Business School triple accredited by AACSB, AMBA and Equis.

Triple-Accredited Online MBA Program UK for Distance Learning

Aston's Distance MBA Fees & Tuition Information

Fast Facts

  • 100% online - bringing quality UK education to your doorstep
  • Complete in two years; six intakes per year
  • Affordable, accredited quality degree
  • Flexible study option - perfect for working professionals
  • Work experience counts - entry route without undergraduate degree available
  • Join global alumni network of more than 90,000
  • Build connections with peers and future business leaders

Aston MBA Recognition

  • Business School has triple accreditation from Equis, AACSB and AMBA
  • Top 15 in the World (QS Distance Online MBA Rankings 2017)
  • MBA ranked No. 1 in the UK and in Top 3 in world for ROI (The Economist 2014)
  • 37th - Online MBAs Global MBA Rankings (CEO Magazine 2018)
  • Student satisfaction score 90% (National Student Survey)

To learn more about the Aston MBA programme, such as admissions information and fees, request more info.

Programme Details

  • 100% online
  • 180 credit hours
  • Complete in two years; six intakes per year
  • 9 modules
  • Core modules: 90 credits, Pathway modules: 30 credits, Major project: 60 credits
  • Take one seven-week module at a time: six weeks of learning and one week of assessment


Individuals applying to the online MBA programme must have:

  • A good UK honours degree or an equivalent overseas degree recognised by Aston University, together with 3 years of management experience, or
  • If you do not have a honours degree or equivalent, you may be considered on 7+ years management/progressive leadership experience, clearly detailed in your CV
  • If you do not have management experience and are looking to enhance your business skills, Aston offers an Online MSc in Business and Management

Contact one of our Admissions Advisers at +44 808 168 5253 or contact us for more information.

International Students

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 of the University.

Get Your Programme Guide for more information

Online MBA Fees & Funding

  • Students from EU countries (including the UK) — £18,700 GBP
  • Students from non-EU countries — £18,700 GBP

You can explore further funding on our Fees and Funding page.

Measuring and Enhancing Financial Performance (15 Credits)

The module aims to enable students to understand and interpret a range of financial statements and other financial information used by organisational stakeholders to aid decision-making in relation to the allocation of capital.

Creating and Delivering Customer Value (15 Credits)

The module aims to develop skills and competencies necessary to critically analyse organisational marketing options and contribute to strategic marketing decision-making.

Designing and Managing Operations, Systems and Processes (15 Credits)

The module aims to provide an understanding of the role of operations management and how it contributes to business competitiveness.

Leading Strategically Complex Organisations (15 Credits)

The module aims to introduce theoretical and real-world perspectives on leading modern complex organisations, including consideration of the complexity of behaviour, processes, systems and cultures.

International Business (15 Credits)
International Business Pathway

The aim of this module is to provide a systematic understanding of the fundamental aspects of the global business environment that influence business decisions and behaviour.

Business Finance (15 Credits)

Finance Pathway

The module aims to introduce the key principles and challenges of financial management decisions; the characteristics of different forms of finance; and the linkages between organisations, the financial markets and financial strategy.


Global Finance and Financial Markets (15 Credits)

Finance Pathway

This module provides an advanced understanding of finance in a global setting and the linkages among global financial markets. It also introduces how assets are priced globally and the impacts of financial regulation on asset prices.


International Marketing Management (15 Credits)

Marketing Pathway

This module aims to develop an appreciation of the special requirements for successfully conducting international marketing activities.


Integrated Marketing Communications (15 Credits)

Marketing Pathway

The aim of this module is to introduce and explore the key theories and concepts underlying the role of marketing communications and to develop an understanding of how a range of marketing communications tools and approaches can be practically applied to develop effective marketing communications strategies.


Entrepreneurial Strategies (15 Credits)

Entrepreneurship Pathway

This module aims to equip students with the analytical and strategic skills necessary to start a successful small business. It also aims to contribute to an entrepreneurial culture amongst Aston postgraduates and encourage students to consider entrepreneurship as an alternative to employment.


Managing Responsible Organisations (15 Credits)

Strategy Pathway

This module aims to develop students’ knowledge and skills to examine, evaluate and design socially responsible and sustainable management strategies.


MBA Project (60 Credits)
  • Core element of programme
  • Culmination of all skills learned
  • Ideal portfolio piece to show current or potential employers

The module aims to enable students to apply relevant theories, frameworks and tools introduced throughout the programme and to develop the research and/or consultancy competencies of students in the investigation of a management/organisational issue or new venture opportunity.