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MBA (full-time)
MBA (full-time)

MBA (full-time)

  • ID:AU440173
  • Level:Master's Degree
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  • Type:Full-time

Fees (GBP)

  • TuitionFee/Year:£25,850.00
  • LivingFee/Year:£12,180.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:£300.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:£25,850.00
  • LivingFee/Year:£12,180.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:£300.00
Estimated Total/program:
£38,330.00
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Admission Requirements

English Requirements

  •  1 band at 5.5 as a minimum. Other bands at 6.0 and above. IELTS overall 6.5

Other Requirements

  • At least three years’ relevant post-graduation work experience by the time you start your programme
  • An official academic transcript of your grades (in English) 
  • Two references – preferably one from an academic referee, the other from your current or previous employer (Two professional references may be accepted from applicants with substantial work experience).

Course Information

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.

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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.

Term 1

Term 1 Theme - Leading Teams and Projects

Our core modules will equip you with a thorough knowledge of the key business and management issues needed in modern business.

Core Modules

Measuring and Enhancing Financial Performance
This module will improve your understanding of assessing the financial health of a business. Through a state of the art business simulation, you will work in teams making financial decisions for your shared business while competing against your peers. This simulation is an engaging way to put theory into practice.
 
Creating and Delivering Customer Value
You will learn and put into practice the key concepts and theories of marketing strategy and management, including how to research and understand customer behaviour, innovation for global markets, and how to interpret data to develop marketing strategies.
 
Crafting Strategy
You will learn to link strategy theory and practice to develop your skills as a strategic, innovative and entrepreneurial thinker and doer. You will also develop your understanding of how to use financial analysis for strategic decision-making. This module is split into two parts, the first half focuses on understanding strategies whilst the second half looks and entrepreneurship and innovation.
 
Personal Leadership Focus
This module commences in Term 1 and runs throughout all terms.
 
The Aston Edge/Leadership Development
This module commences in Term 1 and runs throughout all terms.

Term 2

 

Term 2 Theme - Leading Enterprises

Our core modules will equip you with a thorough knowledge of the key business and management issues needed in modern business.

Core modules

Designing and Managing Operations, Systems and Processes
We’ll introduce you to new techniques for achieving operational efficiency and teach you how to put them into practice with visits to local organisations such as Jaguar Land Rover and Cadbury.
 
Developing an Innovative and Entrepreneurial Mindset
This module explores how entrepreneurship and innovation create value. Entrepreneurship is the process through which knowledge and creativity shape new ways of delivering these products and services either through new organisations or by revitalisation or reformation of existing ones.
 
Managing Responsible Organisations
You will develop a broad knowledge of topics such as globalisation, cultural differences, global brands, fair trade, social responsibility and philanthropy from a business perspective.
 
Personal Leadership Focus
This module commences in Term 1 and runs throughout all terms.
 
The Aston Edge/Leadership Development
This module commences in Term 1 and runs throughout all terms.

Term 3

In term 3 you will undertake one optional module.  You will select one module from the following optional modules.  Please note that optional module selection process takes place during Term 1.

Optional modules

International Business
International Marketing Management
Advanced Strategy
International Finance
E-Business Strategy
Services Innovation
In addition, you will continue with the following core modules:

Personal Leadership Focus
This module commences in Term 1 and runs throughout all terms.
 
The Aston Edge/Leadership Development
This module commences in Term 1 and runs throughout all terms.

Term 4

Business Project

The course concludes with a major business project * that gives you the opportunity to design your own learning experience to fit your own area of interest. This project acts as a springboard for your future career and as such, you can complete it in a number of ways:

•    Consultancy project on behalf of a client or your organisation
•    Business plan for your own business
•    Industry/themed research project
•    Internship (UK or overseas) and extended organisation-based project.

*Project type is subject to availability.

In addition you will conclude the following core modules:

Personal Leadership Focus
This module commences in Term 1 and runs throughout all terms.

The Aston Edge/Leadership Development
This module commences in Term 1 and runs throughout all terms.

 

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

Whilst investment banking and management consultancy have long been regarded as typical MBA careers, the list of companies who now hire MBA graduates is extensive.

Recent graduates

Roles that our recent MBA Graduates have gone into include:

  • Wealth Advisory Associate with Morgan Stanley, USA
  • Investment Banking Analyst with PrimeStreet Advisory, Thailand
  • Corporate HR Director with Amcor, Switzerland
  • Tax Manager with KPMG, Saudia Arabia
  • Credit Analyst with Standard Chartered Bank, Nigeria
  • Head of Employee engagement with Chiltern Railways, London
  • Business Analyst with CNSI, India.

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Overseas Student Health Cover

Insurance-Single: 300 GBP/year

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