Aston University: MBA - Master of Business Administration
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**The Aston MBA – Learn to Lead**.
Ranked as one of the world’s top MBA programmes*, The Aston MBA is empowering the next generation of global business leaders and entrepreneurs.
At the cutting-edge of innovation, we offer a highly practical, experiential approach to learning. You’ll actively engage with pioneering leadership practice and gain valuable experience working on real-life consultancy projects.
Strategically-focused and flexible, you can tailor the course to your interests and professional aspirations. Whatever your career ambitions, we can help you achieve them.
**What’s covered on the course?**
Discover cutting-edge leadership concepts and frameworks and put these principles into practice with applied exercises and real-life business projects. In doing so, you’ll develop your ability to inspire and lead enterprises and be a force for positive change within organisations.
Covering a broad range of business topics, this course will equip you with an extensive understanding of how businesses operate in today’s fiercely competitive global commercial environment.
Thanks to our practical and holistic approach to teaching, you’ll get the chance to solve real-life business challenges through various live consultancy projects. You’ll draw on your learnings from commercial disciplines, including strategy, operations management, marketing as well as finance, which will give you a well-rounded knowledge of business.
We’ll help you to develop an entrepreneurial mindset and master the arts of critical analysis and strategic thinking. This will allow you to perceive opportunities and overcome complex commercial challenges.
The Aston Edge – our personal leadership development programme will build your self-confidence, develop essentials soft skills and help you create your career development plan, which can ensure you achieve your professional goals.
You can study your MBA your way. With a wide range of optional module and our innovative self-defined study component, this flexible MBA programme can be tailored to you and your career aspirations.
You’ll be taught by a highly-regarded teaching faculty, which is made up of leading academics and experienced professionals. Our teaching philosophy is based on putting business principles into practice, meaning you’ll learn through a series of applied, task-based activities.
All this combined creates for a rewarding learning experience which will transform you and your career. We’ll help you to fulfil your potential and realise your career ambitions.
**What makes The Aston MBA experience so unique?**
These five core values underpin the entire Aston MBA programme and ensure your development is central to everything we do:
**1. Powerful Personal Development –** enhancing leadership capabilities and developing an entrepreneurial mindset to empower confident, responsible business leaders of the future.
**2. Cutting-edge Teaching –** delivering innovative and experiential teaching methods in order to provide a rich, empowering learning experience.
**3. Engaging, Flexible Curriculum –** powerful course content that reflects the modern global business environment and which can be tailored to your interests and career aspirations.
**4. Diverse, Supportive Environment –** a friendly and diverse learning environment, where inclusion and collaboration are valued.
**5. Lasting Thought Leadership –** recognising and addressing the latest trends and issues, thereby enabling you to have a meaningful impact in global business and leadership for years to come.
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|Level||RQF Level 7|
A good UK honours degree, or an equivalent overseas degree recognised by Aston University, or a degree-level professional qualification, plus:
At least three years’ relevant post-graduation work experience by the time you start your programme.
Applicants with extensive work experience:
We accept applications from candidates with extensive work experience who have not completed a graduate qualification.
We take a holistic approach in evaluating applications. If you would like to get a better idea before applying, you are welcome to contact one of our MBA advisers for an informal discussion.
Modules are assessed by individual assignments, written examinations are at the end of each term and there is group work where you will have the opportunity to analyse complicated business problems.
The course concludes with a major business project that allows you to put your new knowledge into practice. This can be approached in a number of ways including a live consultancy project with a business, a themed research project, producing a business plan for a start-up or writing a report about a company you are working or interning at.
The Aston Full-Time MBA is made up of nine core modules, one elective module, a business project and The Aston Edge professional development programme. The course is taught over a 12 month period.
Our core modules will equip you with a thorough knowledge of the key business and management issues needed in modern business. The core modules are:
Creating and Delivering Customer Value
Measuring and Enhancing Financial Performance
Designing and Managing Operations, Systems and Processes
Managing Socially Responsible Organisations
Developing an Innovative and Entrepreneurial Mindset
Leading Strategically: Shaping Complex Organisations
Research Methods for Business
|International||25850 GBP for Whole course|
|EU||25850 GBP for Whole course|
|England||25850 GBP for Whole course|
|Scotland||25850 GBP for Whole course|
|Wales||25850 GBP for Whole course|
|Northern Ireland||25850 GBP for Whole course|
Aston Business School
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WE DO BUSINESS. WE DON'T JUST TALK ABOUT IT.
At Aston Business School we believe that our students deserve the very best of opportunities to experience the real business environment, with live projects and internships to prepare them for the real world.
Our postgraduate portfolio has been designed in close partnership with business and industry in the UK and internationally, giving you an ideal platform to build you future career. Impressive accreditation, a worldwide reputation, and staff who can pass on the benefit of genuine commercial experience will enhance your prospects ...
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