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                A transformational MBA for managers who want to accelerate their thinking, career and potential.
                Full Time MBA
                • The Aston Full-Time MBA is an intensive 12-month programme that will open your mind to the latest business skills, tools and thinking necessary to become an effective global manager in the 21st Century.
                • Intake: October
                • Duration: 12 months
                • Teaching: 100 hours of learning and 30-40 hours in class per module
                • Requirements: Compulsory study week at another top European Business School
                Online MBA
                This option allows busy business professionals to fit their MBA studies around other work and life commitments. All elements of the programme can be completed in your free time, using virtual classroom materials. 
                • Intake: October and January
                • Duration: 27 months
                • Modules: Two modules per term followed by a six-month business project
                • Teaching: 100 hours of learning per module
                • Requirements: Virtual (online) induction.
                • Residential: July each year, at Aston in the first year, with a partner institution in the second year.
                Gain the insight to move your career forward and the edge needed to succeed in a competitive world.
                Study at one of the top one per cent of business schools worldwide with triple accreditation from AMBA, AACSB and EQUIS.
                Benefit from Aston’s world-leading research in international business and our global network of corporate connections.
                Study anytime, anywhere with a choice of flexible pathways.
                Get value for money – our full-time MBA was ranked 1st in the UK and 2nd in the world for return on investment by The Economist (good-value MBAs 2014)

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                There is only one essay question on the Aston MBA application form:

                • Please explain why you wish to join this programme and what benefits you expect to gain. Add any further information which you think is relevant to your application, eg. career aspirations, further description of relevant employment experience. Please continue on a separate page if necessary.

                MBA Application form here


                • Applicants Per Year: 361
                • Applicants Admitted Percentage: 61
                • Class Size: 60
                • International Student Percentage: 93
                • Female Percentage: 30
                • Course Length: 12
                • Employed Graduates Percentage: 89
                • Salary Increase Percentage: 85
                • Average Gmat: 620
                • Course Fee: USD 36, 670
                • Application Deadline: July
                • Accredited: AACSBAMBAEQUIS
                • Featured Professors: 1575
                • Living Expenses: $11,682.84-$12,581.52
                • Average Age: 29
                • Average Work Years: 7
                • Businessweek Ranking: 0
                • Economist Ranking: 87

                AKA: Aston, ABS

                Application Deadlines

                • Full-time MBA program: July
                • Part-time: "The deadline for the part-time and online learning routes, the application procedure is ongoing throughout the year"

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                Iftikhar Ahmend

                MBA Recruitment Manager

                Aston, UK

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