Entry requirements

This programme requires: a) A good UK honours degree (2.2 minimum), or equivalent for overseas students. As well as: a) Two professional references, at least one of which must be from an academic referee. b) An official academic transcript of your university grades to date. c) A completed application form, available on our website.

Months of entry


Course content

Programme Overview

Entrepreneurial and innovation driven firms from mature, emerging and developing economies are increasingly taking advantage of global markets and seeking to improve their international strategies and operations. Therefore, development of entrepreneurial skills, combined with understanding of the international business environment, are increasingly important for those entering a career in business.

Outline of Programme

The programme aims to develop students' understanding of the global business environment and the factors that should inform both entrepreneurial business decisions and business organisation conducive to experimentation and change. It also develops the analytical and strategic skills needed to set up and manage new enterprises in the national and international contexts and the knowledge required for innovation-based business strategies. Complete outlines for all modules are available online.

Information for international students

An official academic transcript, with an official English translation, of your university grades to date is required. International students whose native language is not English will also need to satisfy our English Language requirements. For full entry requirements please visit our website.

Fees and funding

UK students
International students

Qualification and course duration


full time
12 months

Course contact details

Aston Business School Postgraduate Admissions Office
+44 (0)121 204 3200