicants who have extensive work experience who have not completed a graduate qualification may apply.
Contact one of our Admissions Advisers at +44 808 168 5253 or download a brochure by filling out the form on the page.
International students require an official academic transcript with an official English translation of university grades.
International students whose native language is not English will need to satisfy English language requirements with one of the following:
- IELTS score of seven overall with no less than six in any section
- TOEFL 105 (internet-based) with a minimum score of 22 in any section
- Pearson Academic Test of English
Online MBA Funding
You can explore further funding on our Fees and Funding page.
Online MBA Core Modules
Online MBA Pathway Modules
Careers & Outcomes
“Aston was unique in several ways: First of all, it is entrepreneurship-inclined. Secondly, it has a supportive, dedicated employability team working on improving its graduates’ employability.” — Basel Hammoda, founder, Blue Ocean Consulting
A Master’s of Business Administration opens up a wide array of employment possibilities. Aston online MBA graduates have found employment either through their own entrepreneurial endeavours or in different spheres of business. Also, Aston graduates join a network of more than 200,000 alumni who work in different areas and disciplines.
Our graduates have gone on to senior positions in national and international firms, including:
- General Electric International
- Hyundai Motor Corporation
- Johnson & Johnson
- LG Electronics
- Samsung Electronics