Taught course

Business and Management

Aston University · Aston Business School

Entry requirements

A good UK honours degree (2:2 minimum) or equivalent.

As well as:

Two professional references – at least one must be from an academic referee, an official academic transcript of your university grades to date and a completed application form.

Months of entry

January, September

Course content

Suitable for graduates of all disciplines, this dynamic programme is a fantastic platform to launch your career. You’ll benefit from a detailed insight into many areas of business, from strategy to operations and from marketing to people management. You’ll also gain key leadership and management skills. By the end of the course, you’ll be equipped to go into a variety of roles for a range of organisations, including international companies and those operating in the third sector.

The course will provide you with a clear understanding of modern business practices. It will develop your analytical and critical-thinking skills, allowing you to solve complex commercial problems and identify and deliver successful business strategy. Other skills you will develop include interpreting financial statements, developing marketing and pricing strategies, and understanding strategy and innovation processes.

We’ll teach you the fundamental principles as well as the latest concepts in management. As well as this theoretical background, our emphasis on applied learning will help you to develop your leadership skills in practise. With a wide selection of optional modules, this course provides you with opportunity to tailor your studies to suit your interests or professional ambitions. You’ll be able to gain advanced-level understanding of subject areas, including finance, marketing, human resource and entrepreneurship. Whatever career path you’re looking to take, we can help you get on the right track.

We’re part of an elite group of business schools thanks to our triple accreditation from AACSB, EQUIS and AMBA. We can help to enhance your career prospects, boost your earning potential and set you on the pathway for a successful, rewarding career.

We boast a strong reputation and an impressive track-record for student satisfaction, teaching quality and employability. Our recent graduates have gone onto to secure roles with prestigious international organisations, including Deloitte, Rolls Royce and Lloyds TSB.

You can choose to study this course as part of our double degree programme.

Study abroad and internship opportunities available.

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Information for international students

An official academic transcript, with official English translation of your university grades to date. Students whose native language is not English also need to satisfy our English language requirements.

Fees and funding

Scholarships are available to support academically talented students. Simply submit your application and you will be automatically assessed for eligibility.

Find out about our scholarships here.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MSc
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

0121 204 3200