Business and Management

Aston University

M.Sc. Online
24 months
4750 GBP/year
4750 GBP/year
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The MSc Business and Management programme from Aston University Online features a versatile business curriculum focused on developing highly competent professionals and managers. Open to students from all disciplines and academic backgrounds, the programme refines business competencies while introducing essential management principles and techniques.


Graduates gain a wide range of skills including interpreting financial statements, developing marketing and pricing strategies, as well as understanding strategies in tandem with innovation processes. 

The MSc Business and Management programme from  Aston University Online prepares individuals to enter and excel in a range of professions and environments from small businesses to worldwide brands.

Online Business Management Degree: Develop Your Business Edge

The Aston University online MSc Business & Management distance learning programme is open to students of all backgrounds and is perfect for a professional looking to get into management. 

This programme introduces essential management principles and techniques that are broadly applicable. Graduates are prepared to excel in a range of professions and environments, from small businesses to global brands.

Multiple Pathways

Tailor degree to fit professional needs:

  • Global Business:

Learn about the global business environment and how it influences business decisions and behaviour.

  • Finance:

Focus on financial management decisions, the characteristics of different forms of finance, and the linkages between organisations, the financial markets and financial strategy.

  • Organisational Development:

Gain the critical knowledge and skills to identify and navigate key organisational development issues, including ethics and human resource management.

  • Entrepreneurship:

Gain the skills necessary to start a successful small business or to innovate within an existing organisation.

Key Skills

  • Technical: 

Learn the IT, computing and other technical skills that will make you more marketable to potential employers

  • Critical Analysis: 

Understand financial reports and learn how to write insightful company reports

  • Presentation skills: 

Learn essential communication skills including how to present your ideas in a dynamic way

  • Problem solving: 

Become a constructive, critical thinker who understands the importance of solving problems

  • Decision-making: 

“More is lost by indecision than wrong decision. Indecision is the thief of opportunity.” - Marcus Tullius Cicero

Recognised by Employers Worldwide

Graduates have gone on to enter a number of fields and disciplines, including human resources, strategic management, operations, marketing and accounting. Positions held by recent graduates span a breadth of countries and continents. Some examples are:

  • Brand Activation Executive — Unilever (United Arab Emirates)
  • Communications and Training Executive — Tesco (UK)
  • Management Consultant — Deloitte (India)
  • Senior Business Analyst — Lloyds TSB (UK)
  • Strategic Project Leader — Rolls-Royce (UK)


Triple Accreditation from Equis, AACSB and AMBA

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Accounting for Non-Financial Managers
  • Marketing
  • Strategic Management
  • The Economic Environment of Business
  • Operations Management
  • Organisational Behaviour
  • Dissertation/Project


The Aston University online MSc Business & Management programme is open to students of all backgrounds and is perfect for a professional looking to get into management. 

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.
More details

Six intakes per year




180 alternative credits



Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
Lower Second Class

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A good UK honours degree (minimum lower second class) OR
  • An equivalent overseas degree recognised by Aston University

Tuition Fee

  • International

    4750 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9500 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    4750 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9500 GBP for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.


  • If you apply for a postgraduate loan, you’ll be eligible for £10,000 GBP to pay fees.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Due for update

Updated over a year ago

Check the official programme website for potential updates.

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