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Aston University Online

Aston University Online

Aston University Online

Introduction

Why Aston?

Industry influencers study at Aston.

Aston provides a well-rounded student experience.

Since 1947, Aston University has produced graduates who have made a significant impact within their sector of business. Aston is focused on the student experience. In 2016, the National Student Survey showed 89 per cent overall student satisfaction with Aston. Sunday Times Good University Guide ranks Aston in the Top 30 out of 120 UK universities for student experience. Aston classes are designed to allow students to join a diverse, international community of current students and alumni. At the same time, the Aston online experience tailors outcomes and development to your professional needs.

Aston graduates are desirable to employers.

Aston graduates have an 82 per cent employability rating (Times/Sunday Times University Guide 2017) and rank in the top 20 in the world for Distance Online MBAs (QS University Rankings 2018). Graduates join a well-connected community, as 78.8 per cent of Aston graduates finds a job or further study within six months of graduation (2017 University Guide). Aston is a Top 10 university in the UK for graduates achieving professional jobs, according to the Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education survey. QS Employability rankings put Aston in the Top 20 in the UK for Graduate Employability.

Aston’s learning community is diverse.

Aston ranks in the Top 10 in the UK and in the Top 30 for International Outlook. Aston University Online recruits a wide range of professional learners around the world. In addition, Aston University Online Academics excel in their fields, with five QS stars, and they are ranked second in the UK for Teaching Quality (THE, Teaching Excellence Framework).

You know the advantages of studying at Aston; now take the next step by learning more about our Business School. Aston University Online offers a diverse body of postgraduate programmes, including an online MBA from a triple-accredited Business School.

Campus Features

Online Experience

“The importance of having a breadth of understanding cannot be underestimated, and really only an MBA gives you that. The flexibility to study when I want to and how I want to has been a major advantage." Phil Bromley, director/consultant, RQRA

After you’ve chosen the postgraduate programme you want to study, you’ll gain access to a programme that works around your schedule. All programmes are 100 per cent online and are offered through the virtual learning environment.

Course materials and a support network are built into the virtual learning environment. You’ll be guided through structured modules and assessed in a variety of ways, including group assignments, individual projects, as well as written and oral examinations. A Student Support Advisor will work with you every step of the way to ensure you always have the support you need.

You remain a student and a professional, so what you learn today can be applied tomorrow in real-world situations. The diverse online community created at Aston is made up of international students from a breadth of disciplines. As Aston University encourages enterprising minds, you’ll be exposed to new methodologies that will enhance your personal and professional life.

    Scholarships and Funding

    You may be eligible for postgraduate funding through many channels including loans, studentships, bursaries, grants or assistance from your employer. To get started on your search, view more information on student financing here.

    Master’s Loan

    Postgraduate Master’s Loans are now available for eligible students starting a full-time or part-time master’s programme after 1 August 2021. You may be able to borrow up to £11,570 to pay your programme fees and help with living costs.

    You may be eligible if you:

    • Are under age 60
    • Ordinarily, live in the UK*
    • Don’t already have a master’s degree or higher qualification

    *Student finance for EU, Swiss, Norwegian, Icelandic or Liechtenstein nationals will be available from August 2021.

    Doctoral Loan

    A Postgraduate Doctoral Loan of up to £27,265 is also available if your DBA programme starts on or after 1 August 2021. It is not dependent on your income or your family’s and is paid directly to you.

    Home students, including EU students with settled or pre-settled status, living in England may be eligible for a non-means-tested low-interest loan towards tuition costs and living expenses.

    Need More Assistance?

    Our advisors are happy to share more information about programme fees and eligibility or answer any other questions you may have. Schedule an appointment to speak with an advisor at your convenience or complete the form for more information.

    Rankings

    Creating tomorrow’s leaders, today

    Aston University Online is targeted to professionals and individuals who have established themselves in their fields and want to work toward the next step in their careers. For more than 60 years, Aston has garnered respect and has been recognised for its excellence, including:

    • Guardian University of the Year 2020
    • QS five-star ranking for excellence
    • Six postgraduate programmes ranked in the Top 50 in Europe — Eduniversal Best Masters 2016
    • In exclusive 1 per cent of triple-accredited business schools
    • Business and Management Studies programme in Top 100 — QS World Ranking by Studies
    • 100 per cent for Research Impact — Research and Excellence Framework
    • One of only three business schools in the UK to earn the Gold Level Small Business Charter Award

    The Business School creates career-ready graduates who master needed skills for today’s competitive marketplace. Skills emphasised include:

    • Negotiation
    • Communication
    • Leadership
    • Teamwork
    • Innovative thinking

    With a wide range of modules and a diverse student population, Aston offers students an online learning community. Students can build their network with peers and instructors while enjoying the convenience of an online degree. Designed for working professionals and busy adult learners, students can take classes 24/7 at their convenience and finish some degrees in as few as two years.

    An online degree from Aston University carries with it the same reputation for academic excellence and career-ready focus that employers desire.

    Accreditations

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    Locations

    • Aston University, B4 7ET, Birmingham

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